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Graduate Programs : Doctoral Degrees : Sport and Exercise Science Ph.D. : Exercise Science Emphasis

Exercise Science Emphasis

Students pursuing the Exercise Science emphasis select one concentration area: 1) biomechanics, 2) exercise physiology, and 3) social psychology of sport and physical activity.

1) Biomechanics
Concentration Area Credits — 21 hours

SES 550 Neural Aspects of Kinesiology (3)

SES 619 Advanced Biomechanics (3)

SES 620 Neuromuscular Structure and Function (3)

SES 622 Directed Studies (1-4) Take 6 hours

SES 626 Advanced Physiological Kinesiology I (3)

SES 627 Advanced Physiological Kinesiology II (3)

Elective Credits (with advisor approval) — 15 hours

SES 550 Neural Aspects of Kinesiology (3)

SES 624 Advanced Developmental Kinesiology (3)

SES 629 Concepts in Kinesiology (3) (Biomechanics of Locomotion)

SES 635 Exercise and Sports Psychology (3)

SES 665 Advanced Sociological Kinesiology (3)

SES 692 Graduate Internship in Sport and Exercise Science (1-6)

SES 694 Special Topics in Sport and Exercise Science (1-3) Take 3 hours

SES 755 Supervised Practicum in College Teaching (1-6) Take 3 hours

2) Exercise Physiology
Required Concentration Area Credits — 15 hours

SES 625 Laboratory Techniques in Kinesiological Research (3)

SES 626 Advanced Physiological Kinesiology I (3)

SES 627 Advanced Physiological Kinesiology II (3)

SES 629 Concepts in Kinesiology (3) (Cardiopulmonary)

SES 755 Supervised Practicum in College Teaching (1-6) Take 3 hours

Elective Credits (with advisor approval) — 21 hours

BIO 550 Cell Physiology (4)

BIO 552 Mammalian Physiology I (3)

BIO 553 Mammalian Physiology II (3)

CHEM 581 General Biochemistry I (4)

CHEM 582 General Biochemistry II (4)

GERO 555 Grant Development and Administration (3)

SES 550 Neural Aspects of Kinesiology (3)

SES 619 Advanced Biomechanics (3)

SES 620 Neuromuscular Structure and Function (3)

SES 622 Directed Studies (1-4)

SES 624 Advanced Developmental Kinesiology (3)

SES 635 Exercise and Sports Psychology (3)

SES 665 Advanced Sociological Kinesiology (3)

SES 692 Graduate Internship in Sport and Exercise Science (1-6)

SES 694 Special Topics in Sport and Exercise Science (1-3)

SES 755 Supervised Practicum in College Teaching (1-6) Take 3 hours

3) Social Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity
Required Concentration Area Credits — 12 hours

SES 624 Advanced Developmental Kinesiology (3)

SES 629 Concepts in Kinesiology (3) (Motivation)

SES 635 Exercise and Sports Psychology (3)

SES 665 Advanced Sociological Kinesiology (3)

Elective Credits (with advisor approval) — 24 hours

GERO 625 Psychosocial Aspects of Aging (3)

PSY 664 Advanced Social Psychology (3)

SES 619 Advanced Biomechanics (3)

SES 620 Neuromuscular Structure and Function (3)

SES 622 Directed Studies (1-4)

SES 626 Advanced Physiological Kinesiology I (3)

SES 627 Advanced Physiological Kinesiology II (3)

SES 670 Sport and Higher Education (3)

SES 680 Perspectives in Sport Pedagogy (3)

SES 692 Graduate Internship in Sport and Exercise Science (1-6)

SES 696 College Teaching (3)

SES 755 Supervised Practicum in College Teaching (1-6)

SOC 532 Social Psychology and Group Dynamics (3)

SOC 552 Applied Social Theory (3)