SPORTS SCIENCE


The Sports Science major at Tusculum prepares students for employment and/or graduate level study in physical education, wellness related and fitness enhancing fields.

A total of 57 semester hours in the major (6 hours of which are activity courses), and 41 semester hours in the General Education Core comprise this major. A total of six activity competencies courses, must be completed to earn a degree in Sports Science. Physical education competencies are built into activity courses.


SPORTS SCIENCE MAJOR

Sports Science Major Hours
Activity Courses/Activity Competencies (6 hours)
I. Safety, First Aid, and CPR (1 required)
PHED 115 Community First Aid, CPR and Safety 1
II. Sports Skills (1 Individual/Dual or Team Sport required)
A. Individual and Dual Sports
PHED 173 Racquetball 1
PHED 176 Bowling I 1
PHED 178 Badminton 1
PHED 179 Table Tennis 1
PHED 180 Tennis 1
PHED 181 Archery 1
PHED 182 Golf 1
OR B. Team Sports
PHED 120 Softball 1
PHED 122 Touch and Flag Football 1
PHED 124 Soccer 1
PHED 125 Volleyball 1
PHED 126 Basketball 1
PHED 144 Lacrosse 1
III. Aquatics (1 required)
PHED 160 Scuba Diving 1
PHED 161 Beginning Swimming 1
PHED 165 Lifeguard Training 1
IV. Physical Fitness (1 required)
PHED 166 Water Aerobics 1
PHED 184 Aerobics 1
PHED 185 Cardiovascular Fitness and Training 1
PHED 186 Weight Training 1
PHED 187 Walking, Jogging, and Running 1
Activity Hours 6

Sports Science Major Hours
PHED 200 Introduction and History of Physical Education and Athletics 3
PHED 212 Nutrition 3
PHED 215 Sport in Society 3
PHED 251 Human Anatomy 3
PHED 252 Human Physiology 3
PHED 262 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3
PHED 290 Sports Officiating 3
PHED 330 Psychological Dynamics of Sport and Physical Education 3
PHED 370 Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education, Health and Wellness 3
PHED 374 Motor Development 3
PHED 375 Motor Learning 3
PHED 380 Kinesiology 3
PHED 390 Physiology of Exercise 3
PHED 395 Organization, Administration and Supervision of Physical Education and Athletics OR 3
PHED 396 Organization, Administration and Supervision of Physical Education, Health and Wellness 3
PHED 435 Managing Legal Aspects of Sport and Physical Education 3
PHED 480 Senior Seminar in Sports Science/Sport Management 3
Choose one of the following
PHED 291 Coaching Volleyball 3
PHED 292 Coaching of Football 3
PHED 293 Coaching Soccer 3
PHED 294 Coaching of Basketball 3
PHED 295 Coaching of Baseball 3
PHED 297 Coaching Coaching Cross Country/Track and Field 3
PHED 298 Coaching Lacrosse 3
Major Area Hours 57