Oct 04, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sports and Leisure Studies, B.S.E.


The Bachelor of Science in Education degree with a major in Sports and Leisure Studies requires students to complete an 18 hour core in Kinesiology, plus 24 semester hours from one of two career tracks of study - Practitioner or Management.  Core Kinesiology courses are delivered traditionally and online.  Most courses required for the Practitioner Track are delivered traditionally, while courses for the Management Track are delivered online.

This degree program can be completed on campus (Practitioner and Management Tracks) or completely online by following the Management Track of study.

The requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Education degree with a major in Sports and Leisure Studies are as follows:

Academic Foundations and Core Curriculum - 42 semester hours


(See Academic Foundations and Core Curriculum - 42 semester hours )

Choose one of the following tracks:


Choose one of the following options:


Option I


Minor - 15-21 semester hours


For Option I Sports & Leisure Studies majors are required to complete one of the following minors:

- Business Administration Minor  

- Entrepreneurship Minor  

- Nonprofit Management Minor  

- Criminal Justice Minor *

- Early Childhood Studies Minor *

- Educational Design and Learning Management Minor *

- Instructional Design, Technology, and Assessment Minor *

- Teaching and Learning Minor *

- Mass Communication Minor  

- Public Relations and Advertising Minor  

- Psychology Minor  

- Organizational Psychology Minor  

- Medical Sociology Minor  

- Early Childhood Development and Intervention (EIS credential) Minor *

*These minors can be completed online.

If circumstances warrant, an alternative minor may be allowed as approved by the Program Coordinator.

Electives - 15-21 semester hours

15-21 hours of electives are required to complete 120 total hours, 36 of which must be advanced hours.

Option II


For Option II Sports & Leisure Studies majors are required to complete 18 semester hours of discipline related electives and 18 semester hours of liberal arts and sciences electives.

Discipline Related Electives - 18 semester hours


Students are required to complete 18 semester hours of discipline related electives, 12 hours of which must be advanced.  Discipline related electives may be from COUN, EDUC, EPSY, IDT, KNES, or SPED.

Liberal Arts & Sciences Electives - 18 semester hours


Students are also required to complete 18 semester hours of electives from any discipline in the liberal arts and sciences.

120 total hours are required, 36 of which must be advanced hours.