PCHCS Handbook 2023-2024

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences (PCHCS)—Department of Health and Human Performance 2023–2024 156 Department of Health and Human Performance Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science Minor in Exercise Science Master of Science in Sports Science National Recognition The Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science was approved by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) in 2015. The NSCA, as the worldwide authority on strength and conditioning, supports and disseminates research-based knowledge and practical application to improve athletic performance and fitness. More information is located at nsca.com. The Master of Science in Sports Science was approved by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) in 2021. The NSCA, as the worldwide authority on strength and conditioning, supports and disseminates research-based knowledge and practical application to improve athletic performance and fitness. More information located at nsca.com. Academic Calendar The Department of Health and Human Performance adheres to an academic calendar that starts in the summer term of the respective academic year, and continues through the end of the school year with dates mandated by the academic calendars for undergraduate students. For more information, visit nova.edu/registrar/academic-calendars. Academic Progression The progress of each student through the curriculum requires satisfactory academic performance. Each prerequisite course must be completed in sequence as outlined by the Nova Southeastern University Undergraduate Student Catalog 2022–2023. All students must complete the general education coursework, major requirements, and electives for graduation eligibility. Grading Policies Each course will have specific requirements listed for grade completion in the course syllabus. For the undergraduate program, the final grade submission will be based on the alpha scale below.

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