Curriculum

Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences (BS)

Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences (BS) Curriculum 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)

OR

  • 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)

OR

  • Mat 109 Pre-Calculus 1 (3)

OR

  • 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) (3)

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: 18 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 270 - Concepts of Fitness and Wellness (3)
  • SES 335 - Introduction to Sport Psychology (3)

OR

  • SES 337 - Introduction to Exercise Psychology (3)
  • SES 340 - Adapted Physical Activity in Sport and Recreation (3)
  • SES 360 - Essentials of Exercise Physiology and SES 360L Lab (Counts in Distribution) (4)

OR

  • 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: 22 credits

  • CS 180 - Digital Literacy (3)
  • SES 320 - Kinesiology (3)
  • SES 320L- Kinesiology Lab (3)
  • SES 326 - Principles of Motor Learning (3)
  • SES 328 - Theories of Coaching in Sport, Fitness, and Wellness (3)
  • SES 330 - Nutrition for Physical Performance (3)
  • SES 465 - Organizational Leadership and Management in SES (3)
  • SES 485 - Risk Management in Sport and Exercise Sciences (3)

Concentration Options: 18 credits

Coaching Option

  • SES 332 - Applied Exercise Techniques and Injury Prevention (3)
  • SES 341 - Psychology of Injury (3)
  • SES 427 - Applied Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology (3)
  • SES 469 - Directed Readings in Coaching (3)
  • SES 486 - Practicum in Fitness Specialist (3)
  • SES 486 - Practicum in Coaching (3)

Fitness Specialist Option

  • SES 332 - Applied Exercise Techniques and Injury Prevention (3)
  • SES 337 - Intro to Exercise Psychology (3)
  • SES 341 - Psychology of Injury (3)
  • SES 367 - Principles of Personal Training (3)
  • SES 486 - Practicum in Coaching (3)
  • SES 486 - Practicum in Fitness Specialist (3)

Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology Option

  • SES 337 - Introduction to Exercise Psychology (3)
  • SES 341 - Psychology of Injury (3)
  • SES 427 - Applied Sport, Exercise, & Performance Psychology (3)
  • SES 437 - Research in Sport, Exercise, & Performance Psychology (3)
  • SES 486 - Practicum in Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology (3)
  • Elective (3)

Integrative Experience

  • SES 499 - Internship (Coaching and Fitness Specialist Concentrations only (3)
  • Electives (9 hours minimum) (3)

Degree Total - 120 Credits

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