Curriculum and Degree Requirements

As an major in the Applied Sport & Exercise Science program, you must exceed Barry University’s distribution requirement of 45 credits. The Science and Mathematics area requires 11 credits. Therefore, the total distribution credits required for Applied Sport & Exercise Science majors is 47 credits.

Theology and Philosophy: 9 credits
THE 201 Theology, Faiths, Beliefs, and Traditions(3)
PHI 220 Introduction to Philosophy(3)
THE/PHI From University approved distribution list(3)

Written and Oral Communication: 9 credits
ENG 111 First Year Composition and Literature(3)
ENG 112 Techniques of Research(3)
ENG 210 Introduction to Literature(3)
SPE 101 or COM 104 or TH 155(3)

Science and Mathematics: 11 credits
BIO 220 Human Anatomy(3)
BIO 220L Human Anatomy Laboratory (1)
MAT 107 General Education Math(3)
Mat 109 Pre-Calculus 1(3)
MAT 152 Elementary Probability and Statistics(3)
SES 360 Essentials of Exercise Physiology(3)
SES 360L Essentials of Exercise Physiology Lab
(also required in SES core but counted in distribution)

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 9 credits
PSY 281 Introduction to Psychology(3)
From University approved distribution list(6)

Humanities and Fine Arts: 9 credits
From University approved distribution list

SES Core Requirements: 17 credits
(SES 112/112L, SES 360/SES 360L are required but counted in distribution)
SES 210 Foundations of Sport & Exercise Sciences(3)
SES 212 Emergency Response and SES 212 Lab(3)
SES 112 CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and SES 112 Lab(2)
SES 270 Concepts of Fitness and Wellness(3)
SES 335 Introduction to Sport Psychology(3)
SES 340 Adapted Physical Activity in Sport and Recreation(3)
SES 360 Essentials of Exercise Physiology and SES 360L Lab(3)
SES 361 Exercise Physiology and SES 361L Lab(4)
SES 480 Contemporary Issues and Ethics in Sport(3)

Applied Sport and Exercise Science Major Requirements: 29 credits
CS 180 Introduction to Computers(3)
ORI 100 First-Year Experience – Applied SES(1)
SES 262 Recreational Leadership(3)
SES 320 Kinesiology(3)
SES 320L Kinesiology Lab(1)
SES 326 Principles of Motor Learning(3)
SES 330 Nutrition for Physical Performance(3)
SES 465 Administration of Programs and Facilities(3)
SES 485 Introduction to Law in Sport and Exercise Sciences(3)
SES 480 Practicum Courses (2 credits each)(6)
Coaching, Fitness Specialist, and Recreational Management

Concentration Options: 12 credits

SES 220 Care and Prevention of Musculoskeletal Injury(3)
SES 220L Care and Prevention of Musculoskeletal Injury Lab(1)
SES 325 Officiating Team and Individual Sports(2)
SES 328 Theory of Coaching(3)
SES 427 Applied Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology(3)

Fitness Specialist
SES 220 Care and Prevention of Musculoskeletal Injury(3)
SES 337 Intro to Exercise Psychology(3)
SES 367 Principles of Personal Training(3)
SES 477 Physical Activity, Health and Disease(3)

Recreation Management
SES 250 Sport and Recreational Management(3)
SES 292 Commercial Recreation(3)
SES 380 Facility Design & Event Management(3)
SES 440 Sport Marketing, Promotions, and Fundraising(3)

Integrative Experience: 6 credits

SES 499 Internship(6)

Electives: 9 credits minimum

TOTAL: 120 Credits