Academic Catalog

Exercise and Sport Science Minor

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 3000Professional Perspectives in Kinesiology and Exercise Science3
KIN 5100Anatomical and Physiological Bases of Physical Activity3
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.
Total Credits15

Please be aware that prerequisite coursework may be required for the above courses.

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