Skip to content

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 610: Sport Leadership & Administration

3 credits

A foundation for administration and leadership skills necessary for sport.

  • Dates: Aug. 26–Oct. 15, 2022
  • Register by: Aug. 23, 2022

Sport Leadership in the 21st Century – 2015 Edition
John F. Borland, Gregory M. Kane, and Laura J. Burton
Jones and Bartlett
ISBN: 13: 9781284034158

ESS 670: Foundations for Sport Coaching

3 credits

Provides a basis for sport coaching, including the development of coaching philosophies, pedagogical practices and an understanding of player psychology. Topics include communication, leadership, motivation, stress and team cohesion.

  • Dates: Aug. 26–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Aug. 23, 2022

Don’t Waste Your Sports – 2011 Edition
MaHaney, CJ
Wheaton
Crossway
ISBN: 9781433525759

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: Aug. 26–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Aug. 23, 2022
  • Next offered: Jan. 13–Apr. 29, 2023
  • Note: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

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. 13–Mar. 4, 2023
  • Register by: Jan. 10, 2023

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 650: Sport Facility & Event Management

3 credits

The development and management of sport facilities and venues. Topics include crowd control, customer satisfaction, ticket sales, risk management and special event planning.

  • Dates: Jan. 13–Mar. 4, 2023
  • Register by: Jan. 10, 2023

Managing Sport Facilities – 4th Edition
Fried, G. and Kastel, M.
Human Kinetics, Inc.
ISBN: 9781492589570

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. 13–Apr. 29, 2023
  • Register by: Jan. 10, 2023
  • Note: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

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: Mar. 3–Apr. 29, 2023
  • Register by: Feb. 28, 2023

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

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 8–June 24, 2023
  • Register by: May 5, 2023

The textbook information for this course is not yet available. Please check back later.