Description of Majors and Four-Year Plans
ESS Suggested 4-Year Course Sequence
First Year Plans (All majors)
ESS Standard Major
Broad based major that gives students a thorough knowledge base in the academic subdisciplines that make up ESS. Students must complete a minor in another discipline.
Exercise Science: Clinical Track
Comprehensive major grounded in the natural sciences which is designed to prepare students for a variety of post-graduate options in exercise science (e.g., graduate school, professional certifications, entry-level job)
Exercise Science: Health Fitness Track
Comprehensive major that focuses on the application of exercise science coursework to a variety of health and physical activity settings. This major is designed to prepare students for an entry-level job as well as professional certifications.
K-12 Physical Education Emphasis
Comprehensive major designed to prepare students for a teaching career in physical education. Successful completion of teacher education requirements and coursework, including the internship year, will result in students obtaining a teaching license from the State of Colorado.
Sport And Fitness Management Emphasis
Major focuses on the "business" of the sport and fitness industries (e.g., marketing & promotions, event and facility management). Students must complete a minor in another academic discipline.