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BS Major in Physical Performance & Sports Studies

B.S., Major in Physical Performance and Sports Studies

Important note: This major addresses physical performance and sport studies; it does not lead to any Kansas secondary teacher licensure.

Major requirements*

  • Swimming proficiency

In Physical Education and Sports Studies

Complete any six of the following:

  • PESS103 Fundamentals of Weightlifting (.5 hour)
  • PESS105 Fundamentals of Golf (.5 hour)
  • PESS106 Fundamentals of Archery (.5 hour)
  • PESS107 Fundamentals of Badminton (.5 hour)
  • PESS108 Fundamentals of Tennis (.5 hour)
  • PESS109 Fundamentals of Volleyball (.5 hour)
  • PESS110 Fundamentals of Soccer (.5 hour)
  • PESS111 Fundamentals of Basketball (.5 hour)
  • PESS112 Fundamentals of Softball (.5 hour)

Complete the following courses:

  • PESS126 First Aid and Safety (2 hours)
  • PESS213 Principles of Physical Education (3 hours)
  • PESS215 Applied Motor Learning (3 hours)
  • PESS225 Fitness Assessment (2 hours)
  • PESS314 Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education (3 hours)
  • PESS323 Exercise Physiology (3 hours)
  • PESS326 Adapted Physical Education (3 hours)
  • PESS332 Kinesiology (3 hours)
  • PESS335 Psychology of Sport (3 hours)
  • PESS414 Exercise Prescription (3 hours)
  • PESS435 Organization and Administration of Physical Education (3 hours)

Complete six hours from the following:

  • PESS202 Lifesaving (1 hour)
  • PESS203 Advanced Strength Training (3 hours)
  • PESS212 Swimming (1 hour)
  • PESS220 Introduction to Sport Management (3 hours)
  • PESS302 Water Safety Instruction (1 hour)
  • PESS415-419 Theory of Coaching (Sport) (2 hours)
  • PESS420 Theory of Coaching (3 hours)
  • DANC130 Jazz 1 (1 hour)
  • DANC131 Tap 1 (1 hour)
  • DANC132 Musical Theatre (1 hour)
  • DANC133 Ballet 1 (1 hour)

Cognate requirements

  • ATEP230 Introduction to Athletic Training (2 hour)
  • BIOL101 Essentials of Biology (3 hours)

Suggested Cognate

  • NSCI230 Drugs: Research and Reward (3 hours)

*2018-2019 Academic Catalog

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