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 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. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021

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

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. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021

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

ESS 672: Theories & Strategies for Coaching Volleyball

3 credits

Designed to provide advanced instruction and training in technical and tactical skills for volleyball.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021

Coaching Volleyball: Techniques and Tactics – 2011 Edition
American Sports Education Program
Champaign, IL
Human Kinetics, Inc.

The Volleyball Coaching Bible II – 2019 Edition
American Volleyball Coaches Association
Champaign, IL
Human Kinetics, Inc.

Volleyball: Systems & Strategies – 2009 Edition
USA Volleyball
Champaign, IL
Human Kinetics, Inc.

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 10–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Next offered: Aug. 30–Dec. 11, 2021
  • 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: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021

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

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: Aug. 30–Oct. 16, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021

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: Aug. 30–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021
  • Note: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

ESS 610: Sport Leadership & Administration

3 credits

A foundation for administration and leadership skills necessary for sport.

  • Dates: Oct. 18–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Oct. 15, 2021

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