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College of Health and Human Performance


Department of Kinesiology


Stacey R. Altman, Chair, 176 Minges Coliseum

BS in Exercise Physiology

The program provides competencies and knowledge in the field of exercise physiology. Graduates of the program are prepared to pursue further academic training in exercise physiology, physical therapy, medicine, and other allied health careers. A minimum cumulative 2.75 GPA and 32 s.h. foundations curriculum are required for admission. A minimum grade of C (2.0) is required in BIOL 1150, 1151; CHEM 1150, 1151; ENGL 1100, 1200; MATH 1065. Majors must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and a minimum grade of C (2.0) is required in BIOL 2140, 2141, 2150, 2151; CHEM 1160, 1161; and all required EXSS courses. Minimum degree requirement is 126 s.h. of credit as follows:

  1. Foundations curriculum requirements (For information about courses that carry foundations curriculum credit see Liberal Arts Foundations Curriculum) including those listed below - 42 s.h.
    BIOL 1150, 1151. Principles of Biology: A Human Approach (4,0) (FC:SC)
    CHEM 1150, 1151. General Chemistry and Laboratory I (3,1) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) (P/C: MATH 1065; C for 1150: CHEM 1151; C for 1151: CHEM 1150)
    MATH 1065. College Algebra (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: Appropriate score on math placement test or math section of the SAT/ACT)
    PSYC 1000. Introductory Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
  2. Core - 42 s.h.
    EXSS 2000. Introductory Exercise and Sport Science (3) (F,S,SS)
    EXSS 2850. Structural Kinesiology (1) (F,S,SS)
    EXSS 3805. Physiology of Exercise (3) (F,S,SS) (P: BIOL 2130 or BIOL 2140, 2150; EXSS 2850)
    EXSS 3806. Physiology of Exercise Laboratory (1) (F,S,SS) One 2-hour lab per week. (P/C: EXSS 3805)
    EXSS 3850. Introduction to Biomechanics (3) (F,S,SS) (P: BIOL 2140; EXSS 2850; PHYS 1250, 1251; or consent of instructor)
    EXSS 4805. Exercise Evaluation and Prescription Laboratory (1) (F,S,SS) (C: EXSS 4806)
    EXSS 4806. Exercise Evaluation and Prescription (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: EXSS 3805; health and human performance major or minor; or consent of instructor; C: EXSS 4805)
    EXSS 4809. Exercise Prescription for Clinical Populations (3) (F,S,SS) (P: EXSS 4806)
    EXSS 4991. Independent Research in Exercise Physiology (3) (WI*) (F,S) (P: EXSS 4806; or consent of exercise physiology degree director)
    EXSS 4992. Research Internship in Exercise Physiology (12) (F,S) (P: Completion of all other requirements for the exercise physiology degree or consent of internship coordinator)
    EXSS 5020. Exercise Adherence (3) (P: PSYC 1000; P/C: EXSS 4806; health and human performance major or minor; or consent of dept chair)
    Choose 6 s.h. approved electives
  3. Cognates - 38 s.h.
    BIOL 2140, 2150. Human Physiology and Anatomy (3,3) (P: CHEM 1120 or 1150; 2.75 GPA or consent of instructor; P for 2150: BIOL 2140; 2.75 GPA or consent of instructor; C for 2140: BIOL 2141; C for 2150: BIOL 2151)
    BIOL 2141, 2151. Human Physiology and Anatomy Laboratory (1,1) (P for 2151: BIOL 2141; C for 2141: BIOL 2140; C for 2151: BIOL 2150)
    BIOS 1500. Introduction to Biostatistics (3) (F,S) (P: MATH 1065 or equivalent or consent of instructor)or MATH 2228. Elementary Statistical Methods I (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (For students with limited mathematical training) (May receive credit for one of MATH 2228, 2283) (P: MATH 1065 or equivalent) or MATH 2283. Statistics for Business (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (May receive credit for one of MATH 2228, 2283) (P: MATH 1065 or 1066 or equivalent)
    CHEM 1160, 1161. General Chemistry and Laboratory I (3,1) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) (P: CHEM 1150, 1151; C for 1160: CHEM 1161; C for 1161: CHEM 1160; RC: MATH 1083 or 1085)
    CHEM 2750. Organic Chemistry I (3) (F,S,SS) (P: CHEM 1160, 1161; C: CHEM 2753)
    CHEM 2753. Organic Chemistry Laboratory I (1) (F,S,SS) (C: CHEM 2750)
    CHEM 2760. Organic Chemistry II (3) (F,S,SS) (P: CHEM 2750; C: CHEM 2763)
    CHEM 2763. Organic Chemistry Laboratory II (1) (F,S,SS) (P: CHEM 2750, 2753; C: CHEM 2760)
    NUTR 1000. Contemporary Nutrition (3) or NUTR 2105. Nutrition Science (3)
    PHYS 1250, 1260. General Physics (3,3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) (P for 1250: MATH 1065 or 1066; P for 1260: PHYS 1250)
    PHYS 1251, 1261. General Physics Laboratory (1,1) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) (C for 1251: PHYS 1250 or 2350; C for 1261: PHYS 1260 or 2260)
  4. Electives to complete requirements for graduation - 5 s.h.

