Major areas of study include:
- Sport Management
The major in Sport Management incorporates the social and cultural dimensions of sport, management and leadership, ethics, marketing, communications, budget and finance, economics, sport governance, sport law, facility and event management and video technology in its program offerings. A pre-internship and internship completes the requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management.
- Exercise Science (INDS)
The Exercise Science major, which concentrates on Human Performance, offers a curriculum for students pursuing careers in profit and nonprofit fitness and health promotion industries, Physical Therapy, Physicians Assistant, and Athletic Training programs. This major follows the protocols established by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) (Exercise Science Track). The Sport and Exercise Psychology Track follows the protocols established by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP).
- Sport & Exercise Psychology (INDS)
The Association for Applied Sports Psychology (AASP) has established the following guidelines for competencies for sport psychology professionals: scientific and professional ethics and standards; knowledge of disciplines such as health and exercise psychology and performance enhancement; biomechanical and/or physiological bases of sport, historical, philosophical and motor behavior bases of sport; basic counseling skills; skills and techniques related to sport or exercise (e.g. coaching skills and techniques associated with sports participation), skills related to research design, statistics and psychological assessment; cognitive-affective bases of behavior (cognition, emotion, learning, motivation, motor development); social bases of behavior (cultural and ethnic bases, group processes, gender roles; organization and systems theory, social psychology and sociology of sport); and aspects of individual behavior including development, personality and individual differences.