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Strength and Conditioning Minor


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The Minor in Strength & Conditioning is aligned with content standards for the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) exam from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NCSA).

The minor consists of eighteen (18) earned credits at a ā€œCā€ or better. Co-enrollment in the sport and exercise science major is required. Substitutions are not accepted for progress toward the minor.

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Students in the Strength and Conditioning minor program have the opportunities to:

Learn applied functional knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology.
Learn the ability to assess athletes and clients and apply assessment data to exercise prescription.
Learn knowledge, skills, and abilities to enter into a role as an exercise professional or continue into graduate study.
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Minor Requirements - Lisle

Sport and Exercise Science Major

Co-enrollment in the sport and exercise science major is required. The sport and exercise science (SES) program provides relevant, relatable, and rigorous education for students.

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