• Physical Education - Exercise and Sport Science


  • Catalog Year 2018-2019

    Physical and health education programs prepare students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to develop and maintain healthy, active and lifelong lifestyles. The field includes opportunities in health, nutrition, exercise science, sports medicine, sports psychology, wellness and fitness management.

    Curricular Outcomes

    At the completion of this curriculum, students should be able to:

    • Identify and/or demonstrate behaviors and/or concepts that promote optimal health and prevent disease
    • Identify societal factors (family, peers, culture, media, technology, etc.) that can influence personal health and wellness
    • Demonstrate goal-setting techniques to enhance physical/skill performance
    • Demonstrate goal-setting techniques to enhance one or more dimension(s) of wellness
    • Demonstrate a proficiency in a physical/skill performance
    • Apply leadership techniques
    First Quarter
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    CH104 General, Organic and Biological Chemistry I 5
    MTH111 Pre-Calculus I: Elementary Functions 5
    PE131 Introduction to Physical Education 3
    WR121 English Composition 4
    Term Credits: 17
    Second Quarter
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    CH105 General, Organic and Biological Chemistry II 5
    HPE295 Health and Fitness for Life 3
    MTH112 Pre-Calculus II: Trigonometry/Geometry 5
    WR122 English Composition: Critical Thinking 4
    Term Credits: 17
    Third Quarter
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    BI112 Biology for Allied Health 5
    CH106 General, Organic and Biological Chemistry III 5
    Health and Physical Education elective / university requirement 3
    Arts & Letters requirement 3-4
    Term Credits: 16-17
    Fourth Quarter
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    BI231 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
    PSY201 General Psychology 4
    Health and Physical Ed electives / university requirement 6
    Term Credits: 14
    Fifth Quarter
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    BI232 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
    COMM111 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 4
    PE270 Introduction to Sport Psychology 3
    PSY237 Human Development 4
    Term Credits: 15
    Sixth Quarter
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    BI233 Human Anatomy and Physiology III 4
    HE252 First Aid: Responding to Emergencies 3
    Arts & Letters requirement 3-4
    Health and Physical Education electives 3
    Term Credits: 13-14

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