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Exercise and Sport Science (BS)

Hours - 58 Credit Hours
Effective Sep. 2019
Last Revised 7/21/2020

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Biomedical Emphasis Requirements


Core Requirements — 35 Credits

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
BIOL 260/L Human Anatomy/Lab F, W 4.0
BIOL 261/L Human Physiology/Lab F, W 4.0
EXS 330 Principles of Exercise and Sports Science F, S 3.0
EXS 340 Motor Learning F, W 3.0
EXS 341 Biomechanics F, W 3.0
EXS 344/L Physiology of Exercise/Lab W, S 4.0
EXS 365 Exercise Testing and Prescription F, S 3.0
EXS 399R Internship in Exercise and Sport Science F, W, S 3.0
EXS 493 Research Methods in Exercise and Sport Science F 2.0
EXS 494 Student Research in Exercise and Sports Science W 3.0
MATH 121 Principles of Statistics F, W, S 3.0

CPR/First Aid Certification Required (EXS 265, EXS 164, Red Cross/BYU–Hawaii Certification)


Biomedical Emphasis — 23 Credits

Biomedical Science Core — 12 Credits Minimum

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
BIOL 112/L Biology I - Cell and Molecular Biology/Lab F, W, S 4.0
CHEM 105/L General Chemistry I/Lab F, W 4.0
CHEM 106/L General Chemistry II/Lab W, S 4.0
CHEM 351/L Organic Chemistry I/Lab F, W /F 4.0
CHEM 352/L Organic Chemistry II/Lab F, W /W 4.0
PSYC 111 General Psychology F, W, S 3.0
PHYS 105/L College Physics I/Lab F, S 4.0
PHYS 106/L College Physics II/Lab F, W 4.0

Biomedical Science Electives — 11 Credits Minimum

Elective pool includes any above, not previously used, or any below. A minimum of 3 credits must be from 300 or 400 level courses. No more than 4 credits of Sports Fundamentals (EXS 230-247) are allowed to count in the elective pool.

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
EXS 230-247 Sport Fundamentals Variable 1.0 - 4.0
EXS 270 Sports Nutrition F, W 3.0
EXS 306 Sports Officiating F, W 2.0
EXS 339 Measurement and Evaluation S 3.0
EXS 349 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries S 3.0
EXS 350 Medical and Wellness Tourism F 3.0
EXS 361 Corporate Wellness Management W 3.0
EXS 369R Coaching Fundamentals in Selected Sports F, W, S 3.0
EXS 370 Event Management Sport in Sport and Fitness F 3.0
EXS 409 Sports Psychology F, W 3.0
EXS 410 The Personal Trainer Certification W 2.0
EXS 411 Sports Nutrition Certification S 2.0
EXS 414 International Sports & Facility Management F 3.0
EXS 420 Physical Activity in Public Health S 3.0
EXS 441 Adaptive Physical Education S 2.0
EXS 458 International Sport and Law W 3.0
HLTH 115 Essentials of Nutrition Variable 3.0
HLTH 135 Health in Marriage and Pregnancy W 2.0
HLTH 221 Substance Use and Abuse S 3.0
HLTH 230 Health Issues and Problems F 2.0
HLTH 369 Community Health F 3.0
HLTH 441 Health in Secondary Schools W 2.0
BIOL 113 Biology II - Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology F, W, S 3.0


    Health and Human Performance Emphasis

    Requirements


    Core Requirements — 35 Credits

    Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
    BIOL 260/L Human Anatomy/Lab F, W 4.0
    BIOL 261/L Human Physiology/Lab F, W 4.0
    EXS 330 Principles of Exercise and Sports Science F, S 3.0
    EXS 340 Motor Learning F, W 3.0
    EXS 341 Biomechanics F, W 3.0
    EXS 344/L Physiology of Exercise/Lab W, S 4.0
    EXS 365 Exercise Testing and Prescription F, S 3.0
    EXS 399R Internship in Exercise and Sport Science F, W, S 3.0
    EXS 493 Research Methods in Exercise and Sport Science F 2.0
    EXS 494 Student Research in Exercise and Sports Science W 3.0
    MATH 121 Principles of Statistics F, W, S 3.0

    CPR/First Aid Certification Required (EXS 265, EXS 164, Red Cross/BYU–Hawaii Certification)


    Health and Human Performance Emphasis— 23 Credits

    Health and Human Performance Core — 15 Credits Minimum

    Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
    EXS 270 Sports Nutrition F, W 3.0
    EXS 339 Measurement and Evaluation S 3.0
    EXS 409 Sports Psychology F, W 3.0
    EXS 420 Physical Activity in Public Health S 3.0
    HLTH 135 Health in Marriage and Pregnancy W 2.0
    HLTH 221 Substance Use and Abuse S 3.0
    HLTH 230 Health Issues and Problems F 2.0
    HLTH 369 Community Health F 3.0

    Health and Human Performance Electives — 8 Credits Minimum

    Elective pool includes any above, not previously used, or any below. A minimum of 3 credits must be from 300 or 400 level courses. No more than 4 credits of Sports Fundamentals (EXS 230-247) are allowed to count in elective pool.

    Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
    EXS 230 - 247 Sport Fundamentals Variable 1.0 - 4.0
    EXS 306 Sports Officiating F, W 2.0
    EXS 349 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries S 3.0
    EXS 350 Medical and Wellness Tourism F 3.0
    EXS 361 Corporate Wellness Management W 3.0
    EXS 369R Coaching Fundamentals in Selected Sports F, W, S 3.0
    EXS 370 Event Management in Sport and Fitness F 3.0
    EXS 410 The Personal Trainer Certification W 2.0
    EXS 411 Sports Nutrition Certification S 2.0
    EXS 414 International Sports & Facility Management F 3.0
    EXS 441 Adaptive Physical Education S 2.0
    EXS 458 International Sport and Law W 3.0
    HLTH 115 Essentials of Nutrition Variable 3.0
    HLTH 441 Health in Secondary Schools W 2.0
    BIOL 112/L Biology I - Cell and Molecular Biology/Lab F, W, S 4.0
    BIOL 113 Biology II - Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology F, W, S 3.0
    CHEM 105/L General Chemistry I/Lab F, W 4.0
    CHEM 106/L General Chemistry II/Lab W, S 4.0
    PSYC 111 General Psychology F, W, S 3.0


    Sports and Wellness Management Emphasis Requirements


    Core Requirements — 35 Credits

    Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
    BIOL 260/L Human Anatomy/Lab F, W 4.0
    BIOL 261/L Human Physiology/Lab F, W 4.0
    EXS 330 Principles of Exercise and Sports Science F, S 3.0
    EXS 340 Motor Learning F, W 3.0
    EXS 341 Biomechanics F, W 3.0
    EXS 344/L Physiology of Exercise/Lab W, S 4.0
    EXS 365 Exercise Testing and Prescription F, S 3.0
    EXS 399R Internship in Exercise and Sport Science F, W, S 3.0
    EXS 493 Research Methods in Exercise and Sport Science F 2.0
    EXS 494 Student Research in Exercise and Sports Science W 3.0
    MATH 121 Principles of Statistics F, W, S 3.0

    CPR/First Aid Certification Required (EXS 265, EXS 164, Red Cross/BYU–Hawaii Certification)


    Sports and Wellness Management Emphasis — 23 Credits

    Sports and Wellness Management Core — 15 Credits Minimum

    Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
    EXS 339 Measurement and Evaluation S 3.0
    EXS 350 Medical and Wellness Tourism F 3.0
    EXS 361 Corporate Wellness Management W 3.0
    EXS 370 Event Management in Sport and Fitness F 3.0
    EXS 414 International Sports & Facility Management F 3.0
    EXS 420 Physical Activity in Public Health S 3.0
    EXS 458 International Sport and Law W 3.0

    Sports and Wellness Management Electives — 8 Credits Minimum

    Elective pool includes any above, not previously used, or any below. A minimum of 3 credits must be from 300 or 400 level courses. No more than 4 credits of Sports Fundamentals (EXS 230-247) are allowed to count in elective pool.

    Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credits Hours
    EXS 230 - 247 Sport Fundamentals Variable 1.0 - 4.0
    EXS 270 Sports Nutrition F, W 3.0
    EXS 306 Sports Officiating F, W 2.0
    EXS 349 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries S 3.0
    EXS 369R Coaching Fundamentals in Selected Sports F, W, S 3.0
    EXS 409 Sports Psychology F, W 3.0
    EXS 410 The Personal Trainer Certification W 2.0
    EXS 411 Sports Nutrition Certification S 2.0
    EXS 441 Adaptive Physical Education S 2.0
    HLTH 115 Essentials of Nutrition Variable 3.0
    HLTH 135 Health in Marriage and Pregnancy W 2.0
    HLTH 221 Substance Use and Abuse S 3.0
    HLTH 230 Health Issues and Problems F 2.0
    HLTH 369 Community Health F 3.0
    HLTH 441 Health in Secondary Schools W 2.0
    BIOL 112/L Biology I - Cell and Molecular Biology/Lab F, W, S 4.0
    BIOL 113 Biology II - Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology F, W, S 3.0
    CHEM 105/L General Chemistry I/Lab F, W 4.0
    CHEM 106/L General Chemistry II/Lab W, S 4.0
    PSYC 111 General Psychology F, W, S 3.0


    No grade below “C-” accepted


    Program Outcomes

    Upon completing the Exercise and Sport Science program, students will:

    • Demonstrate the skills and values necessary to implement professional knowledge in a variety of career settings.
    • Demonstrate competency in a minimum of four motor skills.
    • Demonstrate mastery of evaluation and prescription of exercise programs in selected age and/or health categories.
    • Complete an approved project demonstrating research, teaching, and/or administering in a selected area of interest.
    • Be admitted to graduate and professional programs and prepared for exams, applications, and the interview process.
    • Demonstrate group motor skill teaching (Physical Education emphasis).