Cameron Students posing for a picture on Campus

Beyond The Classroom


Honors Program

Admission Requirements
Students are eligible to participate in the Honors Program in their junior year of study. Consideration for admission to the Honors Program may be initiated by the student or by any faculty member in the Department of Sports & Exercise Science.
To apply for admission, students must:
• Have completed a minimum of 60 undergraduate hours at an accredited institution
• Have completed a minimum of 15 undergraduate hours in the Sports & Exercise Science Major at Cameron University
• Have/Maintain a GPA of 3.50 or higher in the Sports & Exercise Major
The Honors Program Committee is tasked with reviewing the materials for all eligible applicants on an ad hoc basis to include recommendations for admissions to the Honors Program. Students may be removed from the Honors Program at any time upon their own request or upon recommendation of the Honors Program Committee in consultation with the Department of Sports & Exercise Science Chair. There is no penalty for removal from the Honors Program.

Graduation Requirements with Honors
To obtain Honors in the Sports & Exercise Science Major, students must:

• Submit a typed statement (maximum length of 500 words) explaining what the student’s academic/career goals are in their
      respective major within the Department of Sports & Exercise Science and how the Honors Program is relevant to the
      student’s academic and/or career interests
• Have/Maintain A GPA of 3.50 or higher in the Sports & Exercise Science Major
• Complete a literature review with faculty mentorship in field of study and present findings at an approved conference
• Complete a project-based learning component related to field of study with faculty mentorship
• Implement a service-based learning component with mentorship at an approved site or event
• Comply with all procedural and substantial requirements established by the Honors Faculty Council for graduating with
      Honors in the Sports & Exercise Science Department
• Meet department and graduation requirements for Sports & Exercise Science
• Upon meeting the above requirements, the honors notation will appear on a student’s official transcript

body composition lab

This facility contains the Bod Pod air displacement plethysmography system, Tanita BIA machines, Lange skinfold calipers, anthropometers and physician scale that are used in the analysis of body composition in adults and children.

Exercise Physiology Lab

Numerous treadmills, cycle ergometers, elliptical trainers and select resistance exercise equipment provide a diverse exercise mode selection. Lactate analysis through fingertip sampling, measurement of energy expenditure, VO2 max through the Fitmate Pro metabolic cart, spirometry with COSMED microquark, BIODEX 3 isokinetic dynamometer along with heart rate and blood pressure monitoring during rest and exercise.

Therapeutic Exercise Lab

Rehabilitation and reconditioning of the injuries and illnesses of athletes and others involved in physical activity through use of various modalities including ultrasound, electrical stimulation and therapeutic exercise.

Please contact Bryson Hughes for questions about lab equipment and/or interest in body composition assessment:
Bryson Hughes, Faculty Supervisor
580.581.6737 Voice
580.581.2504 Fax
cameronbodpod@gmail.com

Student Internships

SES 4053 Practicum is a 16 week, fully-online 3 credit-hour course that is completed by majors during their last semester. The course is comprised of an internship experience that includes a minimum of 120 hours of work (e.g. 8–10 hours per week) that must be completed within the semester for which the student is receiving credit.

Internship Partners

Fitness Partners

Location

5 Star Nutrition

Lawton, OK

Anytime Fitness

Lawton, OK

Chill Nutrition

Lawton, OK

Crush NTX Fitness

Wichita Falls, TX

Eye Candi Fitness

Lawton, OK

Fort Sill Army Wellness Center

Ft. Sill, OK

Fort Sill Youth Center

Ft. Sill, OK

Fusion Fitness

Altus, OK

Goldner Fitness Center

Ft. Sill, OK

Lawton Family YMCA

Lawton, OK

McMahom Field & Athletics Center

Lawton, OK

Planet Fitness

Lawton, OK

SW Barbell & Fitness

Lawton, OK


K-12 Schools

School

Location

Apache High School

Apache, OK

Blair Public School

Blair, OK

Bray-Doyle High School

Bray, OK

Burkburnett High School

Burkburnett, TX

Cache Public Schools

Cache, OK

Central High Public Schools

Marlow, OK

Central Middle School (LPS)

