B.A. in Exercise and Sports Science

St. Mary's University Core 1
SMC 1301Foundations of Civilization3
SMC 1311Foundations of Reflection:Self3
SMC 1312Foundations of Reflection: Nature3
SMC 1313Foundations of Reflection: Others3
SMC 1314Foundations of Reflection: God3
SMC 2301Foundations of Practice: Ethics3
SMC 2302Foundations of Practice: Civic Engagement and Social Action3
SMC 2303Foundations of Practice:Fine Arts and Creative Process3
SMC 2304Foundations of Practice: Literature3
SMC 4301Capstone Seminar: Prospects for Community & Civilization3
School of Humanities and Social Sciences School Specific Core
Select one of the following:
Fundamentals of Oral Communication
Business and Professional Communication
Argumentation and Debate
Rhetoric & Composition 23
Rhetoric and Composition
Select one of the following:
Mathematical Logic for the Humanities
Mathematical Topics in the Social Sciences
College Algebra
Finite Mathematics
Business Statistics
Calculus I
Foreign Language6
Select one of the following options:
6 hours at the sophomore level (2311, 2312) in a Foreign Language previously studied for a minimum of one year
6 hours of introductory level (1311, 1312) in a Foreign Language not previously studied
12 hours of CLEP credit for a language previously studied
History/Social Science3
Fundamentals of Business Enterprise
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Introductory Macroeconomic Theory
Introductory Microeconomic Theory
American National Government
Texas State & Local Government
Introduction to Global Affairs
General Psychology
Introductory Sociology
Perspectives and Themes in History, Philosophy and/or Theology
Perspectives and Themes in Social Science
Select any HS course
Select one of the following:
General Biology for Non-Majors
General Biology for Non-Majors II
Food & Nutrition I
Food & Nutrition II
Preparatory Chemistry
Chem Concepts & Applications
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
General Geology
Geology of Earth Resources
Geology of Energy Resources
Intro. Environmental Science
Physics Concepts & Application
Modern Astronomy
General Physics I
General Physics II
Select one of the following:
Advaned Theology 33XX
HU 3303
Fine Arts3
Select one course from AR, DM, or MU
Select any EN 23XX literature course
Exercise and Sport Science Major Courses
EX 1302Foundations of Exercise & Sport Science3
EX 1304Spring Sports & Activities3
EX 2302Fall Sports & Activities3
EX 3302Prevention & Care of Activity-Related Injuries3
EX 3304Biomechanics of Human Movement3
EX 3306Current Issues in Exercise & Sport Science3
EX 3308Statistics for Exercise Science3
EX 3376Human Anatomy and Physiology of Exercise3
EX 4301Wellness3
EX 4304Advanced Principles of Exercise and Sport Science3
An elective can be any course taken from any discipline.30
Proficiency in Information Technology and Information Literacy
For this major, this requirement will be fulfilled by successfully passing the iSkills test with a score of 250 or higher.
Total Semester Hours120

This is a recommended degree plan subject to changes. Please meet with your advisor on a regular basis.

First Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 13XX 3SMC 13XX 3
SMC 13XX 3Speech3
EN 13113Fine Arts3
EX 13023EX 13043
ND 01010 
 15 15
Second Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 13XX 3SMC 23XX 3
SMC 13XX 3SMC 23XX 3
Foreign Language3Foreign Language3
EX 23023EX 33763
 15 15
Third Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 23XX 3SMC 23XX 3
EX 33043EX 33083
EX 33023Elective3
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 43013History3
EX 43043EX 43013
Elective3EX 33063
 15 15
Total Semester Hours 120