2016-17 Catalog 
    Jul 14, 2024  
2016-17 Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Strength and Conditioning

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The career concentration in Strength and Conditioning prepares students to be effective Strength and Conditioning specialists and to also be prepared for graduate work in this area. The curriculum design is intended to supplement the majors of Exercise Science and Athletic Training and will provide students with the knowledge, skills, and experience specifically needed by Strength and Conditioning specialists beyond that which is acquired in the respective majors. The curriculum is intended to provide knowledge and experience specific to coaching/leadership, exercise and performance testing, program design and implementation, professionalism, and facility and personnel management.

Total credits required: 30


It is recommended that students choose to take KIN371, Sport Nutrition, instead of KIN236, Nutrition for Life, or KIN370, Human Nutrition for Health Care Professionals, as a part of their major curriculum.


The entry point into the program is to take KIN281, Practicum in Strength and Conditioning I, which has the following prerequisites:

  1. BIO121 and BIO122 series or CHE101 and CHE102 series
  2. KIN241 Directed Field Experience or KIN251 Practicum in Athletic Training
  3. Permission of the program director

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