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 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: Aug. 31–Oct. 17, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020

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

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. 31–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020
  • Next offered: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • 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: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020

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 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: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021

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: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: May 10–Aug. 14, 2021
  • 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. 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 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

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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 10–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 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
Human Kinetics