This course will survey the different genres of Jazz in the United States throughout the Twentieth Century using a historical approach. Lectures will include listening to and analyzing music examples in relation to the social, technical and historical trends.

This course provides intensive guided independent study in areas of sport management, exercise science. With the instructor’s approval, students will complete a research project related to their internship experience that is in-depth and up-to-date.


The focus of this course is on qualitative action research. Students will be given the opportunity to learn how the research process works, from conceptualizing and defining the project, examining similar research, collecting data, analyzing the data, to using the results to determine the impact of the research study.

KN 402 is taken during a student’s internship. It is offered as an online course, which meets partial requirements for degree completion in Exercise Science and Sport Management Programs. A grade of “C” or higher is required for the course to be accepted towards graduation requirements.

This course provides intensive guided independent study in areas of sport management, exercise science. With the instructor’s approval, students will complete a research project related to their internship experience that is in-depth and up-to-date.


The focus of this course is on qualitative action research. Students will be given the opportunity to learn how the research process works, from conceptualizing and defining the project, examining similar research, collecting data, analyzing the data, to using the results to determine the impact of the research study.

KN 402 is taken during a student’s internship. It is offered as an online course, which meets partial requirements for degree completion in Exercise Science and Sport Management Programs. A grade of “C” or higher is required for the course to be accepted towards graduation requirements.

This course provides an introduction to the theoretical and practical aspects required for the recognition and management basic athletic related injuries. The focus will on the study of the modern theories and principles of related to athletic training processes as well as the nature and causes of the most common sports - related injuries. 3 credits

This course provides an examination of the governing organizations of sport at t he youth, secondary, intercollegiate, professional, international, sport specific and Olympic levels. The focus will be on different membership guidelines, organizational goals, and administrative roles of the many governing bodies and analysis of policy development in sport management. COSMA content area: B4 (beyond the undergraduate level as prescribed by COSMA) NASSM Standard 4 & 11.

Examines classical and contemporary theories of learning, including those of Skinner, Piaget, and Vygotsky. In addition, students will study human development with an emphasis on cognitive and social development in adolescents and pre-adolescents as afoundation for effective teaching and classroom management.