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Degrees and Requirements

Exercise & Sport Science Minor

 

Under Exercise & Sport Science Foundation Courses, Dance Majors have the option to complete:

  • BIOL1002 Intro to the Human Body in place of BIOL1023/L
  • NSCI2005 Dance Kinesiology in place of BIOL1024/L

Summary of Requirements

Exercise & Sport Science Foundation Courses: 8 or 6 credits

  • BIOL1023
    HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I

    BIOL1023
    HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    A basic course concerned with the structural and physiological processes of the human body. Interdependence of structure and function is stressed to promote better understanding of the entire body environment.

    PREREQUISITES:

    Concurrent: BIOL1023L

  • BIOL1023L
    HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I - LAB

    BIOL1023L
    HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I - LAB

    Credits (Min/Max): 1/1

    Laboratory for BIOL1023: Anatomy & Physiology I

    PREREQUISITES:

  • BIOL1024
    HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II

    BIOL1024
    HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    The second of two basic courses concerned with the structural and physiological processes of the human body. Interdependence of structure and function is stressed to promote better understanding of the entire body environment. Lecture and laboratory courses.

    PREREQUISITES:

    BIOL1023 & Concurrent: BIOL1024L

  • BIOL1024L
    HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II - LAB

    BIOL1024L
    HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II - LAB

    Credits (Min/Max): 1/1

    Laboratory for BIOL1024: Anatomy and Physiology II.

    PREREQUISITES:

Exercise & Sport Science Minor Elective: Choose 1: 3 credits

  • EXSP2014
    KINESIOLOGY (HSCU2014)

    EXSP2014
    KINESIOLOGY (HSCU2014)

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    Kinesiology is an introductory course for students pursuing a clinical or non-clinical health sciences major. The course also introduces students to the four subdisciplines of Kinesiology comprising 1. Physiology, 2. Psychology, 3. Motor learning, and 4. Biomechanics. The course is intended for students with career interests in human movement as it relates to motor performance, activities of daily living, physical fitness and sports related activities.

    PREREQUISITES:

  • EXSP2015
    SOCIAL & POLITICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH & WELLNESS (HSCU2015)

    EXSP2015
    SOCIAL & POLITICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH & WELLNESS (HSCU2015)

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This course will provide students an opportunity to discover social, political and cultural aspects that impact one’s ability to engage in healthy behaviors including regular physical activity and healthy nutrition. Students will learn not only how individual choices influence one’s decision to engage in healthy behaviors, but also the institutional, environmental and political forces that are involved. Cross-listed with HSCU2015

    PREREQUISITES:

  • EXSP3030
    FITNESS TESTING AND EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION (HSCU3030)

    EXSP3030
    FITNESS TESTING AND EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION (HSCU3030)

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This class will provide students an opportunity to learn in both lecture and hands-on approaches about a variety of common fitness tests related to cardiovascular and muscular fitness and flexibility. Students will also learn the principles of exercise prescription for healthy adults, and modifications for apparently healthy children and older adults. Cross-listed with HSCU3030

    PREREQUISITES:

    HSCU/EXSP3025

  • EXSP4003
    STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING

    EXSP4003
    STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This course is designed for students to learn and apply the theory and principles of strength and conditioning based from the study of kinesiology, exercise physiology, motor learning, motor control motor development, and biomechanics. Students will be able to design individual strength and conditioning protocols for physical activity, exercise, and sport performance activities. Cross-listed with HSCU4003

    PREREQUISITES:

    HSCU/EXSP3025

  • EXSP4005
    CLINICAL EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY (HSCU4005)

    EXSP4005
    CLINICAL EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY (HSCU4005)

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This course will provide students the knowledge base to understand the impact and limitations of chronic disease and special populations on activities of daily living (ADL), physical activity, and exercise. Students will be able to assess, evaluate, and prescribe individual exercise protocols to individuals diagnosed with conditions such as heart disease, hypertension, obesity, diabetes, respiratory disorders, asthma, arthritis, and cancer. Cross-listed with HSCU4005

    PREREQUISITES:

    BIOL1024 & BIOL1024L & EXSP3007 & HSCU3035

  • EXSP4051

    EXSP4051

    Credits (Min/Max): /

    PREREQUISITES:

Exercise & Sport Science Minor Required Courses: 10 credits

  • EXSP3005
    MOTOR LEARNING, CONTROL AND DEVELOPMENT (HSCU3005)

    EXSP3005
    MOTOR LEARNING, CONTROL AND DEVELOPMENT (HSCU3005)

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This course is designed to introduce students to the theoretical differences and application in motor skill development across the life span. Topics will include motor learning, motor control and motor development experienced during growth and development and used in physical activity, exercise, and sport performance. (HSCU3005)

    PREREQUISITES:

    BIOL1024 & BIOL1024L & HSCU3014 & PSYC1021

  • EXSP3007
    BIOMECHANICS (HSCU3007)

    EXSP3007
    BIOMECHANICS (HSCU3007)

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This course is a study of the science of human movement and will provide students the understanding and analysis of structure and mechanical functioning of human movement and motor skills used for physical activity, exercise, and sports performance. Cross-listed with HSCU3007

    PREREQUISITES:

    BIOL1024 & BIOL1024L & HSCU3014 & MATH1010

  • EXSP3025
    EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY AND SPORTS NUTRITION (HSCU3025)

    EXSP3025
    EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY AND SPORTS NUTRITION (HSCU3025)

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This course is designed to introduce students to the basic principles Sports Nutrition and Exercise Physiology with an emphasis on wellness promotion throughout life.

    PREREQUISITES:

    BIOL1024 & BIOL1024L

  • EXSP3025L
    EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY - LABORATORY

    EXSP3025L
    EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY - LABORATORY

    Credits (Min/Max): 1/1

    A series of laboratory applications related to the content of HSCU3015 Exercise Physiology and Sport Nutrition will emphasize the assessment and testing of various types of exercise and energy metabolism during physical activity, exercise, and sports performance. Students will learn to assess and evaluate body typing and body composition. Prereqs: BIOL1024 & BIOL1024L & HSCU3014

    PREREQUISITES:

    BIOL1024 & BIOL1024L & HSCU3014