Undergrad Catalog 2010


Major in Exercise Science

The major in exercise science is designed to give students the background and expertise to pursue a career in a health of fitness related field. The major also prepares students for graduate study in exercise science. This major does not lead to teacher certification.

Exercise Science (B.S.)
Hours
General Education Core Requirements for B.S. 59-65
Technical Requirements: (Exercise Science majors must complete these courses as part of the general education core.)
MTH 1150, Elementary Statistics
PED 2036, Weight Training
One hour from the following:
     PED 2001, Aerobic Dance
     PED 2002 Aerobic Walking
     PED 2021 Jog-Run
     PED 2027 Step Aerobics
   
   
Major Requirements 34
BIO 2230, Human Anatomy and Phisiology I (4)
PED 1010, Foundations of Sport Science 3  
EXS 2000, Kinesiology 3  
HTH 2230, Principles of Nutrition 3  
HTH 2350, Prevention and Treatment of Injury 3  
EXS 3010, Exercise Physiology 3  
EXS 3020, Laboratory Methods in Exercise Science 3  
EXS 4210, Exercise Prescription 3  
EXS 4500, Internship in Exercise Science I 3  
EXS 4600, Seminar in Exercise Science 3  
Choose one of the following courses:
     BIO 2240, Human Anatomy and Physiology II
     EXS 3000, Electrocardiography
     HTH 3440, Nutrition for Physical Activity
     EXS 4400, Program Planning and Implementation in Exercise Science
     EXS 4510, Internship in Exercise Science II
3  
Minor Requirements 18
Electives 11-17
TOTAL

 128

  

Major in Physical Education and Health

The major in physical education and health has three main purposes:

  1. To prepare students for graduate study in a specialized area of physical education and health. Majors may seek graduate degrees in sport administration, exercise physiology, sport psychology, physical education, health promotion, Athletic Training and other related areas.
  2. To provide the major with the skills, knowledge and expertise needed to teach physical education in schools from the kindergarten level through high school. The physical education curriculum is built around teacher certification requirements for physical education and health in Tennessee.
  3. To prepare majors for teacher licensure. Students seeking teacher licensure please refer to requirements listed in the Department of the School of Education

    Physical Education and Health (B.S.)
    Hours
    General Education Core Requirements for B.S.) 59-65
    Major Requirements 37
    PED 1010, Foundations of Sport Science 3  
    EXS 2000, Kinesiology 3  
    HTH 2230, Principles of Nutrition 3  
    HTH 2350, Prevention and Treatment of Injury 3  
    BIO 2230, Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4  
    BIO 2240, Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4  
    PED 2110, Activities Block I 4  

    PED 2120, Activities Block II

    4  
    PED 3650, Motor Learning 3  
    HTH 4000, Methods, Materials, and Standards for Health Instruction 3  
    PED 4970, Seminar in Physical Education and Health 3  
    PED 4980, Professional Growth and Participation 0  
    PED 3230, Physical Education in the Elementary School **  3  
    PED 4280, Physical Education in the Secondary School **  3  
    Minor Requirements 18
    Electives 2-8
    Total 128
    ** Consult with the School of Education for appropriate graduate level substitutions if intending to pursue the Master of Arts in Teaching in Physical Education and Health.
     
    Double licensure in Physical Education and Health may be obtained by taking PED 3230 and PED 4280 at the undergraduate level and meeting all licensure requirements in the Department of Education. Students seeking teacher licensure, please refer to the Education requirements within the Education department.
     
     
    Minor in Athletic Training (For students pursuing a major IN the Department of Sport Science)
    EXS 3750, Sports Medicine I 3  
    EXS 3800, Sports Medicine II 3  
    EXS 3850, Therapeutic Modalities 3  
    EXS 4050, Practicum in Athletic Training 3  
    Choose two of the following:
         HTH 3440, Nutrition for Physical Activity
         PED 3650, Motor Learning
         BIO 2240, Human Anatomy and Physiology II
    6  
    Total 18
    Please note:
         EXS 2000,Kinesiology, - taken in the major core
        HTH 2350, Prevention and Treatment of Injury - taken in the major core
     
       
    Minor in Athletic Training (For Students NOT pursuing a major in the Department of Sport Science)
    EXS 2000, Kinesiology 3  
    HTH 2350, Prevention and Treatment of Injury 3  
    EXS 3750, Sport Medicine I 3  
    EXS 3800, Sport Medicine II 3  
    EXS 3850, Therapeutic Modalities    
    EXS 4050, Practicum in Athletic Training    
    For students NOT pursuing a major in the Department of Sport Science but pursuing a minor in Athletic Training, the following courses may be taken as electives in the minor: BIO 2230 (4) and BIO 2240 (4)
    Total 18
        


    Minor in Health (For students pursuing a major IN the Department of Sport Science)
    HTH 2220, Community Health 3  
    HTH 3040, Effective Living 3  
    HTH 4700, Environmental Health 3  
    Choose three courses from the following:
         HTH 3440, Nutrition for Physical Activity
         HTH 3430, Community Nutrition
         HTH 4000, Methods, Materials, and Standards for Instruction
         HTH 4900, Practicum in Health
         BIO 2240, Human Anatomy II
    9  
    Total 18
     Please note:
         HTH 2230, Principles of Nutrition - taken in the major core
        HTH 2350, Prevention and Treatment of Injury - taken in the major core
     


    Minor in Health (For Students NOT pursuing a major in the Department of Sport Science)
    HTH 2220, Community Health 3  
    HTH 2230, Principles of Nutrition 3  
    HTH 2350, Prevention and Treatment of Injury 3  
    HTH 3040, Effective Living 3  
    HTH 3430, Community Nutrition

     3

     
    HTH 4700, Environmental Health

     3

     
    Total 18
Minor in Nutrition
NTR 2230, Principles of Nutrition 3  
NTR 3440, Nutrition for Physical Activity 3  
NTR 3430, Community Nutrition 3  
NTR 4100, Advanced Nutrition 3  
NTR 4120, Diet and Disease

 3

 
NTR 4800, Internship in Nutrition

 3

 
A Sports Science elective course must be taken if a student is majoring in a program in the Department of Sport Science.
Total 18


Minor in Athletic Coaching
NTR 2230, Principles of Nutrition 3  
ATL 2350, Prevention and Treatment of Injury 3  
ATL 3100, Principles of Sport Training 3  
ATL 3350, Principles of Coaching 3  
ATL 4240, Organization & Administration in Athletics

 3

 
ATL 4350, Skills and Field Experience in Coaching

 3

 
Sports Science Electives - Students majoring in the Exercise Science or Physical Education/Health MUST choose three of the following Athletic Coaching electives (course substitutions ATL 2350, ATL 3100, ATL 3350) to complete the minor.
     NTR 3440, Nutrition for Physical Activity (3)
     PED 3650, Motor Learning (3)
     ATL 3750, Sport Medicine I (3)
     ATL 3800, Sport Medicine II (3)
     ATL 3620, Sport Psychology (3)
Total 18