West Texas A&M University

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Sports and Exercise Science Applied Sport Degree

Department of Sports and Exercise Sciences

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)/ Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree

May be either depending on option selected.

Major in Sports and Exercise Sciences- Applied Sport Degree (Major Code: 150)

This degree track prepares the major for varying employment opportunities in a wide variety of sport fields, and physical activity/wellness settings in the community, corporate, health-related, and therapeutic domains. Additionally, this track, through appropriate use of electives, provides for the preparation for an alternative format for teacher certification.

  
This degree is for the student that wants:
  • an in-depth coaching curriculum, including the scientific foundation for athletic performance and skill acquisition
  • to focus on youth, collegiate, and private-sector sports and coaching
  • preparation for national credentialing examinations in fitness, wellness, and strength training.
NOTE:  if one later decides to pursue coaching in the public schools, post-graduate courses may be taken that prepare you to meet the state teacher certification requirements.
This degree includes the following courses:
  • SES 1301, 2342, 2355, 2372, 3302, 3304, 3311, 3340, 3341,  3356, 4302, 4322, 4325, 4326, 4327, and 4330
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