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Minors

Two minors are available through St. Kate’s Department of Exercise and Sport Science. You may also pair these minors with any St. Kate’s major.

Coaching Minor

Designed for students looking to coach at the high school or collegiate level. This minor offers an overview of exercise and sport science courses and a coaching practicum.

Required courses

  • BIOL 2510: Human Anatomy
  • EXSS 1001: First Aid Responding to Emergencies
  • EXSS 3350: Kinesiology and Biomechanics
  • EXSS 3450: Exercise Physiology
  • EXSS 3700: Theory, Techniques and Psychology of Coaching Women’s Sports
  • EXSS 3720: The Coaching Practicum
  • EXSS 3750: Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
  • FSNU 2200: Food, Nutrition and You orFSNU: 3000 Nutrition

Exercise and Sport Science Minor

This minor gives a general overview of the exercise science field.

Required courses:

  • BIOL 2510: Human Anatomy
  • EXSS 2750: Introduction to Exercise Science
  • EXSS 3350: Kinesiology and Biomechanics
  • EXSS 3450: Exercise Physiology
  • EXSS 3510: Developmental Adapted Physical Education
  • EXSS 3550: Fitness Assessment and Exercise Design
  • EXSS 3750: Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
  • FSNU 2200: Food, Nutrition and You or FSNU 3000: Nutrition

For detailed course descriptions, visit the courses page.

Other minors
Exercise and sport science majors, and exercise science and nutrition majors may also choose a minor in other areas such as business, communications or psychology to prepare for specific careers.