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Sports and Fitness Administration


Prerequisite/Corequisite Key

P = Course must be taken previously C = Course must be taken concurrently E = Course can be taken previously or concurrently
(RQ) = Required (RM) = Recommended  

SAFA 320

Sport Program and Administration

3 credit hours

Pre-requisite: P (RQ) BUSP-101 EXSC-130

This course studies the administrative aspects of fitness, recreational sport and school athletic programs. Students will review the developmental aspects of program implementation, operational practices, public relations, budgeting, office management and program evaluations.

SAFA 381

Sports and Fitness Administration Internship

2 credit hours

Pre-requisite: P (RQ) EXSC-130 BUSP-101

Students will work in professional settings appropriate to student career interests or in a faculty-supervised project of sufficient depth and responsibility. Placement is approved by the program's internship supervisor. Offered spring and summer.

SAFA 391

Sports and Fitness Administration Senior Seminar

2 credit hours

Pre-requisite: P (RQ) EXSC-130 BUSP-101 EXSC-319

Students are provided an overview of contemporary issues, trends, theories, and research related to exercise science. This course is a capstone course designed to integrate the student's prior academic experience in sports and fitness. Students will bridge the foundational curricular experience with professional preparedness and/or professional certification. The course is delivered in a seminar format to encourage student participation and interaction with peers and faculty. Offered fall and summer.