Majors and Minors

Degree or Program Details

Sports Science Major

This is a graduate school preparation program for students who have focused interests in sport and exercise science. The curriculum provides a strong foundation in the basic sciences of human biology, chemistry and physics and introductory-level study in the applied areas of exercise physiology, kinesiology/ biomechanics and sport nutrition. Successful graduates will have completed prerequisites for graduate study in more specific exercise science disciplines.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 124

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Additonal Health Promotion Requirements 2

Required Courses in Major 49

Sports Science Cluster Minor 24
    For sports science majors only 

With adviser approval students must select a cluster of cognate courses from two or more departments totaling 24 credit hours. A list of courses comprising the cluster must be submitted to the Registrar's Office before the second semester of the student's junior year.