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Sport Medicine

 

The Sport Medicine Track in the division of Human Performances is offers two options of study:

  • Exercise Science Area (pre-professional)
  • Fitness/Wellness Specialist Area

See the undergraduate catalog link under Program Resources for core and emphasis requirements, general education requirements, electives and course descriptions.


 

Exercise Science, Pre-Professional, Area  – 85 hours

Human Performance Requirements  – 28

  • HP 389 Kinesiology Lab (Co-requisite with HP 390) 1
  • HP 390 Kinesiology (Prerequisite: BIO 222) 3
  • HP 393 Biomechanics (Prerequisite: MTH 112, BIO 222) 3
  • HP 399 Physiology of Exercise Lab (Co-requisite with HP 400) 1
  • HP 400 Physiology of Exercise (Prerequisite: BIO 222) 3
  • HP 420 Exercise Testing and Prescription I (Prerequisite: HP 400) 3
  • HP 421 Exercise Testing and Prescription II (Prerequisite: HP 420) 3
  • HP 422 Exercise Testing and Prescription II Lab 1
  • HP 450 Physical Activity and Aging 3
  • HP 475 Conditioning and Rehabilitation Techniques of Athletic Injuries 3
  • HP 485 Internship 4

Mathematics Requirements 6

  • MTH 111 College Algebra 3
  • MTH 112 Trigonometry and Analytical Geometry (Prerequisite: MTH 111) 3

Natural Science Requirements  36

  • CHE 110 Preparation for General Chemistry 3
  • CHE 111 General Chemistry I (Prerequisite or Co-requisite: MTH 111) 3
  • CHE 113 General Chemistry I Lab (concurrent enrollment in CHE 111) 1
  • CHE 112 Chemistry II (Prerequisite: CHE 111) 3
  • CHE 114 Chemistry II Lab (concurrent enrollment in CHE 112) 2
  • PHY 141 General College Physics I (Prereq: HS or college alg and trig) 3
  • PHY 143 General College Physics I Laboratory I (must take with PHY 141) 1
  • PHY 142 General College Physics II (Prerequisite: PHY 141) 3
  • PHY 144 General College Physics Lab II (concurrent enrollment in PHY 142) 1
  • BIO 200 Biological Concepts 4 BIO 201 Zoology (Prerequisite: BIO 200) 4
  • BIO 221 Human Anatomy and Physiology I (Prerequisite: CHE 111) 4
  • BIO 222 Human Anatomy and Physiology II (Prerequisite: BIO 221) 4

Choose courses from this list totaling 15 hours; advisor approval required:

  • BIO 321 Microbiology 5
  • BIO 362 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy with Lab 5
  • BIO 348 Medical Terminology (BIO 201) 3
  • BIO 475 Human Physiology (Prerequisites: BIO 221, BIO 222) 3
  • CHE 341/343 Organic Chemistry I (with its lab – CHE 343) 3-4
  • CHE 342/344 Organic Chemistry II (with its lab – CHE 344) 3-5
  • PSY 321 Lifespan Development (Prerequisite: PSY 111) 3
  • PSY/SOC 361 Social Statistics 3
  • HP 300 Principles of Strength Training and Conditioning (Prerequisite: BIO 110) 3
  • HP 310 Nutrition 3
  • HP 355 Stress Management 3
  • HP 392 Motor Control (Prerequisite: BIO 222) 3
  • HP 401 Principles of Human Factors of Ergonomics 3
  • HP 430 Psychology of Sport 3
  • HP 485 Internship 1

 

Fitness/Wellness Specialist Area  68 – hours

HP Core Curriculum  47

  • HP 200 Healthful Living 3
  • HP 230 Kinesiology & Physiology for HP Professions (Pre: BIO 110) 3
  • HP 234 Safety in Sport and Physical Activity 2
  • HP 300 Principles of Strength Training and Conditioning (Pre: HP 230) 3
  • HP 310 Nutrition 3
  • HP 380 Motor Learning 3
  • HP 389 Kinesiology Lab (Co-requisite with HP 390) 1
  • HP 390 Kinesiology (Prerequisite: BIO 222) 3
  • HP 393 Biomechanics (Prerequisite: HP 230) 3
  • HP 399 Physiology of Exercise Lab (Co-requisite with HP 400) 1
  • HP 400 Physiology of Exercise (Prerequisite: BIO 222) 3
  • HP 420 Exercise Testing and Prescription I 3
  • HP 421 Exercise Testing and Prescription II (Prerequisite: BIO 420) 3
  • HP 422 Exercise Testing and Prescription II Lab 1
  • HP 430 Psychology of Sport 3
  • HP 450 Physical Activity and Aging 3
  • HP 475 Conditioning and Rehabilitation Techniques of Athletic Injuries 3
  • HP 485 Internship 3

Students must choose from Restricted Electives below: 21

  • HP 250 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3
  • HP 302 Test and Measurements 3
  • HP 305 Community and Consumer Health 3
  • HP 355 Stress Management 3
  • HP 370 Sport Facility Design and Management 3
  • HP 401 Principles of Human Factors and Ergonomics 3
  • HP 445 Sport and the Law 3
  • HP 480 Special Topics 3
  • PSY 321 Lifespan Development 3
  • Other Upper Division electives as approved by Advisor 3 -12