BS in Exercise Physiology/Doctorate of Physical Therapy

The BS/DPT program provides a means by which undergraduate students at East Carolina University enroll in the program of exercise physiology with the intention of preparing for a professional doctoral degree path in physical therapy (DPT). The student in this program will count 15 s.h. of graduate physical therapy course work towards the BS in exercise physiology. The student will complete the DPT in six years for a total of 217 s.h. This course work includes all foundations curriculum courses, core requirements for the undergraduate degree, and prerequisites and core requirements for the DPT. A student may be granted provisional acceptance to the DPT program after their second year of study based on competitive academic qualifications. Upon successful completion of the first year of the DPT degree, BS /DPT students are awarded the appropriate bachelor’s degree.

BS in Health Fitness Specialist

The health fitness specialist program is endorsed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) as providing all competencies necessary for the ACSM Health Fitness Instructor® certificate exam. This program provides competencies and knowledge for students to develop and conduct health and fitness programs in commercial, corporate, clinical and community settings. A minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA is required for admission as well as successful completion of the EXSS majors' fitness test. Students must have nine semester hours of writing intensive credit from Foundations Curriculum. A minimum grade of C (2.0) in all required EXSS courses is required to complete the degree. Minimum degree requirement is 125 s.h. of credit as follows:

  1. Foundations curriculum requirements (For information about courses that carry foundations curriculum credit see Liberal Arts Foundations Curriculum) including those listed below - 42 s.h.
    BIOL 1050. General Biology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC)
    BIOL 1051. General Biology Laboratory (1) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC)
    CHEM 1020. General Descriptive Chemistry (4) (S) (FC: SC)
    COMM 2020. Fundamentals of Speech Communication (3) (F,S) (FC:FA) or COMM 2410. Public Speaking (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:FA) or COMM 2420. Business and Professional Communication (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:FA)
    MATH 1065. College Algebra (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: Appropriate score on math placement test or math section of the SAT/ACT)
    PSYC 1000. Introductory Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    PSYC 3206. Developmental Psychology (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) (P: PSYC 1000 or 1060)
  2. Core - 44 s.h.
    EXSS 1101. Physical Conditioning (1) (F,S,SS) (P: EXSS 1000 or 1001)
    EXSS 1114. Aerobic Dance (1) (F,S,SS) (P: EXSS 1000 or 1001)
    EXSS 2000. Introductory Exercise and Sport Science (3) (F,S,SS)
    EXSS 2202. Motor Learning and Performance (3) (F,S,SS)
    EXSS 2850. Structural Kinesiology (1) (F,S,SS)
    EXSS 3800. Measurement of Physical Activity and Fitness (2) (Formerly EXSS 3804) (P: BITE 2112 or MIS 2223 or EXSS 2050; EXSS 2000; or consent of instructor; C: EXSS 3801)
    EXSS 3801. Measurement of Physical Activity and Fitness Laboratory (1) (2 lab hours per week) (P: BITE 2112 or MIS 2223 or EXSS 2050; EXSS 2000; or consent of instructor; C: EXSS 3800)
