Explore a World of Movement

Our Sport and Exercise Science Program (SPEX) is a rigorous Bachelor of Science degree that provides the foundation for a lifelong career in health, wellness and fitness. Our major applies principles from a range of disciplines so you can graduate prepared to go on to a career in sport and exercise science or graduate school.

At Seattle University you will enjoy small class sizes that offer personal attention, as well as access to state-of-the-art laboratory equipment and facilities in our Human Performance Lab. You can also put classroom concepts into action through internships ranging from rehabilitation to sport science.

Graduate Profile

As a result of completing the BS, SPEX degree at Seattle University, our students will demonstrate

Learning Outcomes

Sport and Exercise Science students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the scientific method and principles of biology, chemistry, physics, anatomy, and physiology as they relate to human movement and physical activity.
  • Critically evaluate, interpret, and integrate information from the scientific literature in the discipline to describe and effectively communicate (in oral, written, and digital formats) factors related to human movement and physical activity.
  • Demonstrate competency with laboratory skills used to assess human movement and physical activity.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply discipline related knowledge and skills to real-world problems through empirical research, internships, field experience, and/or service learning.
  • Demonstrate professional behavior consistent with discipline, including 1) an understanding of the societal and individual importance of a healthy, active lifestyle, 2) adherence to professional ethics, 3) service to others, 4) shared responsibility and successful collaboration with peers, and 5) commitment to lifelong learning.

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Contact Us

Kari Berkas

Program Coordinator

206-296-2454

berkask@seattleu.edu