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Undergraduate Programs : Bachelors Degrees : Sport and Exercise Science B.S.

Sport and Exercise Science B.S.

(Select from three emphases)

Degree Requirements — 120-126 Credits

See: "Sport and Exercise Science B.S.".

Required Major Core Credits 12 hours

SES 220 Anatomical Kinesiology (3)

SES 322 Exercise Physiology I (3)

SES 331 Biomechanics (3)

SES 323 Motor Learning and Development (3)

Exercise Science Emphasis

Degree Requirements — 120 Credits
Required Emphasis Credits — 29 hours

SES 300 Fitness Management (3)

SES 324 Exercise Physiology II (3)

SES 380 Prevention and Care of Sports Injuries (2)

SES 410 Cardiac Rehabilitation (3)

SES 490 Exercise Assessment and Programming (3)

SES 492 Internship in Sport and Exercise Science (6-12) (Take 12 hours. Can be taken in 6-semester hour blocks.)

Select one of the following two courses:

SES 333 Psychological Analysis of Sports, Exercise and Physical Activity (3)

SES 436 Social Influences on Sport and Exercise Behavior (3)

Required Supporting Credits — 4 hours

BIO 245 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology (4)

BIO 350 Human Physiology (4)

Required Specified LAC Credits — 5 hours

LAC area 6d. Physical and Life Sciences (Select one of the following)

CHEM 111 Principles of Chemistry I (5)

CHEM 281 Fundamentals of Biochemistry (5)

Elective LAC Credits — 35 hours
Elective University-Wide Credits — 35 hours
Note(s): Prior to registering for SES 492, students must have a GPA of 2.7 or better in the SES prefix courses.

A grade of “C” or higher is required in all SES prefix courses; the course must be retaken until a "C" or higher is achieved, C minus is not acceptable.

The Exercise Science program is a National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) education recognition program. Students wishing to participate in the NSCA recognition program should consult their advisor.

Physical Education Liberal Studies Emphasis

Degree Requirements — 120 Credits
Required Emphasis Credits — 19 hours

SES 338 Teaching Diverse Populations (3)

SES 436 Social Influences on Sport and Exercise Behavior (3)

Select 8 hours of the following courses:

SES 134 Self Defense (1)

SES 200 Weight Training and Conditioning (1)

SES 243 Outdoor and Adventure Programming (3)

Students must select three additional physical activity courses (3) (Advisor approval required.)

Select one of the following Content courses:

SES 125 Hiking (1)

SES 127 Cross-Country Skiing (1)

SES 128 Cycling (1)

SES 130 Kayaking (1)

SES 131 Orienteering (1)

SES 135 Rock Climbing (1)

Select one of the following Content courses:

SES 111 Bowling (1)

SES 113 Fly Fishing/Trap Shooting (1)

SES 114 Golf (1)

Select one of the following Content courses:

SES 118 Swimming (1)

SES 120 Lifeguard Training (2)

SES 133 Scuba Diving (1)

SES 152 Swimming Conditioning (1)

Select two of the following Content courses:

SES 100 Basketball (1)

SES 102 Soccer (1)

SES 103 Softball (1)

SES 104 Volleyball (1)

SES 110 Badminton (1)

Required Minor — minimum 18 hours

With advisor approval, students must complete a minor (or second major) in a subject area related to physical education.

Required LAC Credits — 40 hours
Elective University-Wide Credits — 31 hours
Note(s): A grade of “C” or higher is mandatory in all SES prefix courses, C minus is not acceptable. Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 to remain in the major. Students whose GPA falls below a 2.5 will be dropped from the major to Undeclared. Transfer and change of major students must have a 2.5 cumulative average to declare the major.

Physical Education K-12 Teaching Emphasis

Degree Requirements — 126 Credits
Required Major Credits — 40 hours

SES 220 Anatomical Kinesiology (3)

SES 322 Exercise Physiology I (3)

SES 323 Motor Learning and Development (3)

SES 331 Biomechanics (3)

SES 436 Social Influences on Sport and Exercise Behavior (3)

Content and Pedagogical Content Knowledge

Select one of the following (advisor approval required)

SES 125 Hiking (1)

SES 127 Cross-Country Skiing (1)

SES 128 Cycling (1))

SES 130 Kayaking (1)

SES 131 Orienteering (1)

SES 135 Rock Climbing (1)

SES 234 Mountain Biking (2)*

SES 235 Backcountry Skiing (2)*

SES 236 Technical Rock Climbing (2)*

SES 237 Paddle Sports (2)*

SES 238 Winter Wilderness Living (2)*

Select one of the following (advisor approval required)

SES 111 Bowling (1)

SES 113 Fly Fishing/Trap Shooting (1)

SES 114 Golf (1)

Select one of the following (advisor approval required)

SES 116 Water Safety Instructor (2)*

SES 118 Swimming (1)

SES 120 Lifeguard Training (2)*

SES 133 Scuba Diving (1)

SES 152 Swimming Conditioning (1)

all of the following courses are required:

SES 134 Self Defense (1)

SES 200 Weight Training and Conditioning (1)

SES 201 Track and Field (1)

SES 209 Dance Activities (1)

SES 210 Developmentally Appropriate Elementary Activities (3)

SES 240 Secondary Physical Education Content I (3)

SES 241 Secondary Physical Education Content II (3)

SES 243 Outdoor and Adventure Programming (3)

SES 441 Learner Assessment and Physical Education Technology (3)

SES 461 Administration and Law (3)

*Students who choose this course(s) will have a minimum of 1 hour above the 126 and a maximum of 2 hours above 126 credits.

Elective LAC Credits — 40 hours
Required PTEP Credits — 46 hours

Take EDFE 110 Initial PTEP Application (0) the semester before SES 170 Introduction to Field Based Experience (1)

Take EDFE 120 Full Admission to PTEP Application (0) the semester before content methods.

Take EDFE 130 Student Teaching Application (0) the semester before student teaching.

EDF 366 Conceptions of Schooling: Context and Process (4)

Complete one of the following courses, based on preferred teaching level:

PSY 347 Educational Psychology for Elementary Teachers (3)

PSY 349 Educational Psychology for Secondary Teachers (3)

Complete the following courses:

EDFE 444 Supervised Teaching (1-15)

EDRD 340 Developing Language and Literacy in the Content Areas (3)

EDSE 433 Exceptional Students in the Regular Classroom (2)

SES/PTEP Methods Courses - 18 semester hours

SES 170 Introduction to Field Based Experience (1)

SES 266 Introduction to Physical Education as a Profession (3)

SES 338 Teaching Diverse Populations (3)

SES 340 Planning and Instructional Design (4)

SES 342 Teaching Health-Related Fitness (3)

SES 440 Developing Pedagogical Skills in Elementary Physical Education (4)

SES 442 Developing Pedagogical Skills in Secondary Physical Education (4)