    EXSS 3805. Physiology of Exercise (3) (F,S,SS) (P: BIOL 2130 or BIOL 2140, 2150; EXSS 2850)
    EXSS 3806. Physiology of Exercise Laboratory (1) (F,S,SS) (One 2-lab hour per week) (P/C: EXSS 3805)
    EXSS 3850. Introduction to Biomechanics (3) (F,S,SS) (P: BIOL 2130 or BIOL 2140; EXSS 2850; PHYS 1250, 1251; or consent of instructor)
    EXSS 3880. Personal Fitness Training (2) (P: Declared EXSS major or consent of instructor; C: EXSS 3881)
    EXSS 3881. Personal Fitness Training Laboratory (1) (2 lab hours per week) (P: Declared EXSS major or consent of instructor; C: EXSS 3880)
    EXSS 4805. Exercise Evaluation and Prescription Laboratory (1) (F,S,SS) (C: EXSS 4806)
    EXSS 4806. Exercise Evaluation and Prescription (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: EXSS 3805; health and human performance major or minor; or consent of instructor; C: EXSS 4805)
    EXSS 4850. Exercise Leadership (3) (F,S) (P: EXSS 1114 or 1214, 3805; declared EXSS major or consent of instructor)
    EXSS 5020. Exercise Adherence (3) (P: PSYC 1000; P/C: EXSS 4806; health and human performance major or minor; or consent of dept chair)
    EXSS 5800. Physical Activity and Aging (3) (SL)
    Choose 3 s.h. of EXSS electives.
    Choose 3 s.h. of approved EXSS electives at or above the 3000 level.
    Choose 3 s.h. from the following:
    ATEP 2800. Medical Nomenclature for Human Performance (2) (F,S,SS)
    ATEP 3350. Concepts in Pharmacology (3) (F,S,SS) (RP: ATEP 2800 or equivalent)
    HLTH 2125, 2126. Safety Education and First Aid (3,0) (F,S,SS) (2 classroom and 2 lab hours per week) (P: HLTH 1000 or 1050; C for 2125: HLTH 2126; C for 2126: HLTH 2125)
    HLTH 3002. Women’s Health Across the Lifespan (3) (P: HLTH 3010)
    HLTH 3010. Health Problems I (3) (F,S,SS) (P: BIOL 2130 or 2140; HLTH 1000 or 1050; or consent of instructor)
    HLTH 3020. Health Disparities (3) (F,S,SS) (P: HLTH 1000 or 1050; 3010; or consent of instructor)
    HLTH 3050. Public Health Systems and Policy (3) (P: HLTH 1000 or 1050)
    HLTH 4604. Applied Principles of Health Promotion (3) (SL*) (F,S) (P: BIOL 2130 or 2140; NUTR 2105; PSYC 1000; or consent of instructor)
    HLTH 5900. Stress Management (3) (S) (P: Undergraduate course in anatomy and physiology; graduate standing; or consent of instructor)
  3. Cognates - 20 s.h.
    BITE 2112. Introduction to Information Processing Technology (3) (F,S,SS) or MIS 2223. Introduction to Computers (3) (F,S,SS) or EXSS 2050. Computer Applications in Exercise and Sport Science (3)
    BIOL 2130. Survey of Human Physiology and Anatomy (4) (F,S,SS) (P: BIOL 1050, 1051; or 1100, 1101)
    HLTH 2220, 2221. Basic Athletic Training (3,0) (F,S,SS) (P: HLTH 1000 or 1050); C for 2220: HLTH 2221; C for 2221: HLTH 2220)
    HLTH 4200. Planning and Evaluation in Worksite Health Promotion (3) (F,S,SS) (P: Completion of core courses)
    NUTR 2105. Nutrition Science (3)
    PHYS 1250. General Physics (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) (P: MATH 1065)
    PHYS 1251. General Physics Laboratory (1) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) (C for 1251: PHYS 1250 or 2350)
  4. Internship - 12 s.h.
    EXSS 4800. Internship in Health Fitness (12) (F,S,SS) (P: Declared major and satisfactory completion of all other degree requirements or consent of dept chair)
  5. Electives to complete requirements for graduation.

