Undergraduate Catalog - Exercise and Sport Science | Judson University Christian College

Exercise Sport Science Department


Exercise Sport Science Major Core:

Required = 60 Hours


  1. 40% of major requirements must be completed at Judson.
  2. 40% of major requirements must be upper division.
  3. A grade of C or better is required on all major and concentration courses.
  4. Required GPA = 2.5
  5. Required Residential GPA = 2.5
  6. Major core plus one concentration is required.

Gen Eds required by major (non-degreed students)

  • BIO272 Principles of Human Anatomy/Physiology w/Lab and ESS101 Wellness must be taken as the general education science and ESS requirement.
  • Gen Ed ESS activity course may also meet major requirement.

Exercise and Sport Science Core Requirements

Required = 60 hours

  • BIO272 Prin Human Anatomy/Physiology w/Lab (counts toward gen eds)
  • BUS101 Introduction to Business
  • BUS102 Accounting Fundamentals
  • BUS222 Comprehensive MS Office Applications
  • ESS101 Wellness (Counts toward gen eds)
  • ESS140 Outdoor Recreation
  • ESS195 Exercise/Sport Science Practicum
  • ESS210 Life Guarding (must have certification or 2 swimming courses)
  • ESS242 Foundations of Health, PE, Recreation & Sport
  • ESS251 Motor Development and Learning
  • ESS252 Theory/Techniques of Team Sports
  • ESS253 Theory and Tech of Individual Sports
  • ESS350 Organization and Admin of Sport
  • ESS351 Sport Finance and Fundraising
  • ESS352 Sport Marketing
  • ESS378 Sport Psychology
  • ESS395 ESS Practicum II
  • ESS447 Adapted Physical Education
  • ESS467 Physiology of Exercise
  • ESS475 Sport Law and Ethics
  • ESS480 Senior Sports Management Seminar
  • ESS495 ESS Internship (12 hours)



Health and Wellness Concentration

Required = 24 hours

  • BIO370 Kinesiology
  • ESS148 Rhythmic Activities (counts toward gen eds)
  • ESS241 Principles of Health
  • ESS245 Community Health
  • ESS372 Health Nutrition
  • ESS375X Health Aspects/Chemical Dependency
  • ESS450 Physical Activity Assessment and Measurement
  • ESS460 Health Education and Promotion
  • ESS*** Choose three hours of ESS electives

Sport Administration Concentration

Required =17 hours

  • BUS347 Business Communication (may be reused in gen eds)
  • BUS443 Public Relations
  • ESS255 Principles of Coaching
  • ELECTIVES 9 hours from BUS/ITS/COM*

*For this major, BUS412, Project Management or BUS/326, Human Resource Management, are recommended (BUS250 must be taken before BUS326)

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