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Curriculum and Degree Requirements

Seamless BS to MS Program

Distribution Requirements and Co-requisites: 56 credit-hours

The student enrolled in the seamless B.S. to M.S. degree program must exceed the University's distribution requirement of 45 hours for a Bachelor of Science degree. Six (6) credit hours must be 300+ level courses. Courses specifically required are listed below each subject area with a double asterisk (**) and must be completed with a grade of C or better.

Theology and Philosophy: 9 credit-hours
THE 201Faiths, Beliefs and Traditions(3)
PHI 220Intro. to Philosophy(3)
Written and Oral Communication: 9 credit-hours
**ENG 111First Year Literature and Composition(3)
**ENG 112 OR 210Techniques of Research or Intro to Literature(3)
SPE 101 OR COM 104 OR
TH 155
Science and Mathematics: 20 credit-hours
** BIO 220/ 220LIntro to Human Anatomy and Laboratory(4)
** BIO 240/ 240LIntro. to Human Physiology and Laboratory(5)
** CHE 152/ 152LIntro. to Organic & Biological Chemistry & Laboratory(4)
** MAT 109Pre-Calculus I(3)
** PHY 151/ 151LIntroductory Physics & Laboratory(4)
Social and Behavioral Sciences: 9 credit-hours
** PSY 281Introduction to Psychology(3)

6 credit hours from university approved distribution list

Humanities and Fine Arts: 9 credit-hours
9 credit hours from university approved distribution list(9)

SES Core Requirements: 21 credit-hours
SES 112/ 112LCPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Laboratory(2)
SES 210Foundations of Sport & Exercise Sciences(3)
SES 270Concepts of Fitness & Wellness(3)
SES 335Psycho-Social Aspects of Sport(3)
SES 340Adapted Physical Activity, Sport & Recreation(3)
SES 361/ 361LExercise Physiology and Laboratory(4)
SES 480Contemporary Issues & Ethics in Sport(3)
Exercise Physiology Major Requirements: 33 credit-hours
CS 180Intro to Computers(3)
SES 220Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries(3)
SES 320/ 320LKinesiology & Laboratory(4)
SES 330Nutrition for Physical Performance(3)
SES 370 / 370LFitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription and Laboratory(4)
SES 441 / 441LClinical Exercise Physiology and Laboratory(4)
SES 463Applied Physiology of Strength and Conditioning(3)
SES 486Practicum(3)
SES 499Internship(6)
Undergraduate Course Electives: 4
SES 326Principles of Motor Learning


SES 469Directed Readings in Exercise Physiology (3)
SES 479Directed Research in Exercise Physiology (3)
Exercise Physiology Graduate Requirements: 27-30 credit-hours
SES 520Biomechanics(3)
Or SES 546Qualitative Analysis in Biomechanics(3)
SES 561 / 561LAdv Exercise Physiology & Lab(4)
SES 578ECG Interpretation & Exercise Testing(2)
SES 616Research Methodology(3)
SES 618Fitness & Wellness Promotion(3)
SES 672Exercise & Energy Metabolism(3)
SES 686Advanced Practicum(3)

Clinical (6 hours required):
SES 679Internship(6)


Research (9 hours required):
SES 689Thesis(6)
SES 624Advanced Statistics for Sport & Exercise Sciences(3)

Graduate Courses Electives: 6-9 Credits
Recommended Courses:
SES 551Fitness Assessment and Program Development


SES 537Sports Psychology(3)
SES 600Advanced Studies in Clinical Exercise Physiology or Sport Performance (3)
SES 625Motor Learning and Control(3)
SES 627Laboratory Instrumentation in Biomechanics(3)
SES 660Performance Enhancement Psychology(3)
SES 662Exercise Psychology(3)

Degree Total (Exercise Physiology, BS to MS): 150 Credit-Hours

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