Exercise and Sport Science

Description

The Exercise and Sport Science degree is designed to prepare students for a number of vocations in fields related to kinesiology. These include private and corporate wellness, cardiac rehabilitation, physical therapy, and exercise physiology. In addition, the major prepares students for further study in kinesiology at the graduate level.

Interests and Skills

The degree includes a 34-hour core of kinesiology courses. Students then opt to take 36-39 hours in 2 or 3 concentrations. These concentrations are fitness, nutrition, business, health promotion, coaching/sport skill, preprofessional track, and disability sports. Finally, students may have room in their program for one 3- hour elective course, depending on the concentrations chosen.

Degree Options

This program does not lead to teacher certification.

Career Opportunities

Coach, Athletic Coordinator, Sports Nutritionist, Physical Therapist

Jobs of Experienced Alumni

Coach

Exercise and Sport Science (HPES)

Semester 1 Semester 2
EN 101 EN 102
NATURAL SCI CORE NATURAL SCI BSC 109 PREFERRED
FINE ARTS CORE ATR272
KIN 199 HISTORY CORE
HI OR SB MATH CORE
Semester 3 Semester 4
LITERATURE CORE HIOR SB CORE
BSC 215 BSC 216
HU, L, OR FA KIN 300
HI OR SB HU, L, OR FA
FL OR C FL OR C
Semester 5 Semester 6
KIN 362 KIN 366
KIN 365 WRITING CORE
CONCENTRATION COURSE CONCENTRATION COURSE
CONCENTRATION COURSE CONCENTRATION COURSE
CONCENTRATION COURSE CONCENTRATION COURSE
Semester 7 Semester 8
KIN 464 KIN 468
KIN 492 CONCENTRATION COURSE
CONCENTRATION COURSE CONCENTRATION COURSE
CONCENTRATION COURSE CONCENTRATION COURSE
CONCENTRATION COURSE  

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