Philosophical and Ethical Issues in Exercise Sciences

Philosophical and Ethical Issues in Exercise Sciences
Philosophical and ethical issues common to exercise sciences majors. Concept of mind, body, spirit.
 Hours1.0 Credit, 1.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining EXSC 302
Course Outcomes

Tenets of Philosophy Concerning Multicultural Traditions

Learn contemporary tenets of philosophy that will serve as a basis for understanding important ideas in our own cultural tradition as well as that of others.

Philosophical Worldviews

Comprehend philosophical worldviews to facilitate respectful relationships with others.

Beliefs and Values

Pursue truth, think clearly and communicate effectively one’s own beliefs and values; deepen one’s understanding of the nature of being.

The Gospel of Jesus Christ

Comprehend and apply the truths of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Reflect devout love of God and a loving, genuine concern for the welfare of others in the learning environment.


Acquire/reinforce a profound respect for the divine nature of one's own life, a reverence for one's value, the purpose of one's life and a desire to live a healthy lifestyle.

Valuing the Entire Self

Articulate one's valuing of the entire self, bodymindspirit, with particular focus on the meaning and importance of the physical body.

Formulating Personal and Professional Philosophy

Strengthen the formulation of one's own personal and professional philosophy establishing clear standards of integrity. Improve the communication of one's beliefs, written and verbal.

Ethical Analysis and Behavior

Analyze contemporary issues from an ethical standpoint. Demonstrate one's own professional ethical behavior, think critically and take an informed position on an issue.