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Bachelor’s Degrees
18
Credit Minor

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Exercise and Sport Science at 马会论坛’s

The Department of Exercise and Sport Science at 马会论坛鈥檚 University offers degrees tailored to prepare students for careers in human movement-related fields and advanced professional or graduate study. Students acquire the academic knowledge and practical experience necessary to thrive in diverse movement settings such as strength and conditioning, fitness, physical therapy and rehabilitation.

Exercise and Sport Science studies the holistic connection of mind, body and spirit in each human being. Students study and practice how the body works in both stillness and movement, with an emphasis on the interconnectedness of all the systems within the body. 

Program of Study

Students can pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree (requires 30 credit hours within the major) with a teaching certification (requires 27 credit hours), a Bachelor of Science degree (requires 46-49 credit hours within the major) in the Generalist or Pre-Physical Therapy Track, or a Minor in Exercise and Sport Science.

  • Degree Plans

    Students can pursue a bachelor’s degree with the option to include a teaching certification:

    • (not open to incoming students)
    • (coming Fall 2024)
    • (coming Fall 2024)

    The Department of Exercise and Sport Science also offers an 18-credit-hour minor:

  • Highlighted Courses

    Students in the program take a variety of classes including:

    • Biomechanics
    • Essentials of Strength and Conditioning
    • Exercise Physiology
    • Exercise and Sport Psychology
    • Exercise Testing and Prescription
    • Motor Learning
    • Prosthetics
    • Sport Nutrition

    Find course descriptions and requirements:


+11.02%
Expected growth in employment demand for Exercise Physiologists
$94,640
Median annual earnings for Physical Therapists
EC-12
Teacher Certification option in Physical Education


What can I do with a degree in Exercise and Sport Science?

A degree in Exercise and Sport Science paves the way for graduate study and careers in esteemed areas like physical therapy, occupational therapy, prosthetics and orthotics, athletic training and sports administration.

Internship Opportunities

  • After-school or recreational coach 
  • Corporate/private fitness facilities 
  • Hospital scribe 
  • Kinetic Kids 
  • Nonprofit organizations 
  • Physical therapy clinic shadow 
  • Rehabilitation facilities 
  • San Antonio Spurs 
  • San Antonio Sports Foundation 

Career Opportunities

  • Athletic director
  • Athletic trainer
  • Cardiac rehabilitation specialist
  • Coach
  • Exercise physiologist
  • Health/fitness instructor
  • Nurse
  • Occupational therapist
  • Personal trainer
  • Physical therapist
  • Sports event coordinator
  • Sports psychologist
  • Wellness coordinator

Facilities

The Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center houses the Bill Greehey Arena, an auxiliary gym, a natatorium, fitness center, movement studio, rock-climbing wall, the Human Performance Lab and more. 

All athletic facilities on campus are part of The Park at 马会论坛鈥檚, which also includes an outdoor sports complex with facilities for baseball, softball, soccer and tennis. 


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