Minors

Two minors are available through the Exercise and Sport Science Department.

Coaching Minor

Designed for students looking coach at the high school or collegiate level after graduation, this minor offers an overview of EXSS courses and a special 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 or FSNU: 3000 Nutrition

Exercise and Sport Science Minor

A scaled-down version of the EXSS major, 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