Exercise and Sports Studies

Exercise and Sport Studies Minor (17 Credit Hours)

The Exercise & Sports Studies (ESS) minor is designed to prepare students with the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities in the fields of strength & conditioning, fitness, and human performance.  For students hoping to pursue a career in the allied health professions, competitive sports and athletics, or personal training, the ESS minor provides the fundamental preparation needed to work with physically active populations.  

Required Courses

ESS-101Introduction to Exercise and Sports Studies3
ESS-201Principles of First Aid in Athletic Injury3
ESS-301Fitness Eval & Exercise Prescription3
ESS-270Exercise and Sports Studies Practicum3
DTC-328Nutrition for Fitness & Athletic Performance2
SOC-312Sociology of Sports and Phys Activity3
or ESS-410 Strength & Conditioning Seminar
Total Credits17