College of Education and Human Services

Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S. in Ed.)

Allied Sport Professions
(Specialization Option)

Exercise/Fitness Specialist (120 to 128 hours)

Sport Manager (120 to 133 hours)

Required Courses:

A. General Education and Prerequisite Requirements (44-57 hours)

The courses listed in this section are designed to meet GenEd 2008 requirements and provide coursework prerequisite to the professional and major components of the program.  In some cases, the listed courses exceed the university GenEd 2008 requirements. NOTE: The list of approved GenEd 2008 courses is continually updated; program and department advisers should be consulted for the latest list.

Basic Foundation
  1. Intro to University Life (if required)
  2. Writing/Composition
  3. Mathematics and Quantitative Literacy
    • Math or QL course selected from approved list (MTH 116 recommended) (4 hours)
    • Second Math or QL course selected from approved list (MTH 117 recommended) (4 hours)
Breadth of Knowledge
  1. Natural Sciences (See HPERD Department for specific course requirements)
    • Natural Science course selected from approved list with corresponding lab (4 hours)
    • Second Natural Science course selected from approved list (3 hours)
  2. Social Sciences
    • For students in Exercise Fitness Specialist program
      • PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology (3 hours)
      • Second Social Science course selected from approved list, from department other than Psychology and focusing on a society other than U.S. (Africa, Asia, Latin American, or Middle East) (3 hours)
    • For students in Sport Management program
      • ECN 201 Macroeconomics (3 hours)
      • Second Social Science course selected from approved list, from department other than Economics and focusing on a society other than U.S. (Africa, Asia, Latin American, or Middle East) (3 hours)
  3. Arts and Humanities
    • DAN 201 Introduction to Dance (3 hours)
    • Second Arts and Humanities course selected from approved list, from department other than HPERD and focusing on a society other than U.S. (Africa, Asia, Latin American, or Middle East) (3 hours)
  4. Social Diversity

Additional Components

  1. Writing/Speaking Across the Curriculum
    • One of the three-course Writing-Across-the-Curriculum requirement will be met by program requirements (PED 466)
    • Second WAC course selected from approved list (3 hours)
    • Third WAC or SPAC course selected from approved list (3 hours)
  2. Capstone Experience
  3. Wellness
  4. Foreign Language (if required)
    • 2 semesters of foreign language or 2 semesters of American Sign Language (ASL) and 1 foreign culture course (0-12 hours)

B. Professional Core Requirements (28-30 hours)

The professional core of 28 to 30 hours is required for students in the two specialty areas.

C. Specialty Requirements

1. Exercise/Fitness Specialist (37 to 41 hours)

Theory and Practice (32 to 36 hours)
Personal Skill (5 hours)

2. Sport Manager (46 hours)

Theory and Practice (32 to 36 hours)

Personal Skill (5 hours)

Select 5 hours of PES, PED, or DAN Forms of Movement or activity courses; one from each group (5 hours).

Planned Electives (5 to 9 hours)

With adviser guidance, select 5 to 9 hours depending on number of hours in PED 480/481 Internship and Senior Seminar (8 or 12 hours).

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