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  Jul 25, 2017
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Exercise and Sport Science, B.A.

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Program Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the program in Exercise and Sport Science will be able to:

  1. Explain the health benefits associated with physical activity and exercise, as well as the health consequences associated with inactivity.
  2. Describe the metabolic, physiologic, biomechanical, and developmental mechanisms by which participation in physical activity aids in health promotion and disease prevention.
  3. Critically evaluate and integrate new information into professional practice in order to solve relevant health problems; speak and write effectively to a target audience on the prevention and intervention of such problems.
  4. Competently measure and assess fitness, movement skills, physical performance, and risk for disease.
  5. Design an exercise or strength training program to enhance all components of fitness, promote health, and optimize performance.
  6. Serve various populations, integrating compassionate care and the Christian faith with their professional practice.

Total: 22-24 Units

Practicum and/or Internship Requirements

Two courses totaling at least three units are required in Practicum and/or Internship. Each course may be repeated for up to six units.

Required Concentration

 Choose at least eight (8) units from one concentration below, or other upper division units as approved by the department chair.

Total: 36 Units

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