2021-2022 University Catalog 
    
    Aug 08, 2022  
2021-2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sport and Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology Concentration, B.S.


Sport and Exercise Science, B.S.


The Sport and Exercise Science degree explores both the physiological foundations of human movement and the holistic concepts of wellness. Students will acquire the skills, knowledge, and leadership to assist others to better health and improved sports performance through exercise medicine, physical conditioning, and lifestyle modification. Every student will complete extensive internship and practicum requirements to help hone professional skills in working with clients. This major allows students with diverse career interests to customize their path through the major to meet their professional needs by choosing one of the following concentrations: Exercise Physiology, Fitness Management, Health Promotion or Sports Performance.

Requirements For: B.S. Major - 74-82 Hours, 2.0 GPA


Sport and Exercise Core 53-56 CR.


Exercise Physiology 28-31 CR.


The Exercise Physiology concentration begins with a strong foundation in natural and applied sciences.  On that foundation, students build knowledge and skills to prescribe physical activity and exercise for the prevention and management of chronic disease, physical fitness, and well-being.  Each student can choose 9-12 credits from a broad list to form a curriculum best suited to their individual career path. Students will gain practical experience by completing an individualized capstone internship of at least 200-hours in the field. Students choosing this track frequently consider careers in cardiac rehabilitation, physical or occupational therapy, athletic training, exercise physiology, or chiropractic care.

Liberal Education Requirements 40 CR.


Writing Seminar 6 cr.


EN 105  and EN 106  

Math Requirement 3 cr.


Select one of the following:

MA 120 MA 135 , or higher math course excluding MA 208  

Science with a lab Requirement 4 cr.


Select one of the following:

BI 101 BI 111 BI 211 BI 212 BI 223 BIO 221 BIO 225 BIO 325 BIO 327 BIO 330 BIO 337L  and BIO 337 BIO 350 BIO 378 BIO 400 BIO 410 BIO 411 BIO 417 CH 101 CH 105  CH 107L  and CH 107 CH 108L  and CH 108 CH 317L  and CH 317 CH 318L  and CH 318 CH 328 CH 329 CH 337L  and CH 337 CH 405 CH 440 GGP 115 GGP 205 GO 130 GO 141 GO 151 GO 200 GO 310 GO 320 GO 330 PY 155 PY 156 PY 205 , or PY 206    

Ethics Requirement 3 cr.


Select one of the following:

AC 435 CA 302 CS 300 EDU 310 MG 495 NS 306 PA 380 PH 102 PH 221 PH 224 PH 308 PS 220 SO 220  or SW 492   

Communications Requirement 3 cr.


Select one of the following:

CA 103 CA 105 , or TH 105  

Citizenship Requirement 3 cr.


Select one of the following:

PO 200 PO 210 HIS 111 HIS 112 , or HIS 113  

Humanities Requirement 6 cr.


Select one of the following Art or English: 

AR 115 AR 215 AR 216 EN 201 EN 221 EN 232 EN 234  

And one of the following:

AR 115 AR 215 AR 216 EN 201 EN 221 EN 232 EN 234 CA 104  , CA 116 CA 235 , FR 201 ML 235 ,ML 251 PH 101 PC 202  ,PH 205 RE 109 SP 110 , SP 201 , SP 202 TH 100 TH 101 TH 201 TH 216   

Natural Science Requirement 3 cr.


Select one of the following:

BI 214 CH 101 CH 102 CH 105 CH 107  and CH 107L CH 108  and CH 108L GGP 115 GGP 120 GGP 205 GO 125 GO 130 GO 141 GO 151 GO 200 NS 220 NS 241 PY 101 PY 155 PY 156 PY 205 , or PY 206  

*Computer Science and PE courses excluded.

Social Science Requirement 6 cr.


Select two of the following:

AN 100 CJ 100 CJ 200 EC 141 EC 142  , EDU 210 FI 201 ,  GGH 110 GGH 200 HIS 104 HIS 105 PO 216 PS 101 PS 125 PS 205 SO 141 SO 206 , or SW 205  

Seminar: Integrative & Interdisciplinary Learning 3 cr.


Select one of the topics for LE 300*  

Graduation Requirements


Student Seminar 3 CR.


LE 100 - First-Year Seminar  (required for all incoming first-time freshman and highly encouraged for transfer students)

Upper Division Hours 36 cr.


36 hours upper division (300 - 400) level course work

Writing Across the Curriculum 9 cr.


3 credit hours of Professional Writing (EN 306*  or equivalent from the list below) plus 6 credit hours of Writing Intensive coursework are required.

EN 306A EN 306B EN 306C EN 307 EDU 300 CJ 450 HIS 452 HIS 454 HIS 455 MG 306 NS 306 PA 430 PO 405 PS 300 PS 406 , or SO 300  

 

6 credit hours to fulfill the Writing Intensive requirement must be chosen from among the courses designated in the catalog as “WI” (Writing Intensive ), composed as follows:

  • 3 of the credit hours must come from a WI course outside the student’s major(s); that is, the course must be offered by a program other than the one(s) that house(s) the student’s major area of study at the time the course is taken.
  • 3 of the credit hours must come from a WI course that is offered by the student’s major program; that is, the course must be offered by the same program that houses the student’s major at the time the course is taken.

AR 316 AR 498 BIO 498 CA 218 CA 318 CH 342 CJ 221 CS 300 EDU 310 EN 201 EN 221 EN 232 EN 234 EN 490 FW 190 GGP 350 HIS 261 HIS 453 LE 410 MA 301 ML 251 MG 495 NUR 460 PA 432 PO 210 PS 315 SP 320 SO 141 SW 325  

Additional Requirements


Park University grants the Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Public Administration, Bachelor of Science in Education, Bachelor of Fine Arts, and the Bachelor of Music Degree upon completion of the following requirements:

  • Completion of a minimum of 120 semester hours with a cumulative 2.0 GPA (or higher dependent on major).
  • A minor for Geography and Information Systems majors.
  • Satisfaction of all requirements for a major.
  • Completion of degree specific requirements.
  • Completion of Liberal Education requirements.
  • Completion of residency requirement, 30 hours of earned and graded (A, B, C, D) college hours at Park University. At least 15 of these 30 hours must be in the major.
  • Submission of an Application for Graduation.