Exercise & Sport Studies

Exercise & Sport Studies

Exercise & Sport Studies Core

The Exercise & Sport Studies core is required for all four majors offered by the department.

PREFIX COURSE HRS.
PED 2000 First Aid and CPR 1
PED 2020 Introduction to Physical Education 3
PED 3003 The Care and Prevention of Injuries 3
PED 4012 Exercise Physiology* 4
PED 4024 Org and Adm of Phy Ed, Sports, & Intramural Act. 3

* Not required of Sport Management majors

Exercise Science

With a major in Exercise Science, you’ll be ready for a career in corporate or commercial fitness/wellness, hospital or nursing centers, community health or recreation agencies, a variety of sports-related fields, and graduate or professional fitness, health promotion, or therapy programs.

Major in Exercise Science

The major in Exercise Science consists of 51 credit hours in exercise science, science, and physical education and 14 credit hours in the Exercise & Sport Studies core. A minor is not required.

The required Exercise Science courses are:

PREFIX COURSE HRS.
BSC 3110 Human Anatomy I 4
BSC 3210 Human Anatomy II 4
PED 2E75 Exercise Science Practicum 1
PED 3013 Motor Learning and Development 3
PED 3056 Exercise & Sport for Special Populations 3
PED 3033 Teaching Health and Personal Fitness 3
PED 3060 Nutrition in Exercise & Sport Science 3
PED 4E75 Exercise Science Practicum II 1
PED 4010 Principles of Strength and Conditioning 3
PED 4013 Kinesiology/Biomechanics I 3
PED 4014 Kinesiology/Biomechanics II 3
PED 4E85 Exercise Science Internship 3/6*
PSY 3022 Sports Psychology 3
SCI 1120 Chemistry I 4
SCI 2130 Physics I 4

*Students who select a three credit hour internship should also select an additional three credit hour course in consultation with their advisor.

Exercise & Sport Leadership

With a major in Exercise & Sport Leadership, you’ll be ready for a career in exercise and sport oriented organizations, programs and facilities. Potential opportunities can be found in fitness/wellness centers, recreational or commercial sports programs, community centers, health promotional programs, exercise and sports businesses, public and private recreation departments, as well as graduate studies in the exercise and sports fields.

Major in Exercise & Sport Leadership

The major in Exercise & Sport Leadership consists of 47 credit hours in exercise science, business, communication, sport management, and physical education and 14 hours in the Exercise & Sport Studies core. A minor is not required.

The required Exercise & Sport Leadership courses are:

PREFIX COURSE HRS.
BSC 2040 Human Biology* 3
BUS 3010 Marketing or 3
COM 3033 Public Relations 3
BUS 3061 Business Law I 3
COM 3060 Sport Journalism or 3
COM 4063 Communication Elements & Theories 3
PED 2S75 Sport Management Practicum I 1
PED 2E75 Exercise Science Practicum I 1
PED 3023 Teaching Individual and Dual Sports or 3
PED 3024 Teaching Team Sports 3
PED 3033 Teaching Health and Personal Fitness 3
PED 3043 Theory and Practice of Coaching Sports 3
PED 3056 Exercise & Sport for Special Populations 3
PED 3060 Nutrition in Exercise and Sport Science 3
PED 4010 Principles of Strength and Conditioning 3
PED 4013 Kinesiology/Biomechanics I 3
PED 4033 Sports Marketing & Public Relations 3
PED 4043 Athletic Facility & Event Management 3
PED 4L85 Exercise & Sport Leadership Internship 3
PSY 3022 Sports Psychology 3

* BSC-3110 can also meet this requirement

Physical Education: Grades K–12

Major in Physical Education Teacher Education: Grades K-12

The major in Physical Education Teacher Education: Grades K-12 consists of 24 credit hours in the Exercise & Sport Studies core; 14 credit hours in the Physical Education core; six credit hours in methods; and 40 credit hours in Foundational Core and Professional Semester courses from the Department of Teacher Education. Students who satisfactorily complete the prescribed program satisfy the State of Florida requirements for teacher certification. A minor is not required.

The required Physical Education courses are:

PREFIX COURSE HRS.
PED 3013 Motor Learning and Development 3
PED 3022 Teaching Rhythms and Games for Young Children 3
PED 3023 Teaching Individual and Dual Sports 3
PED 3024 Teaching Team Sports 3
PED 3033 Teaching Health and Personal Fitness 3
PED 3043 Theory and Practice of Coaching Sports 3
PED 3056 Exercise & Sport for Special Populations 3
PED 4013 Kinesiology/Biomechanics I 3

The required methods courses are:

PREFIX COURSE HRS.
EDU 3040 Teaching Reading in the Content Areas 3
EDU 4030 Methods of Teaching Physical Education 3

The required Foundational Core and Professional Semester
(Taken by all Teacher Education students)

The required Foundational Core courses are:

PREFIX COURSE HRS.
EDU 2000 Foundations of Education 3
EDU 2005 Intro to the Education Major 0
EDU 2010 Life Span Development 3
EDU 3000 Instructional Technology 3
EDU 3010 Curriculum Design & Instructional Strategies 3
EDU 3020 Affirming Diversity 3
EDU 3175 Practicum I 1
EDU 3275 Practicum II 1
EDU 4175 Practicum III 1
EDU 4275 Practicum IV 0
EDX 3000 Foundations of Exceptional Student Education 3
EDX 3050 Assessment and Evaluation 3
EDU 4070 Comprehensive Strategies for ESOL 3

The required Professional Semester courses are:

PREFIX COURSE HRS.
EDX 4055 Classroom and Behavior Management 3
EDU 4085 Teacher Education Internship 10

Sport Management

Major in Sport Management

The major in Sport Management consists of 51 credit hours in sport management, physical education, business, and communication, and 10 credit hours in the Exercise & Sport Studies core. A minor is not required.

The required Sport Management courses are:

PREFIX COURSE HRS.
ACC 2051 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
ACC 2052 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 2000 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 3006 Principles of Management 3
BUS 3010 Marketing 3
BUS 3061 Business Law I 3
COM 3034 Public Relations 3
COM 3060 Sport Journalism 3
COM 3063 Communication Elements and Theories 3
ECO 2001 Principles of Economics: Macro 3
PED 2S75 Sport Management Practicum Followership 1
PED 3S75 Sport Management Practicum Leadership/Mgmt. 2
PED 3043 Theory and Practice of Coaching Sports 3
PED 4033 Sports Marketing and Public Relations 3
PED 4043 Athletic Facility and Event Management 3
PED 4S85 Sport Management Internship 3/6*
PSY 3022 Sports Psychology 3

*Students who select a three credit hour internship should also select an additional three credit hour course in consultation with their advisor.

Honor Societies

Alpha Chi: Graduates with 3.5 GPA or higher, in the upper 10% of their class, who have been at Warner University for more than a year (Medallion with Blue & Green)

Alpha Lambda Delta: Students inducted into this freshman honor society earned a 3.5 GPA and have maintained it to wear cords at graduation (Red & White cords).