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Master of Science in Exercise Science Early Admission Highly qualified students may be eligible to earn early admission in the 36 credits Master of Science degree program in Sport and Exercise Science. Students meeting the following academic criteria will be eligible for early admission: 1. Overall high school GPA of 3.2 or higher. 2. SAT score of 1050 or higher (or ACT equivalent) 3. Completion of college prep biology and chemistry with labs and three years of college prep mathematics. Students who enter the early admission program will be eligible to take graduate level classes during their senior year provided that they continue to meet minimum academic milestones of a 3.0 overall GPA and a 3.0 GPA in prerequisite coursework. For more information about the graduate program, please see our Graduate Catalogue. Master of Science in Athletic Training, 5-year program Students interested in the field of Athletic Training will find our accelerated 3+2 program to be particularly attractive. In this program, interested students are accepted into the Master of Athletic Training program as incoming freshmen and transition seamlessly, into graduate studies at the conclusion of the junior year provided that they achieve defined levels of proficiency in their prerequisite and general coursework. 1. Overall high school GPA of 3.0 2. SAT of 1000 (math and verbal) or ACT equivalent of 21 3. International students should achieve a minimum TOEFL score of 79 to be considered for full-time enrollment.
SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE COURSE DESCRIPTIONS SPRT 100: Sports First Aid Course content includes preventing, preparing for, and caring for sports-related emergencies. Coaches will learn how to prevent and care for muscle and bone and joint injuries, how to treat heat- and cold-related illnesses, and many other emergency situations they may encounter. Lecture/Lab: One hour per week. 1 credit, variable SPRT 105: Introduction to Yoga Introduces students to the performance of yoga as a lifelong wellness activity that maintains and enhances physical health and psychological well being. This general overview will examine classical yoga postures and how students relate to posture, balance, flexibility, strength, skeletal and muscular integrity, health benefits, relieving tension and the restoration qualities of yoga. A list of common contraindications will also be given. Lecture/Activity: Two hours per week. 2 credits, Both Terms SPRT107: Tai Chi This is an introductory course for those interested in learning the techniques and benefits of the practice of Tai Chi. Lecture/Activity: Two hours per week. 2 credits, Both Terms SPRT109: Introduction to Golf This is an introductory course for beginner to intermediate golfers aimed at teaching not only basic swing dynamics but also the fundamental rules, language and etiquette of the game. This course will require an additional fee of $175 per student which will account for busing, range access, course access and instructional fees at the teaching location. Lecture/Activity: Five hours per week. 2 credits, variable