BS in Physical Education

A minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA, documented scores for Praxis I Series (PPST, CBT or documented scores on SAT/ACT), successful completion of the EXSS majors' fitness test, and successful completion of the computer competency requirement are required to declare a major in the BS in physical education degree. A minimum grade of C (2.0) is required in all EXSS courses and HLTH 4323 for successful completion of the degree. A minimum grade of C for interdisciplinary human studies concentration courses is required for licensure. See Section 8, Academic Programs, College of Education, Licensure, for NC teacher licensure requirements. Minimum degree requirement is 128 s.h. of credit as follows:

  1. Foundations curriculum and special requirements for students preparing to teach and for certification (For information about courses that carry foundations curriculum credit see Liberal Arts Foundations Curriculum) including those listed below - 42 s.h.
    BIOL 1050, 1051. General Biology and Laboratory (3,1) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) or BIOL 1100, 1101. Principles of Biology and Laboratory I (3,1) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) (P/C for 1101: BIOL 1100)
    PHYS 1250. General Physics (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) (P: MATH 1065)
    PHYS 1251. General Physics Laboratory (1) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) (C for 1251: PHYS 1250 or 2350)
  2. Core - 38 s.h.
    EXSS 2122. Motor Development (2) (F,S) (P: BIOL 2130; EXSS 2850)
    EXSS 2202. Motor Learning and Performance (3) (F,S,SS)
    EXSS 2323. Principles of Physical Education (2) (F,S,SS)
    EXSS 2500. Dance in the Schools (2) (F,S,SS) (P: EXSS 1000 or 1001)
    EXSS 2600. Movement Education (3) (F,S,SS) (P: EXSS 1000 or 1001)
    EXSS 2850. Structural Kinesiology (1) (F,S,SS)
    EXSS 2900. Teaching Skillful Movement (3) (F,S,SS) (P: EXSS 2323; P/C: EXSS 2202)
    EXSS 3000. Curriculum in Physical Education (2) (F)
    EXSS 3510. Lifetime Activities (1) (F,S,SS) (P: Declared EXSS major; EXSS 1000 or 1001)
    EXSS 3520. Team Sports (1) (F,S,SS) (P: Declared EXSS major; EXSS 1000 or 1001)
    EXSS 3530. Field Sports (1) (F,S,SS) (P: Declared EXSS major; EXSS 1000 or 1001)
    EXSS 3540. Fitness Education (2) (F,S,SS) (P: Declared EXSS major)
    EXSS 3805. Physiology of Exercise (3) (F,S,SS) (P: BIOL 2130 or BIOL 2140, 2150; EXSS 2850)
    EXSS 3850. Introduction to Biomechanics (3) (F,S,SS) (P: BIOL 2130 or BIOL 2140; EXSS 2850; PHYS 1250, 1251; or consent of instructor)
    EXSS 3900. Elementary School Instruction in Physical Education (3) (F,S) (P: Upper division standing; EXSS 2122, 2500, 2600, 2900)
    EXSS 3906. Physical Education for Special Populations (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: Upper division standing; EXSS 2323; SPED 2000; or consent of instructor)
    EXSS 4804. Measurement and Evaluation in Exercise and Sport Science (3) (F,SS) (P: Upper division standing; EXSS 2323; MATH 1065; health and human performance major or minor or consent of dept chair)
  3. Cognates - 7 s.h.
    BIOL 2130. Survey of Human Physiology and Anatomy (4) (F,S,SS) (P: BIOL 1050, 1051; or 1100, 1101)
    HLTH 4323. Methods of Teaching Health Education (3) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division)
  4. Professional studies - 29-30 s.h.
    EDTC 4001. Technology in Education (2) (F,S) ) (P: Admission to upper division)
    EDUC 3002. Introduction to Diversity (3)
    EDUC 3200. Foundations of American Education (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: Early experience course or consent of instructor)
    EDUC 4400. Foundations of School Learning, Motivation, and Assessment (3) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division; C: Senior I semester) or PSYC 4305. Educational Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (P: PSYC 2201 or 2240 or 3206 or 3240 or equivalent)
    EXSS 2123. Early Experiences for the Prospective Teacher (1) (F,S)
    EXSS 4323. Middle and High School Instruction in Physical Education (3) (F,S) (P: Upper division standing; EXSS 3510, 3520, 3530, 3540, 3900; P/C: 4804)
    EXSS 4324. Internship in Exercise and Sport Science (9) (F,S) (P: Upper division standing; completion of upper-division courses, except READ 3990, EXSS 4325; C: EXSS 4325)
    EXSS 4325. Internship Seminar: Issues in Physical Education (1) (F,S) (P: Upper division standing; C: EXSS 4324)
    READ 3990. Teaching Reading in the Content Areas in the Secondary School (2) (F,S,SS) or READ 5317. Reading in the Junior and Senior High School (3)
    SPED 2000. Introduction to Exceptional Children (2) (F,S,SS)
  5. Interdisciplinary Human Studies Academic Concentration A maximum of 6 s.h. may count toward foundations curriculum requirements.) - 18 s.h.
    Courses Required for Licensure:
    HLTH 2125, 2126. First Aid and CPR (3,0) (F,S,SS) (P: HLTH 1000 or 1050; C for 2125: HLTH 2126; C for 2126: HLTH 2125)
    HLTH 3020. Health Disparities (3) (F,S,SS) (P: HLTH 1000 or 1050; 3010; or consent of instructor)
    NUTR 2105. Nutrition Science (3)
    9 s.h. electives to complete Interdisciplinary Human Studies Concentration (See College of Education, Academic Concentration: Interdisciplinary Human Studies Concentration)

