SES - Sport Exercise Science

College of Natural and Health Sciences

School of Sport and Exercise Science

Courses numbered SES 100 to SES 195 are: Repeatable, no limitations.

SES 100 Basketball

Gain knowledge and skill in the game of basketball.

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SES 101 Flag Football

Gain knowledge and skill in the game of flag football.

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SES 102 Soccer

Gain knowledge and skill in the game of soccer.

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SES 103 Softball

Gain knowledge and skill in the game of softball.

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SES 104 Volleyball

Gain knowledge and skill in the game of volleyball.

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SES 105 Ice Skating

Gain knowledge and skill in the activity of ice skating. Participation fee.

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SES 106 Ice Hockey

Gain knowledge andskill in the game of ice hockey. Participation fee required.

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SES 108 Activity Workshop

This course focuses on the development of basic skills and techniques in a designated physical activity. Repeatable under different subtitles.

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SES 110 Badminton

Gain knowledge and skill in the game of badminton.

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SES 111 Bowling

Gain knowledge and skill in the game of bowling. Participation fee.

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SES 113 Fly Fishing/Trap Shooting

Gain knowledge and skill in the activities of fly fishing and trap shooting.

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SES 114 Golf

Gain knowledge and skill in the game of golf. Participation fee.

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SES 116 Water Safety Instructor

A current Basic and Emergency Water Safety or Lifeguard Training certificate is required. Course trains instructor candidates to teach the American Red Cross Water Safety courses.

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SES 118 Swimming

Gain knowledge and skill in the activity of swimming.

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SES 119 Tennis

Gain knowledge and skill in the game of tennis.

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SES 120 Lifeguard Training

American Red Cross skills and knowledge required for an individual to properly assume the responsibilities of a lifeguard at a swimming pool or a protected (non-surf) open water beach.

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SES 125 Hiking

Gain knowledge and skill in the activities of hiking.

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SES 127 Cross-Country Skiing

Gain knowledge and skill in the activity of cross-country skiing. Participation fee.

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SES 128 Cycling

Gain knowledge and skill in the activity of cycling.

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SES 129 Downhill Skiing

Gain knowledge and skill in the activity of downhill skiing. Participation fee.

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SES 130 Kayaking

Gain knowledge and skill in the activity of kayaking. Participation fee.

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SES 131 Orienteering

Gain knowledge and skill in the activities of orienteering.

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SES 132 Challenge Ropes Course

Students will participate in high and low level rope adventure activities.

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SES 133 Scuba Diving

Gain knowledge and skill in the activity of scuba diving. Participation fee.

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SES 134 Self Defense

Gain knowledge and skill in the activity of self defense.

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SES 135 Rock Climbing

Gain knowledge and skill in the activity of technical climbing.

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SES 136 Intermediate Challenge Ropes Course

Prerequisite: SES 132. Designed to provide students with increased challenges on the UNC adventure course. The course will culminate in a field trip in the mountains.

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SES 140 Geocaching

Gain knowledge and skill in the activity of geocaching.

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SES 144 Tai Chi

This course is designed so that each student will develop basic skills and techniques in simplified Tai Chi.
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SES 145 Activity for Stress Management

Use of a variety of physical activities to control stress.

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SES 146 Group Fitness

Improve personal skills and fitness through conditioning activities.

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SES 147 Aquacize

Improve personal skills and fitness through aquacize activities.

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SES 148 Exercise and Weight Control

Improve personal skills and fitness through exercise and weight control activities.

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SES 149 Fitness and Conditioning

Improve personal skills and fitness through fitness and conditioning activities.

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SES 150 Jogging and Walking

Improve personal skills and fitness through jogging and walking.

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SES 152 Swimming Conditioning

Improve personal skills and fitness through swimming activities.

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SES 153 Weight Training

Improve personal skills and fitness through weight training activities.

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SES 170 Introduction to Field Based Experience

Practical experience for those wishing to explore a career in teaching. Placement in most public or private schools, agencies, preschool through high school. Experience is to coordinate practice with theory. S/U graded. Repeatable, no limitations

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SES 174 Social Dance

Gain knowledge and skill in social dance. Includes traditional dance steps: polka, foxtrot, waltz, two-step; Latin American Rhythms: Cha-Cha, Rhumba, Tango; country swing and swing, social etiquette.

