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Sport and Exercise Science Minor

Program Description:

The Sport and Exercise Science minor is for students interested in learning about human movement in relation to human body functional responses and adaptations to sport and exercise, and the benefits of active lifestyle. Certain courses in Sport and Exercise Science minor prepare students in the career of personal trainer, certified exercise physiologist (non-clinical), strength and conditioning coach, corporate fitness, group fitness instructors to improve physical fitness and enhance human movement performance.

Required Course

  • HSC 210 Introduction to Kinesiology – 3 credits

Electives (12 credits)

(Some of the courses below have prerequisites)

  • HSC 307 Strength and Conditioning – 3 credits
  • HSC 309 Exercise, Nutrition, Body Weight – 3 credits
  • HSC 320 Sports Nutrition – 3 credits
  • HSC 324 Exercise Testing and Prescription – 3 credits
  • HSC 326 Behavioral Aspects of Lifelong Physical Activity and Exercise – 3 credits
  • HSC 328 Health/Fitness Teaching Methods and Personal Training – 3 credits
  • HSC 334 Motor Learning – 3 credits
  • HSC 342 Sport Psychology – 3 credits
  • HSC 352 Exercise for Persons with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities – 3 credits
  • HSC 356 Exercise Physiology – 3 credits
    and HSC 357 Exercise Physiology Lab – 1 credit
  • HSC 360 Physical Therapeutic Science – 4 credits
  • HSC 370 Athletic Training – 3 credits
  • HSC 420 Pathobiomechanics – 3 credits
  • HSC 450 Seminar in Human Performance – 3 credits

Minor Total: 15 Credits