Exercise Science Minors
The Exercise Science Department offers four exciting minors for Interdisciplinary Studies majors or any university students who are interested in learning more about fields within Exercise Science. For more information about these minors, please contact the Exercise Science Department Chairperson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coaching is an important career choice. Students will gain an in-depth knowledge into coaching through the study of sociological, psychological, medical and physical areas. Coaching strategies, principles and perspectives from the individual, dual and team sport will be introduced. This minor is open to students from all majors interested in pursuing coaching.
EXS 184 – Introduction to Athletic Care and Prevention
EXS 280 – Survey of Anatomy and Physiology
EXS 370 – Coaching Individual, Dual and Team Sports
EXS 380 – Sport Psychology
EXS 480 – Motor Learning and Development
PCH 200 – Introduction to Nutrition
Exercise Science Minor
The minor, consisting of 18 credits, addresses the foundations of exercise science. The student completes the required courses: EXS 281, EXS 282, EXS 301, EXS 380, EXS 383, and EXS 384. For professional specialization, the student is then encouraged to elect to complete 2 additional courses from the list of electives.
EXS 281 — Anatomy and Physiology I
EXS 282 — Anatomy and Physiology II
EXS 301 — Exercise and Nutrition
EXS 380 — Sport Psychology
EXS 383 — Biomechanics
EXS 384 — Physiology of Exercise
Select two courses from the following: EXS 184 — Introduction to Athletic Injury Care and Prevention EXS 381 — Sports Medicine EXS 386 — Fitness Management EXS 389 — Exercise Physiology II EXS 480 — Motor Learning and Development EXS 485 — Tests and Measurements
School Health Education Minor
The School Health program is offered at the undergraduate level as a minor. This minor, consisting of 18 credits, offers basic preparation in health education to individuals desiring to teach health in public schools.
SHE 203 School Health
SHE 301 Drug Education
SHE 302 Mental Health
SHE 389 - Holistic Health
SHE 400 - Family Health
SHE 411 - Health Teaching in Secondary Schools
Sport Studies Minor
An interdisciplinary approach, which will provide the student insight into the study of sport. Students will focus on history, culture, ethical, race, class, gender and other approaches related to the study of sport and human athletic performance.
EXS 370 Coaching Individual, Dual and Team Sports
EXS 380 Sport Psychology
EXS 492 Principles of Sport Studies
EXS 496 Sport in American Culture
GEO 265 Recreation Geography
HIS 220 Sport in US History