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SES 181 Introduction to Clinical Athletic Training

This course is an introduction to the clinical athletic training program for first year students interested in the field of athletic training.

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SES 200 Weight Training and Conditioning

Prerequisite: SES 220. Majors and minors only. Motor skill acquisition, advanced techniques, and knowledge appropriate for the successful participation and instruction in strength training activities and conditioning.

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SES 201 Track and Field

Majors and minors only. To teach the rules, training principles, techniques, movement skills, and analyses of the sport of track and field to professional preparation candidates completing a physical education major.

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SES 209 Dance Activities

Majors and minors only. Focus on participation and analyses of traditional, social, American folk and square, and popular dance forms appropriate for upper elementary and secondary physical education.

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SES 210 Developmentally Appropriate Elementary Activities

Majors and minors only. Exploration, participation, and analysis of broadbased variety of physical activities that promote an optimal childhood development of movement foundations.

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SES 220 Anatomical Kinesiology

(3 lecture, 2 laboratory) Study of the anatomical bases of human movement. Laboratory provides application of principles. (LAC, gtP)

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SES 232 Leadership in Outdoor Education

Learn the theory and application of outdoor leadership. Topics include program design, risk management principles, trip planning, outdoor living skills, leadership considerations, teaching methodology, and facilitation and debriefing principles.

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SES 233 Advanced First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Provide advanced and additional topics relative to first aid, i.e., increase proficiency skills, update CPR knowledge, increase knowledge in preventive and causative factors of injury and illness.

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SES 234 Mountain Biking

Designed for outdoor education and recreation leaders implementing mountain biking into outdoor programs. The course covers technical skills, instructional methodology, leadership issues, and environmentally sound riding ethics.

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SES 235 Backcountry Skiing

Concurrent enrollment in SES 238. Designed to develop outdoor education and recreation leaders’ skills and knowledge of teaching and leading backcountry skiing. Including classic touring, telemarking, backcountry skills and avalanche awareness.

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SES 236 Technical Rock Climbing

Develop students' knowledge and techniques for teaching and managing technical rock climbing activities, focusing on top-rope climbing. Topics include climbing and repelling skills, anchors, site management, equipment, and safety.

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SES 237 Paddle Sports

Introduces outdoor education and recreation leaders to technical skills, leadership concepts, and instructional methodologies of paddle sports. Emphasis is on minimum impact paddling skills for lake and river travel.

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SES 238 Winter Wilderness Living

Concurrent enrollment in SES 235. Develop knowledge and techniques for teaching and leading winter camping and backcountry travel activities. Topics include avalanche awareness, and fundamental camping and travel techniques for winter environments.

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SES 240 Secondary Physical Education Content I

Majors and minors only. Facilitates enhanced performance, analysis, and tactical understanding of invasion games and field run/score games (e.g., basketball, soccer, team handball, football, speedball, ultimate frisbee, hockey, softball, cricket, and modified kickball).

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SES 241 Secondary Physical Education Content II

Majors and minors only. Facilitates enhanced performance, analysis, and tactical understanding of net/wall games and target games (e.g., tennis, volleyball, badminton, golf, shuffleboard, boccie, disc golf).

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SES 243 Outdoor and Adventure Programming

Majors only. Designed to provide physical education majors with activities and teaching strategies necessary for integrating and implementing outdoor and adventure activities into a school program.

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SES 266 Introduction to Physical Education as a Profession

Prerequisites: 2.5 overall GPA, and 2.7 major GPA. Co-requisite or Prerequisite: EDFE 110. Co-requisite: SES 170. Majors and minors only. Focus on historical and current issues and philosophical perspectives of physical education, sport, and fitness. Implications for today’s physical education programs will be identified and discussed.

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SES 300 Fitness Management

Majors only. Management, marketing, risk management and legal strategies as related to the exercise and fitness industry. Students observe, practice and analyze management, marketing and legal strategies.

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SES 305 Programming in Youth Development

Provides philosophical and practical base for working in youth development programs. Focus on programs that serve youth through physical activity, with special emphasis on goals of personal and social responsibility.

