Exercise & Sport Science Courses

We are excited about the prospect of your taking courses through SCOPE. Formal admission to BJU is not required to take a course by distance learning, and approval to take a distance learning course does not imply admission to BJU or to a particular degree program.

ESS 620: Legal Issues in Sport

3 credits

Legal issues connected to the administration of sport organizations and sport facilities. Topics includes constitutional law, contract law, risk management and tort law.

  • Dates: Jan. 17–Mar. 5, 2022
  • Registration closed

Sports Law: Cases and Materials – 2nd; 2007 Edition
Michael J. Cozzillio, Mark S. Levinstein, Michael R. Dimino, Sr. and Gabe Feldman
Durham
Carolina Academic Press
ISBN: 9781594602917

ESS 690: Internship

3 credits

Supervised work in a position related to coaching or sport administration. To be eligible, students must have completed all the core courses. Students must complete a total of 150 clock hours.

  • Dates: Jan. 17–Apr. 30, 2022
  • Registration closed
  • Next offered: May 9–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Note: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

ESS 621: Ethics & Sport

3 credits

The ethical and moral issues in sport. Topics include the recruitment of student athletes, performance enhancing drugs, sportsmanship and youth sports participation, among others.

  • Dates: Mar. 7–Apr. 30, 2022
  • Register by: Mar. 4, 2022

Ethics in Sport – 3rd Edition
William J. Morgan (editor)
Champaign, IL
Human Kinetics

ESS 671: Psychology of Coaching

3 credits

Examines the psychological principles associated with coaching. Psychological theories and concepts are discussed in the context of sport coaching.

  • Dates: Mar. 7–Apr. 30, 2022
  • Register by: Mar. 4, 2022

Sport Psychology: Concepts and Applications – 2012 Edition
Cox, R.H.
New York
McGraw-Hill

Publication manual of the American Psychological Association – 6th Edition (optional)
American Psychological Association
Washington, DC
American Psychological Association
Note: (2010)

ESS 640: Sport Finance

3 credits

Provides an overview of financial aspects of sport. Topics include accounting, budgeting, financial statements, funding, economic inpact, and supply and demand.

  • Dates: May 9–June 25, 2022
  • Register by: May 6, 2022

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ESS 690: Internship

3 credits

Supervised work in a position related to coaching or sport administration. To be eligible, students must have completed all the core courses. Students must complete a total of 150 clock hours.

  • Dates: May 9–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: May 6, 2022
  • Note: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

ESS 630: Sport Marketing

3 credits

Examines the marketing mix of place, product and price for sport organizations. Additional topics of study include branding, licensing, marketing strategy and public relations.

  • Dates: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022

Sport Marketing – 4th Edition
Mullin, Hardy, and Sutton
Champlain
Human Kinetics
ISBN: 978145042498

ESS 660: Research Methods in Sport

3 credits

An overview of research design, scientific methods and statistical analysis of data required for research in sport-related topics.

  • Dates: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022

Research Methods and Design in Sport Management – 2nd Edition
Andrew, Pedersen, and McEvoy
Champaign, IL
Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781492574910