Curriculum

graphic text of Exercise and Health Science Major

44 Credits

Foundations Requirement (16 credits)

ESSS 111 Introduction to Exercise and Health Science (4 credits)

MATH 124 Probability and Statistical Inference (4 credits) OR PSYC 221 Applied Behavioral Statistics (4 credits)

Nutrition 125 Concepts of Nutrition Science (4 credits w/lab)

BIOL 216 Human Physiology (4 credits) OR BIOL 325 Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4 credits w/lab)

Inquiry and Analysis Requirement (8 credits; ESSS 301 and either ESSS 306 or ESSS 308)

ESSS 301 Research Methods in Exercise Science (4 credits)

ESSS 306 Kinesiology (4 credits w/lab)

ESSS 308 Exercise Physiology (4 credits w/lab)

Professional Development Requirement (4 credits)

ESSS 302 Clinical Healthcare: Theory and Application (4 credits w/lab)

ESSS 303 Physical Activity Epidemiology (4 credits)

ESSS 310 Principles of Strength Training and Conditioning (4 credits w/lab)

Integrated Learning: Psychological or Social-Humanistic Perspectives Requirement (4 credits)

ESSS 323 Sport in a Diverse Society (4 credits)

ESSS 324 Sport and Exercise Psychology (4 credits)

ESSS 390 Sport Ethics (4 credits)

Elective Courses (8 credits)

BIOL 326 Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4 credits w/lab)

ESSS 203 Coaching Methods (2 credits)

ESSS 204 Sport Nutrition (2 credits)

ESSS 210 Functional Human Anatomy (2 credits)

ESSS 230 Sport Injury Management I (2 credits)

ESSS 231 Sport Injury Management II (2 credits)

ESSS 299 Research Practicum (1-4 credits)

NUTR 301 Diet, Health, and Disease Prevention (4 credits)

PHYS 105 Physics for the Life Sciences I (4 credits w/lab)

THEA 105 Introduction to Modern Dance (4 credits)

Any ESSS course not already applied to the major

Capstone (4 credits)

Research Course Sequence: ESSS 394 Research Design in Exercise and Health Science (2 credits) AND ESSS 395 Research Seminar I (1 credit) AND ESSS 396 Research Seminar II (1 credit)

Internship: ESSS 397 Internship (4 credit)

Assessment of Student Learning (0 credits)

ESSS XXXA Assessment of Student Learning (0 credits)