Course Requirements

Course Requirements:

The course requirements listed below apply to those students admitted on or after Fall 2008. Anyone admitted prior to this term should refer to their Analysis of Academic Progress on WESS or see your academic advisor for your official program of study.

 

Required Courses
Number Name Hours
PEMJ 502 Methods of Inquiry and Analysis 3
 
Capstone Experience (select one of the following)*
Option #1: PEMJ 505 Research Design 3
AND
Option #1: PEMJ 603 Research Project 3
 
Option #2: PEMJ 594 Internship in Sport and Exercise Science 3
 
Option #3: PEMJ 598 Applied Project 3
 
* Students in the Exercise Science concentration and the Sports Administration and Coaching concentration have their choice of selecting one of the 3 options for the capstone experience. Students in the Teaching and Supervision concentration are required to take PEMJ598 Applied Project.
 
Concentrations
Number Name Hours
A. Exercise Science
PEMJ 508 Management and Supervision in Sport and Fitness 3
PEMJ 539 Advanced Exercise Physiology 3
PEMJ 540 Applied Exercise Physiology 3
PEMJ 541 Aerobic Exercise: Testing and Programming 3
PEMJ 543 Anaerobic Exercise: Testing and Programming 3
PEMJ 546 Principles of Sports Conditioning 3
 
B. Sports Administration and Coaching
PEMJ 508 Management and Supervision in Sport and Fitness 3
PEMJ 510 Legal and Ethical Issues in Sport 3
PEMJ 514 Sport Marketing and Public Relations 3
PEMJ 546 Principles of Sports Conditioning 3
PEMJ 547 Advanced Coaching Techniques 3
PEMJ 559 Applied Sport Psychology 3
 
C. Teaching and Supervision in Physical Education
PEMJ 556 Teaching for Skill Acquisition 3
PEMJ 557 Human Motor Development 3
PEMJ 560 Curriculum in Physical Education 3
PEMJ 562 Concepts in Physical Activity 3
PEMJ 565 Reflective Teaching in Physical Education 3
PEMJ 577 Supervision in Physical Education 3
 
Students who complete Option #2 or Option #3 of the capstone experience are required to take 9 semester hours of electives. For students who select Option #1, 6 semester hours of electives are required. Graduate courses (500 level and above) from any department for which the student meets prerequisites are acceptable. Students with specific goals should confer with the graduate program coordinator for recommended electives. The following PEMJ courses are general electives offered within the department of Exercise Science and Physical Education:
 
Electives
Number Name Hours
PEMJ 521 Technology Integration in Exercise Science and Physical Education 3
PEMJ 531 Practicum in Physical Education for the Handicapped 3
PEMJ 542 Applied Cardiac Rehabilitation 3
PEMJ 548 Practicum in Individualized Exercise Programs 3
PEMJ 552 Seminar in Current Problems in Athletics 3
PEMJ 554 Orientation to Sports Medicine 3
PEMJ 575 Philosophical and Sociological Foundations of Sport and Physical Education 3
PEMJ 580 Independent Study in Physical Education 3
PEMJ 592 Selected Topics in Exercise Science and Physical Education 3
 
A list of suggested electives from other departments is available from the graduate program coordinator.
 
PROGRAM TOTAL: 33 credits