Athletic Training Program
ATP 1234 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
Two hours. Same as HSC 1234. Introduction to the language, rules and concepts needed to interpret and understand the terminology of medicine.
ATP 2115 EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDER
Four hours. Same as HSC 2115. This course is an entry-level emergency medical provider course that will prepare individuals for a variety of pre-hospital, industrial, and first-responder situations. The successful completion of a first responder course is a prerequisite to training as a firefighter, emergency medical technician/paramedic and many law enforcement programs. Gen Ed: Ql, Well
ATP 3333 CONCEPTS OF NUTRITION AND PHARMACOLOGY
Three hours. Same as HSC 3333. Prerequisite: majors only or permission of the instructor. Emphasis is on the application of nutrition to enhance sports and physical activity, and the effects of therapeutic medications, performance enhancing drugs. Attention is directed toward optimal performance including dietary modifications, issues dealing with alcohol, tobacco, illicit drugs, and pharmacology. Gen Ed: Ql, Well
BIO 2215 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I
Four hours. No credit awarded if student has completed BIO 2209, BIO 2210, or BIO 4408. Structure and function of the following major organ systems of the human body: integumentary, skeletal (including joints), muscular, and nervous. Gen Ed: NW
BIO 2216 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II
Four hours. Prerequisite: BIO 2215. No credit awarded if student has completed BIO 2209, BIO 2210, or BIO 4408. Structure and function of the following major organ systems of the human body: endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, digestive, and reproductive.
BUS 2217 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT
Four hours. Concepts, principles, and functions of management applicable to all types of organizations; different managerial styles.
BUS 3311 LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS
Four hours. Introduction to commercial, property, administrative, constitutional and liability law, and the American court system, with special emphasis on how it affects people in business. Students will engage in evaluation, analysis, and application of legal doctrines to business and personal situations.
BUS 3575 NEW VENTURE CREATION
Four hours. A study of the entrepreneurial aspects of business management including financial understanding as well as all of the activities in managing a business. Analyzes how entrepreneurs help shape and energize the free-enterprise system with innovation and job creation. Global considerations and entrepreneurships are included. The student will discover the advantages and pitfalls of entrepreneurship through the comprehensive development of a business plan assignment.
CHE 1111 PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY I
Four hours. Prerequisite: Prerequisite: High school chemistry, CHE 1000 or CHE 1011. Quantitative treatment of the principles of chemistry including stoichiometry, states of matter, energy, atomic structure, periodicity, ionic compounds, and molecular structure. Gen Ed: NW
CHE 1112 PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY II
Four hours. Prerequisite: CHE 1111. The topics covered in this course will include: intermolecular forces, kinetics, equilibrium, acid, bases, buffers, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, and introduction to basic organic chemistry. Gen Ed: NW
EXS 1105 INTRODUCTION TO EXERCISE SCIENCE AND HEALTH PROMOTION
Two hours. Introductory course exploring exercise, fitness, and health promotion concepts and career opportunities. Students will develop skills in accessing professional resources within the exercise science field. Additional emphasis will be placed on the design and implementation of health promotion outreaches within community and worksite settings.
EXS 2585 CARE AND PREVENTION OF INJURIES (ELECTIVE)
Two hours. This is an elective course within the Exercise Science major which provides an introduction to the recognition and evaluation skills needed to assess common injuries. Emphasis will be on immediate care given to traumatic sports related injuries using practical skills to reinforce key concepts. Injury reduction and prevention strategies will also be examined.
EXS 2760 SPORTS NUTRITION AND SUPPLEMENTATION
Two hours. Examination of the role of macronutrients, micronutrients, ergogenic aids and nutritional supplements in sport and exercise performance. Gen Ed: Well
EXS 2770 EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
Four hours. Same as BIO 3575. Prerequisite: BIO 2215 and BIO 2216. The physiological basis and application of exercise physiology adaptations to exercise training, fitness and health. Laboratory experiences will expose students to common exercise physiology techniques and evaluations used to assess physical conditioning.
EXS 2775 KINESIOLOGY
Four hours. Prerequisite: BIO 2215. This course approaches the study of human movement from a multiple-disciplinary perspective combining the broad tenets of kinesiology with biomechanical principles. The outcome is a scientific and practical understanding of skeletal muscle action and the internal and external forces involved in human motion.
