Educational Classes for Student-Athletes
SASSO offers two classes offered through the Department of Physical Activity & Educational Services (Edu Paes) that provide insight into issues affecting the academic, personal and professional development of today’s student-athletes. The classes are designed to prepare student-athletes for the transitions into the college environment, as well as out of college and sport and into the next step in an individual’s life.
EDU PAES 263 – CONTEMPORARY ISSUES AFFECTING INTERCOLLEGIATE STUDENT-ATHLETES
The content presented in EDU PAES 263 is specifically related to current issues affecting the personal development of the student-athlete. Some examples of the content include: communication skills, stress management, nutrition, eating disorders, sexual harassment responsibility, time management, psychological aspects of sport, decision making, alcohol education, cultural diversity, and career development.
This class is offered for 3 credits in Autumn, Winter, and Spring.
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EDU PAES 315 – POSITIVE TRANSITIONS
The content presented in “Positive Transitions” is specifically related to Junior and Senior student-athletes who are exhausting their sport eligibility and entering the job market. The course includes topics such as goal setting, athletic identity, transition from sport and college, networking, resume writing and future planning. These 2 credits will go toward graduation for individuals in the Colleges of Arts & Sciences and can be used as an elective for all other majors.
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