Gateway Success Center

Degree Information

SPORTS & Exercise Science
Bachelor of Science
in Sports & Exercise Science

Sports & Exercise Science

Students selecting this degree track acquire a strong foundation in science based curriculum that integrates research, education, and practical application within a variety of contexts to enhance personal fitness, health, and sport performance.

In developing this foundation, students receive diverse instruction, laboratory/clinical application, and real world placement opportunities aimed at the acquisition of knowledge and skills needed to pass a variety of rigorous certification examinations that require expertise within the following categories: functional anatomy and biomechanics, exercise physiology, human development and aging, pathophysiology and risk factors, human behavior and psychology, health appraisal and fitness testing, emergency procedures and safety, exercise programming, and nutrition and weight management.

Upon completion of the degree program, students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in using computerized laboratory equipment to accurately input, analyze, interpret, and report data regarding human physical performance as well as demonstrate successful leadership skills, training abilities, teaching strategies, and management and marketing of programs/organizations seeking to enhance the quality of life for its membership, rather on an individual basis or at the professional or corporate level.

Certification Organizations

ACSM (The American College of Sports Medicine)
NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association)
NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine)
Cooper Institute (Research & Education)
ACE (American Council on Exercise)

Contact Information

South Shepler, Room 302
2800 W. Gore Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73505

Lab Technicians
Jessica Limbocker and Andres Berber
580.581.5920 Voice
580.581.2504 Fax