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EX 1302 Course Description

Foundations of Exercise & Sport Science - The historical and philosophical background of Exercise and Sport Science are examined as well as current career options within the discipline. 

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Send your responses to the questions below in an email message addressed to   In the subject line type EX 1302, your instructor's name, and your name.

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