B.A. in Exercise and Sports Science with Teacher Certification

Exercise and Sports Science Teacher Certification Degree Plan (120 hours)
Core Requirements (42 hours)
First Year Seminar3
First Year Seminar
Freshmen Composition I3
Rhetoric and Composition
Rhetoric and Composition for International Students
Literature3
Any EN 23XX literature course
History3
Any 1000, 2000, or 3000-level HS course
Social Science3
Select two from the following: BA 1301, CJ 1301 CPH 1301, EC 2301, EC 2303, HU 3300, HU 3303, PO 1311, PO 1312, PO 1314, PS 1301, PS 2333, PS 2355, PS 2363, PS 3337, SC 1311, SC 2321, SC 2371, 3 hrs. of Communication Studies (CM 1341, CM 2333, CM 2334) (SMC 1313 and SMC 2302 will meet this requirement)
Mathematics3
College Algebra
Precalculus
Natural or Physical Sciences3
Fine Arts3
Select one course from the following:AR 1300, AR 1301, AR 1311, AR 1312, AR 2301, AR 2321, AR 2361, AR 2362, AR 3331, AR 3351, AR 3381, AR 3392, any 3 hr. DM course, 3 hrs. of MU (applied music lessons, ensembles or other MU course) (SMC 2303 will meet this requirement)
Foreign Language and International Engagement 6
This requirement is satisfied through one of four ways: (1) One 3-hour course in any language at the 3000 level or above, with a grade of B or better; (2) Two courses (1311 and 1312) in a language not previously studied; (3) Two courses (2311 and 2312) in a language previously studied at the high school or college level; (4) Qualifying scores on an AP or CLEP exam, or both the ACTFL OPI and WPT exams
Philosophy - Self3
Intro to Philosophy
(SMC 1311 will meet this requirement)
Philosophy - Ethics3
Foundations of Ethics
(SMC 2301 will meet this requirement)
Theology - God3
Introduction to Theology
(SMC 1314 will meet this requirement)
Intermediate Theology3
Any TH 33xx course
Exercise and Sport Science Major Courses (30 hours)
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
Teacher Certification Courses (27 hours)27
ED 3302 The American Secondary School
ED 2330 Teaching Diverse Populations
ED 3350 Teaching Reading in the Content Areas
ED 3355 Educational Technology
ED 3361 Adolescent Development and Learning in School Setting
ED 3362 Secondary Teaching Methods
ED 4388 Professional Development Seminar - Secondary
ED 4689 Clinical Teaching in Secondary School
Electives (21 hours)21
An elective can be any course taken from any discipline.Students can use these hours to pursue certificates, minors, or second majors.
Total Semester Hours120

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

First Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
Foreign Language I3Literature3
EN 13113Natural or Physical Science3
FYE 13013Foreign Language II3
EX 13023EX 13043
General Elective3General Elective3
 15 15
Second Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
History3Social Science3
PL 13013TH 13013
Mathematics3Fine Arts3
EX 23023EX 33763
EX 33023ED 3330 – Teaching Diverse Populations3
ED 33023General Elective3
 18 18
Third Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
EX 33043Intermediate Theology3
PL 23013EX 33083
ED 33613EX 33063
General Elective3ED 33553
General Elective3General Elective3
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
EX 43013ED 46896
ED 33503ED 43883
ED 33623 
EX 43043 
General Elective3 
 15 9
Total Semester Hours 120