BS in Sports Studies

The program provides the competencies and knowledge for students to pursue a variety of sport-related careers. A minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA and 32 s.h. of foundations curriculum coursework are required for admission to the program. A minimum grade of C (2.0) is needed in all required EXSS courses for successful completion of the degree. The degree requires the student to declare an approved minor. Minimum degree requirement is 122 s.h.

  1. Foundations curriculum requirements (For information about courses that carry foundations curriculum credit see Liberal Arts Foundations Curriculum) including those listed below - 42 s.h.
    BIOL 1050, 1051. General Biology and Laboratory (3,1) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) (C for 1051: BIOL 1030 or 1050)
    COMM 2410. Public Speaking (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:FA) or COMM 2420. Business and Professional Communication (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:FA) or COMM 2020. Fundamentals of Speech Communication (3) (F,S) (FC:FA)
    MATH 1065. College Algebra (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: Appropriate score on math placement test or math section of the SAT/ACT) or MATH 1066. Applied Mathematics for Decision Making (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: Appropriate score on math placement test or approval of department chair)
    PHIL 1110. Introduction to Philosophy (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:HU) or PHIL 1175. Introduction to Ethics (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:HU) PHIL 1176. Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:HU)
    PHYS 1250, 1251. General Physics and Laboratory (3,1) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC)
    PSYC 1000. Introductory Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    RCLS 2601. Leisure in Society (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
  2. Core - 35 s.h.
    EXSS 2000. Introductory Exercise and Sport Science (3) (F,S,SS)
    EXSS 2202. Motor Learning and Performance (3) (F,S,SS)
    EXSS 2850. Structural Kinesiology (1) (F,S,SS)
    EXSS 3300. Applied Sports Psychology (3) (F) (P: PSYC 1000)
    EXSS 3301. Physical Education and Sport in Modern Society (3) (F,SS) (P: Health and human performance major or minor, or consent of instructor)
    EXSS 3600. Coaching Theories (3)
    EXSS 3805. Physiology of Exercise (3) (F,S,SS) (P: BIOL 2130 or BIOL 2140, 2150; EXSS 2850)
    EXSS 3850. Introduction to Biomechanics (3) (F,S,SS) (P: BIOL 2130 or BIOL 2140; EXSS 2850; PHYS 1250, 1251; or consent of instructor)
    EXSS 4300. Program Development and Management in Physical Education and Sports (3) (P: Health and human performance major or minor; EXSS 2000 or 2323; or consent of instructor)
    EXSS 4301. Comparative Sport and Physical Education: International Aspects (3) (WI) (S,SS) P: Health and human performance major or minor; EXSS 3301)
    EXSS 4333. Sport and Fitness Marketing (3) (S, SS) (P: EXSS 4300; or consent of instructor)
    EXSS 4700. Internship in Sports Studies (12) (P: Satisfactory completion of all other degree requirements or consent of dept chair)
  3. Cognates - 19 s.h.
    BITE 2112. Introduction to Information Processing Technology (3) (F,S,SS) or MIS 2223. Introduction to Computers (3) (F,S,SS) or EXSS 2050. Computer Applications in Exercise and Sport Science (3)
    BIOL 2130. Survey of Human Physiology and Anatomy (4) (F,S,SS) (FC:SC) (P:BIOL 1050, 1051; or 1100, 1101)
    COMM 3520. Sports Media Survey (3) (P: COMM major or minor or consent of instructor; COMM 1001, 1002)
  4. Approved Minor - 24 s.h.
  5. General electives to complete requirements for graduation - 2 s.h.