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SES 312 Coaching and Officiating of Baseball

Study techniques and strategies of coaching competitive baseball and obtain background and understanding of rules and techniques of baseball officiating.

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SES 313 Coaching and Officiating of Basketball

Study techniques and strategies of coaching competitive basketball and obtain background and understanding of rules and techniques of basketball officiating.

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SES 314 Coaching and Officiating of Football

Study techniques and strategies of coaching football and obtain background and understanding of rules and techniques of football officiating.

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SES 316 Coaching and Officiating Tennis

Study techniques and strategies of coaching competitive tennis and obtain background and understanding of rules and techniques of tennis officiating.

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SES 317 Coaching and Officiating of Track and Field

Study techniques and strategies of coaching competitive track and field and obtain background and understanding of rules and techniques of track and field officiating.

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SES 318 Coaching and Officiating of Soccer

Study techniques and strategies of coaching competitive soccer and obtain background and understanding of rules and techniques of soccer officiating.

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SES 319 Coaching and Officiating of Softball

Study techniques and strategies of coaching competitive softball and obtain background and understanding of rules and techniques of softball officiating.

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SES 320 Coaching and Officiating of Swimming

Current WSI. Study techniques and strategies of coaching competitive swimming and obtain background and understanding of rules and techniques of swimming officiating.

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SES 321 Coaching and Officiating of Volleyball

Study techniques and strategies of coaching competitive volleyball and obtain background and understanding of rules and techniques of volleyball officiating.

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SES 322 Exercise Physiology I

Prerequisite: SES 220. Investigate basic concepts in the physiological components of human movement.

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SES 323 Motor Learning and Development

Study of the neuropsychological components of motor behavior, with an emphasis on movement problems. Laboratory provides application of concepts.

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SES 324 Exercise Physiology II

(2 lecture, 2 laboratory) Prerequisite: SES 322. Application of the physiological principles of human movement as they relate to exercise training, training for sport performance, sport nutrition, and ergogenic aids.

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SES 325 Coaching and Officiating of Wrestling

Study techniques and strategies of coaching competitive wrestling and obtain background and understanding of rules and techniques of wrestling officiating.

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SES 331 Biomechanics

(2 lecture, 2 laboratory) Prerequisites: SES 220 and 3 Math credits or equivalent. Application of mechanical principles in the study of human movement. Laboratory provides application of concepts.

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SES 333 Psychological Analysis of Sports Exercise and Physical Activity

An introduction to the theories, subject matter and latest empirical research concerning the cognitive processes and emotional states that regulate and influence performance in sports, exercise and other physical activities.

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SES 335 Principles of Coaching

This course is designed to introduce students to the basic principles, philosophies and theories associated with effective athletic coaching.

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SES 338 Teaching Diverse Populations

Prerequisite: 2.5 overall GPA and 2.7 major GPA required. Majors and Minors only. This course is designed to assist students in acquiring methods and techniques for teaching diverse populations in traditional and alternative physical activity settings.

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SES 340 Planning and Instructional Design

(3 lecture, 1 laboratory) Prerequisites: SES 240 or SES 241 and SES 266. Prerequisite: EDFE 110 and 2.5 overall GPA and 2.7 major GPA required. Laboratory required. Majors and minors only. Introductory course in sequence of professional teaching skills courses. Emphasis on identifying and developing beginning teaching skills necessary for effective instruction in physical education. Laboratory provides application of principles.

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SES 342 Teaching Health-Related Fitness

Prerequisites: SES 220, SES 340, EDFE 120 and 2.5 overall GPA and 2.7 major GPA required. Majors and minors only. Facilitates future teacher’s knowledge, skills appreciation and confidence needed to lead school-aged children in the development of active healthy lives.

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SES 380 Prevention and Care of Sports Injuries

Prerequisites: SES 220 or equivalent. Emphasis on prevention of injury to the athlete. Includes an overview of mechanisms, initial care, reconditioning and basic wrapping and taping techniques of sports injuries and organization of preventive programs.

