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Human Performance: Exercise Science

Human Performance: Exercise Science (60)

This track in the Human Performance program directs the student toward the fitness/wellness careers in sport, fitness, and physical activity. Graduates are prepared to sit for the American College of Sports Medicine certified Personal Trainer examination. Exercise Science graduates will be prepared to enter graduate programs or enter the work force in areas such as personal training, cardiac rehab, PT assistants, and other wellness professions.

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Human Performance Core (16)
HP202 Intro to PE/Sport (2)
HP363 Exercise Prescription (3)
HP423 Physiology of Exercise (3)
SC3841 Human Anatomy/Physiology with lab SC3841L (4)
SC3842 Human Anatomy/Physiology with lab SC3842L (4)

Exercise Science Content Courses (23)
HE401 First Aid and CPR (1)
HP312 Motor Development (2)
HP313 Motor Learning (3)
HP321 Directing Experience in Exercise Activity (1)
HP403 Therapeutic Exercise (3)
HP413 Nutrition (3)
HP443 Biomechanics (3)
HP401 Senior Research I (2)
HP402 Senior Research II (2)
MA223 Statistics and Probability
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BA223 Applied Business Statistics (3)

Human Performance Electives (21)
HP453 Facilities and Event Mgmt (3)
HP222 Coaching Theory (2)
HP243 Care/Prevention/ Athletic Injuries (3)
HP332 Sports Law (2)
HP343 Organization, Administration and Governance in PE/Sport (3)
HP422 Sports Ethics and Issues (2)
HP463 Internship (3)
Select a minimum of 12 hours from the following areas: Business, Communication, Psychology and Science. (Minimum 200+ Level)

Total Degree Requirements for this Major (128)
*Open electives are completed to meet the total hours required.

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