Physical Activity Promotion Curriculum

[ thesis option | non-thesis option ]

Thesis Option: (36 s.h.)
Required Courses  (27 s.h.)

  • BIOS 7021 Biostatistics for Health Professionals I (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6115 Physical Activity and Public Health (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6201 Advanced Measurement & Evaluation in EXSS (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6207 Physiology of Exercise (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6300 Research Techniques in EXSS (2 s.h.)  
  • EXSS 6301 Research Seminar in EXSS (1 s.h.)  
  • EXSS 6401 Assessment of Physical Activity & Fitness (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6440 Physical Activity Psychology (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6992 Internship (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 7000 Thesis (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 7000 Thesis (3 s.h.)
  • General Electives (6 s.h.)

Non-Thesis Option: (36 s.h.)
Required Courses (21 s.h.)

  • BIOS 7021 Biostatistics for Health Professionals I (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6115 Physical Activity and Public Health (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6201 Advanced Measurement & Evaluation in EXSS (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6207 Physiology of Exercise (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6300 Research Techniques in EXSS (2 s.h.)  
  • EXSS 6301 Research Seminar in EXSS (1 s.h.)  
  • EXSS 6401 Assessment of Physical Activity & Fitness (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6440 Physical Activity Psychology (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6992 Internship (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6994 Culminating Research Project (3 s.h.)
  • Restricted Electives (6 s.h.)*
  • General Electives (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS Comprehensive Examination

* Choose from BIOS 5010, BIOS 7022, EXSS 5020, EXSS 5800, EXSS 6200, EXSS 6445, EXSS 7002, HLTH 6011, HLTH 6013, HLTH 6600, MKTG 6162, PSYC 6333, PSYC 6353, RCLS 6100

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