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SES 381 Clinical Practicum in Athletic Training Level I

Prerequisite: Admission to athletic training clinical program required. Clinical competencies and proficiencies will be evaluated through application opportunities provided in practical settings. Focus will be on development of entry level Athletic Training skills.

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SES 382 Clinical Practicum in Athletic Training Level II

Prerequisites: Admission to the clinical athletic training program and successful completion of SES 381 with a grade of "C" or better (C- is not acceptable). Clinical competencies and proficiencies will be evaluated through application opportunities provided in practical settings. Content focus on fabrication and application of protective padding and equipment.

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SES 383 Clinical Practicum in Athletic Training Level III

Prerequisites: Admission to the clinical athletic training program and successful completion of SES 382 with a grade of "C" or better (C- is not acceptable). Clinical competencies and proficiencies will be evaluated through application opportunities provided in practical settings. Focus will be on advanced general medical and orthopedic evaluation skills.

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SES 392 Internship in Physical Education

Consent of instructor. Put into practice the knowledge and skills learned in the classroom. Assume responsibilities in administration supervision and evaluation in physical education and athletic settings. S/U graded. Repeatable, may be taken two times.

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SES 400 Wilderness First Responder/CPR

(3 lecture, 1 laboratory) Designed to provide outdoor practitioners with the knowledge needed to deal with emergencies in remote settings. 80-hour curriculum. Successful completion provides Wilderness First Responder certification.

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SES 403 Physical Education Methods for Elementary Teachers

Prerequisite: EDFE 110 or EDFE 120 or EDFE 125. Study of the basic movement principles, movement activities and integration concepts appropriate for elementary children.

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SES 405 Exercise Programming for Cancer Patients

Prerequisites: SES 322 and SES 324 or equivalent. This course will prepare individuals to design and conduct exercise intervention programs for cancer patients. The physiological alterations from cancer therapy and the exercise effects will be presented.

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SES 408 Workshop in Sport and Exercise Science

A variety of special topics related to issues associated with the sport and exercise science field of study. Repeatable, under different subtitles.

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SES 410 Cardiac Rehabilitation

Prerequisite: SES 322 or equivalent. Majors only. Juniors or above. Basic electrocardiography and ECG interpretation will be studied. Emphasis is on interpretation of resting and exercise ECG's, monitoring procedures, interpretation of abnormalities and drugs that may affect exercise.

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SES 422 Directed Studies

Individualized investigation under the direct supervision of a faculty member. (Minimum of 37.5 clock hours required per credit hour.) Repeatable, maximum concurrent enrollment is two times.

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SES 430 Challenge Course Programming

Prerequisite: SES 132. Procedures, techniques, and responsibilities for challenge course supervision, including operational guidelines and processes, maintenance and general inspection, equipment, safety procedures, and rescue.

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SES 436 Social Influences on Sport and Exercise Behavior

Application of sociological concepts and theories to examine current practices, problems and issues in physical activity, exercise and sport.

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SES 438 Sport Psychology for Coaches

An introduction to psychological factors influencing coaching effectiveness. Topics include information and strategies dealing with motivation, communication, mental rehearsal, psychological skills training, and stress management.

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SES 440 Developing Pedagogical Skills in Elementary Physical Education

(3 lecture, 1 laboratory) Prerequisites: EDFE 120, SES 210, SES 323, SES 340 and 2.5 overall GPA and 2.7 major GPA required. Laboratory required. Majors and minors only. Course is the second in sequence of professional teaching courses in physical education. Designed to develop skills and knowledge related to elementary physical education. Laboratory provides application of principles.

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SES 441 Learner Assessment and Physical Education Technology

Prerequisite: SES 340, EDFE 120 and 2.5 overall GPA and 2.7 major GPA required. Majors and minors only. Conceptual and practical understanding of alternative and traditional assessment of student learning in school physical education. Emphasis will be on formal and informal assessment and technological strategies that enhance learning.

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SES 442 Developing Pedagogical Skills in Secondary Physical Education

(3 lecture, 1 laboratory) Prerequisite: EDFE 120, SES 440 and 2.5 overall GPA and 2.7 major GPA required. Laboratory required. Majors and minors only. Provides preservice physical education teachers with theoretical knowledge and practical experiences required to successfully teach secondary physical education. Laboratory provides application of principles.

