Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science (B.E.S.S.) Major in Health and Fitness Management
Minimum required: 120 semester credit hours
- Students must complete a minor in Business Administration, which includes the following courses. An Overall GPA of 2.0 or higher is required to enroll in advanced Business courses. A 2.0 GPA in the minor is required to graduate.
Course List Code Title Hours ECO 2301 Principles of Economics 3 ACC 2301 Accounting in Organizations and Society 3 Select 12 elective hours from the following: 12 Legal Environment of Business E-Business Personal Financial Management Management of Organizations Principles of Marketing Total Hours 18
- Students entering Texas State with fewer than 16 hours completed after high school graduation will be required to take US 1100. All others will be exempt from taking this course but will be required to earn an additional free elective, if needed, to reach the 120 minimum total hour requirement for the awarding of a degree.
The general education core curriculum courses are listed in the degree plan below along with the statewide component code number. See the General Education Core Curriculum section of this catalog for the Texas State requirements and options in the core curriculum, including Honors courses.
|COMM 1310 (Component Area Option Code 090/091)||3|
|ENG 1310 (Communication Component Code 010)||3|
|ENG 1320 (Communication Component Code 010)||3|
|Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 0303||6|
|Life and Physical Sciences lab3||1|
|MATH 1319 (Mathematics Component Code 020)1||3|
|POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)||3|
|POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)||3|
|ART 2313, DAN 2313, MU 2313, or TH 2313 (Creative Arts Component Code 050)||3|
|ENG Literature (Component Area OptionCode 090/094)||3|
|ESS/PFW Major Activity6||1|
|ESS/PFW Major Activity6||1|
|American History Component Code 060||6|
|PHIL 1305 or 1320 (Language, Philosophy, and Culture Component Code 040)||3|
|PSY 1300, PFW 1301, or SOCI 1310 (Social and Behavioral Sciences Component Code 080)||3|
|Total Hours: 120|
While not recommended, previously completed courses in some areas can be substituted for the following degree requirements:
Students must complete ESS 4660. A 2.5 Overall GPA is required to enroll in the internship. All other coursework must be completed prior to the internship.
Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030 courses must be chosen from: BIO 1330, CHEM 1341, CHEM 1342, PHYS 1315, and PHYS 1325. The Life and Physical Sciences lab must be chosen from: BIO 1130, CHEM 1141, CHEM 1142, PHYS 1115, and PHYS 1125.
ESS/PFW Major Activity courses must be chosen from: ESS 1172, ESS 1175, ESS 1176, ESS 1178, PFW 1110A, PFW 1110B, PFW 1110E, PFW 1110F, PFW 1110G, PFW 1130B, PFW 1135B, PFW 1155A, PFW 1155G, PFW 1155H, PFW 1155I, PFW 1160B, PFW 1160C, PFW 1190B, and PFW 1190C.