The College of Education offers a minor in Exercise and Sport Science for undergraduate students majoring in a range of disciplines. The minor provides an excellent opportunity for students to broaden their knowledge of the exercise and sport science by building skills and knowledge in exercise and sport science. The addition of a minor in Exercise and Sport Science can expand employment opportunities and add capabilities for students interested in pursuing a career in healthcare or related fields. To be eligible to apply for this minor, students must have a minimum overall grade point average of a 2.0.
The minor is a minimum of 15 credit hours consisting of the courses listed below. The electives allow the student to further develop exercise and sport science skills and knowledge by applying them to specific aspects of the sport industry.
|KIN 3000||Professional Perspectives in Kinesiology and Exercise Science||3|
|KIN 5100||Anatomical and Physiological Bases of Physical Activity||3|
|or BIO 2870||Anatomy and Physiology|
|Choose 9 credits from the following:||9|
|Lifespan Growth and Development|
|Cultural Foundations of Kinesiology|
|Motor Learning and Control|
|Methods of Group Training|
|Strength and Conditioning|
|Exercise Physiology I|
|Exercise Physiology II|
|Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription|
A three-credit elective within KHS approved by the academic advisor that focuses on the core learning outcomes of the ESS minor.
Please be aware that prerequisite coursework may be required for the above courses.