Lawton, OK

Chattanooga Public Schools

Chattanooga, OK

City View High School

Wichita Falls, TX

Duncan High School

Duncan, OK

Duncan Middle School

Duncan, OK

Eisenhower Middle School (LPS)

Lawton, OK

Fletcher High School

Fletcher, OK

Fox High School

Fox, OK

Geronimo Public Schools

Geronimo, OK

Hugh Bish Elementary (LPS)

Lawton, OK

Indiahoma Public Schools

Indiahoma, OK

Lawton High School (LPS)

Lawton, OK

MacArthur High School (LPS)

Lawton, OK

Navajo Public Schools

Navajo, OK

Ninnekah Public Schools

Ninnekah, OK

Ryan Public Schools

Ryan, OK

Sterling Public Schools

Sterling, OK

Temple High School

Temple, OK

Tipton Public Schools

Tipton, OK

Velma-Alma Public Schools

Velma, OK

Walters Public Schools

Walters, OK

Washington Elementary (LPS)

Lawton, OK

Waurika High School

Waurika, OK

Rehab & Physical Therapy Centers

Facility

Location

Anthony LaSorsa Physical Therapy

Lawton, OK

Fusion Physical Therapy

Lawton, OK

Goodyear Physical Therapy

Lawton, OK

Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation

Lawton, OK

McMahan Tomlin Nursing & Rehab Center

Lawton, OK

Physical Therapy Solutions

Lawton, OK

Prehab Physical Therapy

Lawton, OK

Reneau Rehab

Lawton, OK

Valir Physical Therapy

Lawton, OK

Varai Health Center

Duncan, OK


chiropractic Clinics

Clinic

Location

Aaragon Chiropractic

Lawton, OK

Chamber Chiropractic

Lawton, OK

Cortez Chiropractic Clinic

Lawton, OK

Legacy Family Chiropractic

Lawton, OK

Tyo Chiropractic

Lawton, OK


Hospitals

Hospital

Location

Comanche County Memorial Hospital

Lawton, OK

Duncan Regional Hospital

Duncan, OK

Happy Hollow Animal Hospital

Lawton, OK

McBride Orthopedic Clinic

Lawton, OK

Southwestern Medical Center

Lawton, OK


Management

Location

City/Town

Xtreme Thunder Cheer

Duncan, OK

Duncan Country Club

Duncan, OK

Altus Airforce Base

Altus, OK

Coaches Corner

Duncan, OK

War Owl

Elgin, OK

Custom Dental

Purcell, OK

Fire Department

Elgin, OK


Student-Based Professional Development Activities

  • 3 Mile Thursday
  • ACSM Conference/Membership
  • NSCA Workshops
  • Back to School Bash
  • Back to School Health Expo
  • Local Parks-Community Services
  • CU Get Fit Challenge
  • Fit Kids Coalition
  • Folling with the Aggies
  • Football Jamboree
  • Ft. Sill Golf Club - golf tournament
  • Getting Health in the 580 Fitness Expo
  • Lawton Country Club - golf tournament
  • Lawton Farmers Market
  • Lawton Rotay Track Meet
  • Moonlight Walk Against Drugs
  • OAHPERD Conference/Membership
  • OKC Thunder Job Fair
  • Open Streets
  • Outdoor Youth Expo
  • Polar Plunge
  • Relay For Life
  • CU Homecoming Activities
  • SES Club Activities/Membership
  • Special Olympics
  • Spirit of Survival
  • Territory Golf Club/Tournament
  • Walk/Bike to School Day
  • Walk/Bike to Work Day
  • Wellness in the Workplace
  • CU Succeed Series
  • ACE Activities/Membership
  • Geocaching