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Sport Studies - BA (73 hours total)

 

Overview

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.

Degree Requirements

Required Major Courses

OAD 31863PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING (3)

PAC 10131WEIGHT TRAINING (1)

PAC 11131LIFETIME FITNESS (1)

PAC 11231NONTRAD TEAM SPORTS I (1)

Additional PAC

PED 11133HISTORY & PRINCIPLES OF HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, AND RECREATION (3)

PED 13733PRINCIPLES OF OFFICIATING FALL SPORTS (2)

OR

PED 14733PRINCIPLES OF OFFICIATING SPRING SPORTS (2)

PED 18731TEACHING CHARACTER THROUGH SPORT (2)

PED 20533CARE AND PREVENTION OF ATHLETIC INJURIES (3)

PED 30400SPORT FACILITY AND EVENT MANAGEMENT (3)

PED 30403LEGAL ISSUES IN RECREATION AND SPORT (3)

PED 30233IDS: PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY OF SPORTS (3)

PED 30732FIRST AID INSTRUCTOR TRAINING (2)

PED 31833RECREATION & SPORTS PROGRAMMING (3)

PED 33532ADAPTIVE PHYSICAL EDUCATION (3)

PED 41033INTERNSHIP:PED (3)

PED 41733THEORY OF ADMIN IN HPE&R (3)

PED 46000SENIOR SEMINAR (1)

PED 49035SPORTS STUDIES: COMPREHENSIVE (2)

Required Supporting Courses

BIO 10043PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY & LAB (4)

OR

PHY 11043PHYSICAL SCIENCE & LAB (4)

COM 10163INTRO TO HUMAN COMMUNICATION (3)

OR

COM 11023SPEECH PREPARATION AND DELIVERY (3)

ENG 23723INTERMEDIATE WRITING (3)

OR

ENG 31023ADVANCED EXPOSITORY WRITING (3)

OAD 30563MANAGEMENT (3)

PSY 12053GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY (3)

Required Concentration

Students must complete one concentration from the following:


Coaching

Sports Leadership

Recreation

Career Opportunities

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.