Sport Medicine

Sport Medicine Track

Exercise Science Area (Pre-Professional)

 REQUIREMENTS

Students choosing the Sport Medicine track with the Exercise Science Area (Pre-Professional) must have achieved a 2.5 grade point average and have been enrolled full-time (12 hours) for at least one semester to be eligible for admission. Students may have no grade less than a ā€œCā€ in area or minor courses.  Requirements include:  student membership to be maintained in the American College of Sport Medicine.  Students must take the GRE, MCAT, or other graduate school entrance exam their senior year.

PRE-PROFESSIONAL AREA  (Exercise Science)
Minimum Hours Required - 70 Hours
CORE REQUIREMENTS OF AREA (Within Human Performance) - 25 hours
  • HP 233 American Heart Assoc. BLS for Healthcare Providers (1) fall term
  • HP 390 Kinesiology (BIO 222 pre-requisite) (3) spring
  • HP 389 Kinesiology lab (Exercise Science Majors only) (1) spring
  • HP 392 Motor Control (BIO 222 pre-req) (3)fall
  • HP 393 Biomechanics (MTH 112, BIO 222 pre-req) (3) spring
  • HP 400 Physiology of Exercise (BIO 222 pre-req) (3) fall
  • HP  399 Physiology of Exercise Lab (Exercise Science Majors only) (1) fall
  • HP 420 Exercise Testing and Prescription I (3) spring
  • HP 421 Exercise Testing and Prescription II (4) fall
  • HP 475 Conditioning and Rehabilitation Techniques of Athletic Injuries (3) spring
(Within Department of Mathematics) - 9 hours
  • MTH 111 College Algebra (MTH 100 pre-req) (3)
  • MTH 112 Trigonometry and Analytical Geometry (MTH 111 pre-req) (3)
  • MTH 130 Elementary Statistics (3)
(Within Division of Natural Science) - 30 hours
  • CHE 111 Chemistry I (Concurrent enrollment or MTH 111 pre-req) (3)
  • CHE 113 Chemistry Lab I (concurrent enrollment in CHE 111) (1)
  • CHE 112 Chemistry II (CHE 111 pre-req) (3)
  • CHE 114 Chemistry Lab II (concurrent enrollment in CHE 112) (2)
  • PHY 141 Physics (high school or college algebra and trigonometry pre-req) (4)
  • PHY 143 Physics Laboratory I (concurrent enrollment in PHY 141) (1)
  • PHY 142 Physics (PHY 141 pre-req) (3)
  • PHY 144 Physics Laboratory II (concurrent enrollment in PHY 142) (1)
  • BIO 201 Zoology (BIO 200 pre-req) (4)
  • BIO 221 Human Anatomy & Physiology I (CHE 111 pre-req) (4)
  • BIO 222 Human Anatomy & Physiology II (BIO 221 pre-req)
ELECTIVES (Choose with advisors approval) - 6 hours
  • HP 250 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries (3)
  • HP 300 Principles of Strength Training and Conditioning (Bio 110 pre-req) (3)
  • HP 302 Test and Measurements (MTH 130 pre-req) (3)
  • HP 310 Nutrition (3)
  • HP 311 Drugs, Individuals & Society (3)
  • HP 360 Gender & Diversity of Sport (3)
  • HP 430 Psychology of Sport (3)
  • HP 444 Sport Policy & Governance (3)
  • HP 450 Physical Activity & Aging (3)
  • HP 485  Internship (3)

There are 42 hours of upper division hours (300 or 400 level courses) required for graduation.

Fitness/Wellness Specialist Area 71 Hours

 Description

Biological Science Core Curriculum - 8 hrs
  • Bio 221 Human Anatomy & Physiology I (4 hr)
  • Bio 222 Human Anatomy & Physiology II (Bio 221 pre-req)(4 hr)
HP Core Curriculum - 39 hrs
  • HP 233 BLS for Healthcare Providers (1hr)
  • HP 234 Safety in Sport & Physical Activity (2 hr)
  • HP 300 Strength Training & Conditioning  (BIO 110 pre-req) (3hr)
  • HP 310 Nutrition (3hr)
  • HP 380 MotorLearning (3hr)
  • HP 390   Kinesiology Laboratory (1hr)
  • HP 390  Kinesiology(3hr)
  • HP 399   Physiology of Exercise Laboratory (1hr)
  • HP 400   Physiology of Exercise (Bio 222 pre-req) (3 hr)
  • HP 420   Exercise Testing & Prescription I (HP 400 pre-req) (3 hr)
  • HP 421   Exercise Testing & Prescription II (HP 400,HP 233 pre-req) (4 hr)
  • HP 430   Psychology of Sport (3 hr)
  • HP 450   Physical Activity & Aging (Bio 222 pre-req) (3 hr)
  • HP 475   Conditioning & Rehabilitation in Sport & Activity (Bio 222 pre-req) (3 hr)
  • HP 485 Internship (3-12 hrs)
Students must choose one of the following Emphasis  - 15 hrs
Sport Fitness Emphasis
  • HP 250  Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries (3 hr)
  • HP 302  Test & Measurements (Mth 130 pre-req) (3 hr)
  • HP 370  Sport Facility Management (3 hr)
  • HP 444 Sport Policy & Governance (3 hr)
  • HP 445  Sport & The Law (3 hr)
Corporate Wellness/FitnessEmphasis
  • HP 200  Healthful Living (3hr)
  • HP 305  Community & Consumer Health (3 hr)
  • HP 311 Drugs, Individuals & Society (3 hr)
  • HP 355 Stress Management (3 hr)
  • HP 401 Fundamentals of Human Factors & Ergonomics (3 hr)
Electives (Consult with Advisor) - 9 hrs


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