Health Sciences

 

Fitness Management (Pre-Sports Medicine) Track



Responsible for optimizing the health and performance of those involved in sporting activity at all levels. Employment settings may include hospital-based wellness centers, corporate wellness programs, nonprofit wellness programs, and health and fitness centers.

Program of Study

  • Core Areas A—E
  • Core Area F (18 hours)
    • HSCC 2200 Health Communication
    • HSCC 2300 Management of Health Information
    • HSCC 2500 Health Issues and Resources
    • RESP 2110 Medical Terminology
    • MATH 2200 Statistics (if not taken in area D)
    • One course selected from (not taken in area E):
      • ANTH 1102 Anthropology
      • ECON 2105 Macroeconomics
      • PSYC 1101 Introduction to Psychology
      • SOCI 1101 Sociology
  • Physical Education
  • Major Field Courses (12 hours)
    • HSCC 3100 Research Methods
    • HSCC 3110 Health Law
    • HSCC 3140 Epidemiology
    • HSCC 4020 Seminar in Professional Issues
  • Related Field Courses (48 hours)
    • BIOL 2081 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
    • BIOL 2082 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
    • HSCA 3600 Financial Management for Health-Related Organizations
    • HSCP 4030 Health and Fitness Management
    • HSCA 4201 Health Care Marketing
    • SMED 5005U Musculoskeletal Basis of Exercise
    • SMED 5060U Physiological Foundations of Sport
    • SMED 5070U T/M Strength and Conditioning
    • A minimum of 22 semester hours from the following:
      • GERO 5500U Survey of Gerontology
      • GERO 5510U Healthy Aging
      • HSCC 3120 Health Policy and Law
      • HSCC 4950 Practicum
      • HSCP 2000 Ethical Theories/Moral Issues in Health
      • HSCP 3710 Worksite Wellness and Safety
      • HSCP 4000 Independent Study in Health Science
      • PEAT 2100 Prevention and Care of Sports Injuries
      • PSYC 5150U Conflict Resolution
      • PSYC 5200U Industrial/Organizational Psychology
      • PUBH 5550U Nutrition
      • PUBH 5555U Health and Human Performance
      • PUBH/SMED 5600U Healthy Weight Management and Body Composition
      • PUBH 5565U Health and Drug Education
      • PUBH 5575U Health and Sexuality Education
      • PUBH 5580U Health and Human Development
      • SMED 5015U Assessment and Evaluation of Musculoskeletal Injuries
      • SMED 5080 Performance Evaluation and Ex Test
      • SMED 5090 Nutritional Issues in Sports Medicine
      • SMED 5945 Internship in Sports Medicine
      • Electives (9 hours maximum)

SEE ALSO

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