Exercise Sport Science, Minor

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The Minor in Exercise and Sports Science is available at the following locations:

About this Program

A minor in exercise and sport science requires 18 hours of study and provides a foundational understanding of teaching sports and physical education, as well as familiarizing students with general health and safety standards. Exercise and sport science minors take 12 hours of prescribed coursework and add 6 hours of courses which interest them.

Students are encouraged to choose courses that will broaden their expertise in all areas of exercise and sport science. Because of its broad nature, an exercise and sport science minor pairs well with any major program of study from pre-health or biology to business and psychology.


The minor in Exercise and Sports Science requires 18 semester hours of which 6 must be upper-level courses.

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The School of Education has a highly qualified and experienced faculty.

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  • Kappa Delta Pi is an active chapter of the national honor society for education students. Students must have a 3.0 GPA and be education majors in order to qualify.
  • Students take part in events such as workshops and conferences, books sales, and have access to grants and scholarships through the society.
  • The Exercise and Sport Science Club is an organization that encourages outstanding achievements in and outside of the classroom by promoting awareness and participation in exercise, health, nutrition, sports, and fitness management. Students participating in this organization are extended the chance to connect with fellow students and to network within their desired career field.

School of Education Events

March 1, 2019

Plainview Campus Student Te...

Plainview Campus Student Teaching first rotation ends
All Day Plainview Campus

April 12, 2019

Honors Luncheon

Honors LuncheonUniversity Center, Room 211 (UC211) 
12pm - 1:30pm, University Center - Room 211

April 26, 2019

Plainview Campus Student Te...

Plainview Campus Student Teaching second rotation ends
All Day Plainview Campus

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