Sport Studies

The Sport Studies major prepares students with the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values to become effective professionals in the field. Students complete a curriculum with strong foundational courses that include the social sciences, history of sport, exercise science, business, and methods courses.  The major challenges students to apply this curriculum to real life experiences through practica and internships with working professionals. Students majoring in Sport Studies are prepared for careers or further study in professions including sports administration, recreation, coaching, facility and event management and sports communication and information.

Degree Requirements

Foundation Courses

PAC 10131COED WEIGHT TRAINING

PAC 11131LIFETIME FITNESS

PAC 11231NONTRAD TEAM SPORTS I

PED 11133HIST & PRIN OF H PE & R

PED 20533CARE & PREVENTION/ATHL INJURIES

PED 30233PSYCH AND SOC OF SPORTS

PED 30732FIRST AID INSTRUCTOR TRAINING

PED 33532ADAPTIVE PHYSICAL EDUCATION

PED 41733THEORY OF ADMIN IN HPE&R

PED 46000SENIOR SEMINAR

Required Major Courses

PED 13733PRINC OF OFFICIATING FALL SPORTS

OR

PED 14733PRIN OFFICIATING SPRING SPORTS

PED 18731TEACHING CHARACTER THRGH SPORT

PED 23733TEACHING FALL SPORTS

PED 24733TEACHING SPRING SPORTS

PED 30400SPORT FACILITY & EVENT MGMT

PED 30403LEGAL ISSUES IN REC AND SPORT

PED 31833RECREATION & SPORTS PROGRAMMING

PED 41033INTERNSHIP:PED

Additional PAC

Required Supporting Courses

BIO 10043PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY & LAB

OR

PHY 11043PHYSICAL SCIENCE & LAB

COM 10163INTRO TO HUMAN COMMUNICATION

OR

COM 11023SPEECH PREPARATION AND DELIVERY

ENG 23723INTERMEDIATE WRITING

OR

ENG 31023ADVANCED EXPOSITORY WRITING

OAD 30563MANAGEMENT

PSY 12053PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHOLOGY

Required Concentration

Students must select one concentration from the following:

Principles of Coaching

Sports Administration

Recreation

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