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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 335 – Exercise Physiology (3)
  • BIOL 335L – Exercise Physiology Lab (1)
  • 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)
  • PSYC 450 – Experiential Capstone Project (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: At least half of the required courses in PSYC, BIO and PHYS must be taken in residence. In addition, ITDY 302, 303, 304, and PSYC 450 must be taken in residence.


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.