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SES 461 Administration and Law

Juniors or above. This course is designed to introduce the student to the legal and administrative principles involved in physical education teaching and coaching and working in recreational settings.

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SES 478 Sport Marketing

Prerequisites: Seniors or above or consent of instructor. This course introduces the terminology, concepts and principles of sport marketing as well as how these concepts are applied in sport delivery organizations.

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SES 480 Advanced Functional Assessment of Strength and Conditioning

Prerequisites: SES 220, SES 322, SES 331. Study concepts, procedures, techniques, and assessments used in strength and conditioning in athletics. Students will develop suitable strength and conditioning programs based on findings of case studies performed on athletes.

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SES 481 Clinical Practicum in Athletic Training Level IV

Prerequisites: Admission to the clinical athletic training program and successful completion of SES 383 with a grade of "C" or better (C- is not acceptable). Clinical competencies and proficiencies will be evaluated through application opportunities provided in practical settings. Content focus on advanced applicatin of therapeutic modalities and therapeutic exercise.

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SES 482 Clinical Practicum in Athletic Training Level V

Prerequisites: Admission to the clinical athletic training program and successful completion of SES 481 with a grade of "C" or better (C- is not acceptable). Clinical competencies and proficiencies will be evaluated through application opportunities provided in practical settings. Content focus on administrative concepts and the creation of an Athletic Training seminar.

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SES 485 Mechanisms and Evaluation of Sports Injury

(4 lecture, 2 laboratory) Laboratory required. Prerequisite: Admission to the Athletic Training Clinical Program required and consent of instructor. Majors only. Knowledge and practical applications that effectively recognize and evaluate the acute, chronic and life threatening injuries. Includes history, inspection, palpation, functional testing and special evaluation techniques.

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SES 486 Clinical Methods of Sports Injury Rehabilitation

Prerequisite: Admission to the Athletic Training Clinical Program required and consent of instructor. Majors only. Neurophysiological basis, techniques and skills utilized in the prevention and rehabilitation of sports injuries. Includes indications, contra-indications, applications of therapeutic exercise, protective aids and return to participation parameters.

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SES 487 Therapeutic Modalities

Prerequisites: Admission to the Athletic Training Clinical Program required and consent of instructor. Majors only. Introduction and practical application of theory, basis, and uses of the following modalities: cold, heat, hydrotherapy, muscle stimulation, compression, biofeedback, ultrasound, massage and other modalities utilized in sports injury.

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SES 488 Athletic Training Administration

Admission to Clinical Athletic Training Program required and consent of instructor. Majors only. Organization and administration of athletic training programs. Topics include management strategies, human resource, financial, facility and information management, legal and ethical considerations, and other current topics.

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SES 489 Medical Conditions

Prerequisite: Admission into clinical athletic training program. Clinical proficiencies, introductory skills, and evaluation techniques in the area of medical injury, illness and disabilities will be taught. Basic clinical competencies and skills will be tested and evaluated.

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SES 490 Exercise Assessment and Programming

(2 lecture, 1 laboratory) Prerequisites: SES 220, SES 322, SES 323, SES 324, SES 331 and SES 380. Majors only.  Juniors or above.  Application of fitness assessments and the subsequent development, organization, and implementation of exercise programs for healthy individuals and individuals with controlled diseases.

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SES 492 Internship in Sport and Exercise Science

Prerequisites: SES 490, completion of SES prefix courses with a GPA of 2.7; current CPR certification and consent of the Internship Director. Supervised experience in fitness and exercise programs or cardiac rehabilitation. S/U graded. Repeatable, maximum of 12 credits.

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SES 493 Practicum in Outdoor Leadership

Prerequisite: SES 232 or equivalent. Consent of instructor. A field base, advanced course in wilderness-based teaching and leadership. Students develop skills and knowledge in group development and safe leadership of ethical and effective wilderness travel. Repeatable, maximum of twelve hours.

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SES 494 Exercise Science Practicum

Consent of instructor. Application of physiological principles, assessment techniques, and exercise prescription in a community setting. Students will gain experience in the use and interpretation of fitness laboratory and field tests. Repeatable, maximum of six credits.

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