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The Certificate in Sport and Human Performance

Course Requirements for the Certificate: 35-38 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this certificate.

Candidates for the certificate must be accepted by the university, but it is not necessary to complete the requirements for a bachelor’s degree in order to receive the Certificate in Sport and Human Performance. An overall grade point average of 2.5 is required for the certificate.

7 courses required:

BIOL    003    Human Anatomy    3.0    FS *

BIOL    004    Human Physiology    3.0    FS *

PHED    173    Prin of Strength & Conditioning    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: PHED 180A, PHED 185, or faculty permission.

PHED    180A    Physiology of Exercise    4.0    FS

Prerequisites: BIOL 004.

PHED    185    Biomechanics    4.0    FS

Prerequisites: BIOL 003 or faculty permission for non-majors, basic computer literacy skills.

PHED    224    Biomechanical Analysis    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: PHED 185 and basic computer literacy.

PHED    280    Clinic in Exercise Physiology    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: PHED 180; faculty permission.

1 course selected from:

MATH    005    Statistics    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: Completion of ELM requirement.

PHED    184    Assessment in Physical Education    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

1 course selected from:

PHED    100    Computer Application Phys Educ    3.0    FS

PHED    203    Computer Appl Movement Design    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: PHED 100.

PHED    204    Technology Network PHED    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: faculty permission.

PHED    218    3-D Desktop Video Applications    3.0    FS

PHED    226    Interactive Multimedia    3.0    FS

6-9 units selected from:

Any 200-level Physical Education (PHED) courses, selected in consultation with, and having the prior approval of, the certificate coordinator. One upper-division course from another department may be substituted with the coordinator’s approval.