Health Sciences

Fitness Management (Pre-Sports Medicine) Track



Responsible for optimizing the health and performance of those involved in sporting activity at all levels. Employment settings may include hospital-based wellness centers, corporate wellness programs, nonprofit wellness programs, and health and fitness centers.
 

Program of Study

  • Core Areas A—E
  • Core Area F (18 hours)
    • ACCT 2101 Principles of Financial Accounting
    • HSCC 2200 Health Communication
    • HSCC 2300 Management of Health Information
    • HSCC 2500 Health Issues and Resources
    • RESP 2110 Medical Terminology
    • MATH 2200 Statistics (if not taken in area D, if taken in Area D select one course from the following list.)
    • One course selected from (not taken in area E):
      • ANTH 1102 Anthropology
      • ECON 1101 Survey of Economics
      • ECON 2105 Principles of Macroeconomics
      • ECON 2106 Principles of Microeconomics
      • PSYC 1101 Introduction to Psychology
      • SOCI 1101 Sociology
  • Physical Education (3 hours)
  • First Year Seminar (1 hour)
  • Major Field Courses (9 hours)
    • HSCC 3100 Research Methods
    • HSCC 3140 Epidemiology
    • HSCC 4020 Seminar in Professional Issues
  • Related Field Courses (39 hours)
    • BIOL 2081 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
    • BIOL 2082 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
    • HSCF 3005 Applied Kinesiology (Pre Req BIOL 2081)
    • HSCF 3200 Exercise Physiology (Pre Req BIOL 2082)
    • HSCF 3500 Applied Kinesiology and Biomechanics (Pre Req HSCF 3005)
    • HSCF 4040 Personal Fitness Training (Pre Req HSCF 3200)
    • HSCF 4020 Evaluation and Prescription in Exercise and Sport (Pre Req HSCF 3200)
    • HSCF 3710 Worksite Wellness and Safety
    • HSCA 3600 Financial Management for Health-Related Organizations
    • HSCF 4020 Health and Fitness Entrepreneurship
    • HSCF 4030 Health and Fitness Management
    • SMED 5555 U Physical Activity in Disease Prevention/Treatment
  • Select on of the following Course Sequences (6 hours)
    • SMED 5090 U Nutritional Issues in Sport Medicine
    • SMED 5600 U Healthy Weight Management and Body Composition  
    • or
    • SMED 5015 U Assessment and Evaluation of Musculoskeletal Injuries
    • SMED 5065 U Movement and Posture Assessment and Exercise
  • Electives (6 hours)



 

SEE ALSO

HPFM Program of Study Checklist