Exercise and Sport Science, B.S. - Allied Health - Human Performance M.S. Accelerated Pathway

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The graduation requirements are listed below. In addition, students select free electives to reach 120 credits overall required for the degree, and this program requires a 3.0 cumulative GPA for graduation.  The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements for the major (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/hms/programs


All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements. To review more detailed information, please visit General Education (LEP) Degree Requirements.   


(*) When up to three courses in the major/cognate may also satisfy LEP requirements, they are recommended below; only two courses within Explorations (T2) may be fulfilled by courses in the same subject.  

Major GPA  3.0 required.

Exercise and Sport Science Requirements (22 Credits)
HMS 160Introduction to Exercise and Sport Science ('C-' or better)
HMS 283 – Functional Anatomy ('C-' or better)
HMS 301 – Exercise and Sport Nutrition ('C' or better)
HMS 380 – Sport Psychology ('C' or better)
HMS 383 – Biomechanics ('C' or better)
HMS 384 – Exercise Physiology ('C' or better)
HMS 387 – Standard First Aid and Personal Safety
HMS 389 – Exercise Physiology II ('C' or better)
HMS 392 – Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance ('C' or better)
HMS 411 – Pathophysiology and Pharmacology ('C' or better)
HMS 421Organization and Administration in Exercise and Sport Science ('C' or better)
HMS 485 – Measurement and Statistics in Exercise Science ('C' or better)
HMS 488 – Exercise Testing and Prescription ('C' or better)
HMS 497 – Human Performance Practicum 

Accelerated Pathway Requirements (6 Credits)
HMS 554 – Research Methods ('C' or better)
HMS 552 – Biomechanics & Applied Kinesiology ('C' or better)


Required ('C-' or better):

BIO 200 – Human Anatomy and Physiology I (T2LE)*
BIO 201 – Human Anatomy and Physiology II
CHE 120 – General Chemistry (T2PR)*

MAT 122 – Precalculus (T1QR)*
PCH 200 – Introduction to Nutrition 
PSY 100 – Introduction to Psychology (T2MB)*


Select one ('C-' or better) (T2LE)*:
BIO 100 – General Zoology 
BIO 120 – Microbiology 

Select one (T2PR)*:
PHY 200 – General Physics I
PHY 210 – College Physics
PHY 230 – Physics for Scientists or Engineers I