EXS 3500 MOTOR BEHAVIOR (ELECTIVE)
Four hours. Same as BIO 3575. This course examines the principles of human movement and behavior across the lifespan. Emphasis is on the development of mental and motor abilities which affect human movement, using practical examples and experiences to better assist students in developing an understanding of how to apply these principles in various settings.
EXS 3735 EXERCISE AND SPORT PSYCHOLOGY
Four hours. This course examines the interaction between psychological variables and performance in sport and exercise from theoretical and practical perspectives. This course is designed to introduce students to behavior modification strategies vital to effectively working in careers within exercise science, athletic training, physical education and coaching.
EXS 3740 EXERCISE TESTING AND PRESCRIPTION
Four hours. Prerequisite: EXS 2770, Exercise Physiology. National competencies from ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription are explored, with emphasis on the following variables: patient assessment, risk stratification and health evaluation; execution of proper exercise testing procedures; and the use of exercise and metabolic equations. Students will evaluate and assess the impact of these variables on exercise prescription for a variety of patient populations.
EXS 3745 EXERCISE MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC DISEASE
EXS 3750 ESSENTIALS OF STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING
Four hours. Prerequisites:
Four hours. Prerequisites: EXS 2770, Exercise Physiology. Research and design of exercise programming strategies appropriate for select populations. Course topics include, but are not limited to: exercise considerations for cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic, immunological, neuromuscular, and orthopedic patients as well as adolescents, pregnant women, and geriatric patients.
EXS 2770, Exercise Physiology & EXS 2775, Kinesiology. Specific principles, concepts, and theories of strength training and conditioning and their applications to performance. Course will prepare students to take the CSCS certification exam from the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
EXS 4500 ADVANCED EXERCISE TESTING AND TRAINING TECHNIQUES (ELECTIVE)
Two hours. Prerequisites: EXS 2770, Exercise Physiology & EXS 2775, Kinesiology. This is an elective course within the Exercise Science major which examines exercise training techniques vital to developing exercise instruction competencies for a variety of exercise settings and populations. Students will be developing analytical, programmatic, and teaching skills culminating in the design of a comprehensive course project.
EXS 4600 CERTIFICATION SEMINAR (ELECTIVE)
Two hours. Prerequisites: Senior status. This is an elective course within the Exercise Science major which reviews professional competencies assessed in certification exams from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) or from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
EXS 4720 ADMINISTRATION OF EXERCISE AND HEALTH PROMOTION PROGRAMS
Four hours. Prerequisites: Junior or Senior status. A study of the implementation, organization, administration and evaluation of health promotion programs. Students will explore strategies required in successful administrative oversight, such as but not limited to: program development, facility development, equipment purchasing, marketing, sales, finance and liability.
EXS 4725 RESEARCH METHODS IN EXERCISE AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE
Four hours. Prerequisites: Junior or Senior Status. The development, design and critical analysis of scientific research. Topics include how to conduct academic research, including proper citation skills; the types of research methodologies available; how to develop a research proposal; and statistical analysis techniques appropriate to various research designs. Gen Ed: EC-C
EXS 4960/4961 APPLIED EXPERIENCES IN EXERCISE SCIENCE
Four hours. Prerequisites: EXS 3750, Essentials of Strength and Conditioning, and approval by Exercise Science Program Coordinator. This course exposes students to exercise science and allied health professional settings. Example experiential site locations may include: fitness facilities, cardiac rehabilitation facilities, collegiate strength and conditioning settings, physical therapy clinics, occupational therapy clinics, worksite health promotion programs or other related allied health settings. Site approval is required in advance of course registration. Students must complete a culminating presentation and paper regarding this experience. Course may be repeated.
PED 2077 FIRST AID AND SAFETY
Two hours. Emergency first aid and safety; CPR/AED and first aid certification. (Requires lab fee.)
PHY 2010 GENERAL PHYSICS I (Algebra Based)
Four hours. Prerequisites: High school mathematics through pre-calculus or permission of the instructor. Algebra-based physics. Topics include mechanics, fluids, vibrations, waves, and sound. Gen Ed: NW
PHY 2020 GENERAL PHYSICS II (Algebra Based)
Four hours. Prerequisites: PHY 2010. Algebra-based physics. Topics include heat, kinetic theory of gases, electric fields, AC-DC circuits, magnetism and light.