Catalog of Howard Payne University, 2007-2009 Page: 173
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Exercise and Sport Science
Laboratory science requirements for all ESS specializations, the ESS minors, and all-level physical
education are BIO 2489 and 2499.
Varsity athletic credit may be used for elective credit only and only one semester hour of varsity credit
may be used in meeting degree requirements.
Any person who has been honorably discharged from the military may receive two semester hours of
credit for six months active duty. This credit may be used to fulfill the General Education-Exercise and
Sport Science activity course requirement. A copy of VA Form DD-214 must be on file in the Registrar's
Office before credit may be granted.
Exercise and sport science majors and minors are required to successfully complete each ESS course
with a grade of "C" or better.
A. Coaching, Personal Trainer, Physical Education, Physical Education with All-Level Teacher
Certification, Exercise and Sport Management, ESS minors. Enrollment in advanced ESS courses
(3000 and 4000 level) for ESS majors specializing in physical education, exercise and sport management,
or the ESS minor is contingent upon:
1. a minimum grade of"C" in: ESS 1301, 1350, 2110, 2340
2. completion of an application for admission and an interview with ESS faculty.
B. Other Majors. Students in other programs with required advanced ESS courses (pre-physical therapy,
elementary education) must meet the admission requirements of that program and should consult
their major advisor before enrolling.
Physical Education Teacher Certification
Admission to Teacher Education Program (TEP)
Exercise and sport science majors who specialize in all-level physical education and seek teacher certification
must be recommended by the faculty of the department of exercise and sport science to the
Teacher Education Program (TEP) and to student teaching or internship. Criteria for recommendation are
published in this catalog beginning on page 155 and in the Teacher Education Handbook.
ESS Activity Courses - Class A
EXERCISE AND SPORT SCIENCE 1101. BEGINNING ALPINE SKIING.
Alpine Skiing is open to all students. The class accommodates those who have never skied as well as
those at beginner through expert level. The lecture series covers the history of skiing, ski equipment, ski
clothing, ski technique, and ski safety. The lab activity is conducted at a ski resort in Colorado and consists
of three days of skiing using a rustic mountain cabin as the base camp. Students experience opportunities
for leadership and the development of social interaction skills while maintaining the cabin and in
preparing the meals. Fall.
Prerequisite: None. One semester hour
EXERCISE AND SPORT SCIENCE 1103. BASIC CANOEING.
Basic canoeing introduces the student to the fundamentals of safe canoeing. Students are instructed in
basic canoe paddle strokes, small craft safety, and the navigation of lakes and Class I and II rivers. Fall.
Prerequisite: None. One semester hour
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