2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Sport Studies [SPST]


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Kinesiology Department 

Philip Buckenmeyer, chair
Professional Studies Building, Room 1144
(607) 753-4300

The Kinesiology Department offers the major in sport studies which provides a liberal arts and sciences approach to studying human movement through the humanities and social science sub-disciplines of the field. The humanities sub disciplines include sport history and sport philosophy, and can be expanded to include sport art, sport communication and journalism, sport literature, and sport law. The social science sub-disciplines include sport psychology and sport sociology.

A. General Education and Liberal Arts: 52-54 credit hours


E. Applied and Professional Experiences: Three credit hours


F. Physical Education Activity Courses: Five credit hours


  • Additional aquatics and activity electives

G. Free Electives: Five - Seven credit hours


Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 124


Example of the Bachelor's Degree in Sport Studies over Four Years


First Year


Second Year


Fall Total credit hours: 16


  • Two GE courses
  • Physical Education activity course

Spring Total credit hours: 16


  • Two GE courses
  • Quantitative Skills course (GE 1)

Third Year


Fall Total credit hours: 16


  • GE course
  • Physical Education activity course
  • Sport Studies elective

Spring Total credit hours: 16


  • GE course
  • Physical Education activity course
  • Sport Studies electives

Fourth Year


Fall Total credit hours: 15


  • Aquatics elective
  • Free electives
  • Sport Studies electives

Spring Total credit hours: 15


  • Free electives
  • Sport Studies electives

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