Exercise and Sport Science Minor

Minimum requirement for the exercise and sport science minor is 24 s.h. of credit as follows:

  1. Core - 3 s.h.
    EXSS 2000. Introductory Exercise and Sport Science (3) (F,S,SS)
  2. Electives - 21 s.h.
    EXSS 2202. Motor Learning and Performance (3) (F,S,SS)
    EXSS 2850. Structural Kinesiology (1) (F,S,SS)
    EXSS 3300. Applied Sports Psychology (3) (F) (P: PSYC 1000)
    EXSS 3301. Physical Education and Sport in Modern Society (3) (F,SS) (P: Health and human performance major or minor, or consent of instructor)
    EXSS 3804. Measurement of Physical Activity and Fitness (3) (F,S,SS) (P: BITE 2112 or MIS 2223 or EXSS 2050; EXSS 2000; or consent of instructor)
    EXSS 3805. Physiology of Exercise (3) (F,S,SS) (P: BIOL 2130 or BIOL 2140, 2150; EXSS 2850)
    EXSS 3850. Introduction to Biomechanics (3) (F,S,SS) (P: BIOL 2130 or BIOL 2140; EXSS 2850; PHYS 1250, 1251; or consent of instructor)
    EXSS 3906. Physical Education for Special Populations (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: Upper-division standing; EXSS 2323; SPED 2000; or consent of instructor)
    EXSS 4301. Comparative Sport and Physical Education: International Aspects (3) (WI) (S,SS) (P: Health and human performance major or minor; EXSS 3301)
    EXSS 4804. Measurement and Evaluation in Exercise and Sport Science (3) (F,S,SS) (P: Upper-division standing; EXSS 2323; MATH 1065; health and human performance major or minor or consent of dept chair)
    EXSS 4805. Exercise Evaluation and Prescription Laboratory (1) (F,S,SS) (C: EXSS 4806)
    EXSS 4806. Exercise Evaluation and Prescription (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: Health and human performance major or minor; EXSS 3805; or consent of instructor; C: EXSS 4805)
    EXSS 4807. Advanced Exercise Physiology (3) (F) (P: EXSS 4806, CHEM 2750, 2753 (C or better), and consent of instructor)
    EXSS 4808. Cardiopulmonary Physiology (3) (S) (P: EXSS 4806, CHEM 2750, 2753 (C or better), and consent of instructor)
    EXSS 4809. Exercise Prescription for Clinical Populations (3) (F,S,SS) (P: EXSS 4806)
    EXSS 5020. Exercise Adherence (3) (P: PSYC 1000; P/C: EXSS 4806; HHP major or minor or consent of instructor)
    EXSS 5303. Physical Activity Programs for Individuals with Developmental, Emotional, and Learning Disabilities (3) (P: EXSS 3545 or 3546; SPED 5101; or consent of instructor)
    EXSS 5800. Physical Activity and Aging (3) (SL) (P: Consent of instructor)
    EXSS 5903. Physical Activity Programs for Individuals with Orthopedic, Neurologic, and Sensory Impairments (3) (P: BIOL 2130 or equivalent)

Sports Studies Minor

Minimum requirement for sports studies minor is 24 s.h. of credit as follows:

  1. Core - 21 s.h.
    EXSS 2000. Introductory Exercise and Sport Science (3) (F,S,SS)
    EXSS 3300. Applied Sports Psychology (3) (P: PSYC 1000)
    EXSS 3301. Physical Education and Sport in Modern Society (3) (F,SS) (P: Health and human performance major or minor or consent of instructor)
    EXSS 3600. Coaching Theories (3)
    EXSS 4300. Program Development and Management in Physical Education and Sports (3) (P: Health and human performance major or minor; EXSS 2000 or 2323; or consent of instructor)
    EXSS 4301. Comparative Sport and Physical Education: International Aspects (3) (WI) (S,SS) (P: Health and human performance major or minor; EXSS 3301)
    EXSS 4333. Sport and Fitness Marketing (3) (S, SS) (P: EXSS 4300; or consent of instructor)
  2. Cognates - 3 s.h.
    COMM 3520. Sports Media Survey (3) (P: COMM major or minor or consent of instructor; COMM 1001, 1002)
    HIST 2444. History of Sports in Western Society (3) (F) (FC:SO)
    PHIL 2280. Introduction to Philosophy of Sport (3) (FC:HU)
    RCLS 2601. Leisure in Society (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)