Exercise Science Suggested Course Sequence

 

1st Year FALL SEMESTER

 

Course

 

Title

Prerequisite(s)

Credit Hours

SSES

1200

Prin. Of Personal Fitness

 

2

SSES

2100

Introduction to Exercise Science

 

2

STAT

1150

Principles of Statistics#

MATH 1010 or placement

3

ENGL

1101/1102

Discourse and Composition#

Placement

3

PSYC

1101

Introduction to Psychology#

 

3

UNIV

1100

University Experience

1

ELECTIVES

 

 

2

 

 

 

15

1st Year SPRING SEMESTER

 

BIOL

1130

Principles of Anatomy & Physiology 1#

 

4

COMM

1103

Public Speaking#

 

3

ENGL

1105

Composition and Argumentation#

ENGL 1101 or 1102

3

SSPE

2100

Health and Nutrition Across the Lifespan

 

3

GEP

 

Fine Arts

3

 

 

 

16

2nd Year FALL SEMESTER

 

BIOL

1131

Principles of Anatomy & Physiology 2#

BIOL 1130

4

SSPE

2200

Human Nutrition

 

3

ATTR

2300

Athlete Health Maintenance

 

3

GEP

 

Engaged Citizenry

 

3

ELECTIVES

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

16

2nd Year SPRING SEMESTER

 

GEP

 

Global Perspectives

 

3

SSSM

2200

Risk Management

 

2

SSSM

3200

Psychology of Sport

Sophomore rank or above

3

GEP

 

 

 

3

ELECTIVES

 

 

4

 

 

 

15

 

 


3rd Year FALL SEMESTER

 

PHIL

2320

Ethics in Public and Private Life#

ENGL 1105

3

SSES

3000

Physiology of Exercise

BIOL 1130 and 1131 (with grade of “C” or better)

3

EMTP

1010

First Aid/CPR

 

2

SSSM

3100

Ethical Aspects of Sport

SSES2100 or SSSM 2000 and junior rank

2

ELECTIVES

 

 

5

 

 

 

15

3rd Year SPRING SEMESTER

 

SSES

3500

Exercise Prescription

SSES 3000 (with grade of “C” or better)

3

SSES

3100

Scientific Foundations and Techniques of Strength and Conditioning

SSES  3000

3

SSES

Or

BIOL

3050

 

3630

Biomechanics and Functional Kinesiology

Kinesiology

BIOL 1130 and 1131 (with grade of “C” or better)

4

GEP

 

Historical Perspectives

 

3

ELECTIVES

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

15

4th Year FALL SEMESTER

 

SSPE

4900

Sport Professions Capstone

Senior standing

3

SSES

4200

Management of Fitness Facilities

SSES 2100 (with grade of “C” or better)

3

SSES

3600

Exercise Testing and Measurement

SSES 3000 and 3500 (with grade of “C” or better)

3

ELECTIVES

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

14

4th Year SPRING SEMESTER

 

SSES

4985

Internship

SSES 3500 and 3600 (with grade of “C” or better)

12

ELECTIVES

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

14

 

 

 

120

# Counts toward University General Education Program requirements

**NOTE**  Not all courses in the major are offered every term.  Students are strongly encouraged to contact their faculty advisor for assistance in planning their program of study.

Updated 2/22/17

Sport Studies

Contact Information

Sport Studies
940 Second Street
Health Science Building, Office 150
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Dr. Steven D. Rader
Program Director 
(740) 351-3634 
srader@shawnee.edu

Krista Sloas
Academic Administrative Assistant I
(740) 351-3169 
ksloas@shawnee.edu

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