Academics

Sport & Exercise Science Major Requirements

A major in sport & exercise science consists of at least 56 credits: a core of 28 credits, 13 collateral credits and 15 elective credits.

A. Core courses (28 credits)

BIO 202 Principles of Biology (4 credits)
BIO 225 Human Anatomy & Physiology 1 (4 credits)
BIO 255 Human Anatomy & Physiology 2 (4 credits)
BIO 265 Muscle Physiology (4 credits)
PED 315 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries (2 credits)
SPE 325 Physiology of Exercise (4 credits)
SPE 425 Kinesiology and Biomechanics (3 credits)
SPE 490 Internship (2-3 credits)

B. Collateral Requirements (minimum 13 credits)

CHE 101 or CHE 161 General Chemistry 1 (4-5 credits)
MAT 117 Statistics (3 credits)
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
PSY 120 Human Growth and Development (3 credits)

C. Elective courses (select at least 15 credits from the following)

BIO 323 Medical Terminology (2 credits)
BIO 240 Nutrition (3 credits)
BIO 355 Pathophysiology (3 credits)
BIO 372 Developmental Biology (4 credits)
BIO 455 Advanced Physiology (4 credits)
COM 405 Sports Communication (3 credits)
PED 152 Cardio Pump (1 credit)
PED 154 Strength and Power Development (1 credit)
PED 330 Theory and Methods of Coaching (1 credit)
PSY 240 Sport Psychology (3 credits)
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology (3 credits)
SPE 310 Motor Learning & Development