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Athletic Performance Program Requirements for 2022-2023

The athletic performance major integrates exercise science and psychology to prepare students for a holistic approach to improving athletic performance.

B.S. in Athletic Performance

All required and elective courses that may be applied to the major are included in the determination of the grade point average in the major.

Requirements

Required Courses – 45 credits

BIOL 108 – Nutrition (3)
BIOL 131 – Anatomy & Physiology I (3)
BIOL 131L – Anatomy & Physiology Lab I (1)
BIOL 132 – Anatomy & Physiology II (3)
BIOL 132L – Anatomy & Physiology Lab II (1)
BIOL 208 – Sports Nutrition (3)
BIOL 355 – Exercise Physiology (3)
BIOL 355L – Exercise Physiology Lab (1)
PSYC 450 – Experiential Capstone Project (3)
ITDY 302 – Resistance, Speed & Agility Training (2)
ITDY 303 – Strength and Conditioning (2)
ITDY 304 – Health & Wellness: Risk and Appraisal (3)
PHYS 141 – General Physics Workshop I (4)
PHYS 305 – Biomechanics (3)
PSYC 100 – Introduction to Psychology (3)
PSYC 135 – Helping in Emergency Situations (1)
PSYC 212 – Psychology of Sport (3)
PSYC 240 – Motivation and Performance (3)

Total: 45 credits

The B.S. in athletic performance does not lead to licensure or prepare students to practice within any scope restricted to a licensed professional. Students who wish to obtain a certificate or advanced degree in strength and conditioning will need to complete requirements according to those detailed by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.


Note: The program requirements listed are for the current academic year. Past and future program requirements may differ. Visit the catalog website to access current and past catalogs.