MVSC - Movement Sciences

Philip W. Scruggs, Dept. Chair, Dept. of Movement Sciences (101 Phys. Ed. Bldg. 83844-2401; phone 208/885-7921).

MVSC 200 Seminar

MvSc 200 (s) Seminar (cr arr)

MVSC 201 Physical Activity, Wellness & Behavior Change for Healthy Active Lifestyles

MvSc 201 Physical Activity, Wellness & Behavior Change for Healthy Active Lifestyles (3 cr)

Examines personal awareness and responsibility for maintenance of health, proper nutrition, fitness, and well-being. It teaches skills necessary for individual program development and implementation to effect positive health-related behavior change

Prereq: Major in Dance, Exercise Science and Health, Physical Education Teacher Education or Recreation.

Prereq or Coreq: PEP 100, PEP 161 Rec 104, or Dan 101

MVSC 404 Special Topics

MVSC 445 Internship Preparation and Professional Development

MvSc 445 Internship Preparation and Professional Development (1 cr)

This course explores the different factors that go into finding, obtaining, and getting the most out of an internship. Emphasis is placed on such skills related to understanding the student’s chosen field/career path, professionalism, communication, and dealing with adversity in the work place.

Prereq: MvSc 201

MVSC 486 Healthy Active Lifestyle Assessment and Intervention

MvSc J486/J586 Healthy Active Lifestyle Assessment and Intervention (3 cr)

Gen Ed: Senior Experience

Develops skills in leadership, assessment, planning and pedagogy to promote and deliver a healthy active lifestyles intervention for individuals, groups and/or communities.

Prereq: Junior, Senior or Graduate Student

MVSC 570 Research in Physical Activity, Theory and Design

MvSc 570 Research in Physical Activity, Theory and Design (3 cr)

To understand and apply principles of scientific inquiry using both quantitative and qualitative research methodology; and apply such principles through individual research projects in physical activity.

MVSC 580 Research: Writing and Dissemination

MvSc 580 Research: Writing and Dissemination (1 cr)

Professional writing of research not directly related to a thesis or dissertation. (Spring only)

Prereq: MvSc 570

MVSC 581 Research: Group Programming

MvSc 581 Research: Group Programming (1 cr)

Group professional service projects based on research, needs assessment and implementation strategies. (Spring only)

Prereq: Rec 575

MVSC 582 Research: Individual Programming

MvSc 582 Research: Individual Programming (1 cr)

Individual professional service projects based on research, needs assessment and implementation strategies. (Spring only)

Prereq: Rec 575

MVSC 586 Healthy Active Lifestyle Assessment and Intervention

MvSc 586 Healthy Active Lifestyle Assessment and Intervention (3 cr)

See MvSc J486/J586.

MVSC 610 Pedagogical Immersion in Movement Sciences

MvSc 610 Pedagogical Immersion in Movement Sciences (cr arr)

This immersion course is designed to guide the learner in developing and improving effective pedagogical skills while teaching coursework to adults in university and/or community settings.

Prereq: Instructor Permission

MVSC 611 Outreach and Engagement Immersion in the Movement Sciences

MvSc 611 Outreach and Engagement Immersion in the Movement Sciences (cr arr)

This immersion course is designed to guide the learner in participating in and/or developing outreach, engagement and/or service activities to clients, communities, and/or professional organizations.

Prereq: Instructor Permission

MVSC 612 Research Immersion in the Movement Sciences

MvSc 612 Research Immersion in the Movement Sciences (cr arr)

The research Immersion course is designed as a first exposure to doctoral non-dissertation research and a precursor to non-dissertation research, where the student collaborates with the major professor on implementing research.

Prereq: Instructor Permission