Exercise Science Requirements

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The School of Human Sciences offers programs, which qualify graduates for positions as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools or for alternative careers in private, industrial, and public settings. Whatever the student’s career aims may be, the programs provide a full range of intriguing and challenging professional opportunities in diversified curricula. The student can choose a discipline best suited to individual interests, talents, temperament, and future plans.

While studying new concepts, the student will observe the work of outstanding teachers, athletic coaches, and clinicians. Whichever direction is selected, the student will study and practice in modern facilities, with the latest equipment and will learn the most recent techniques.

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Exercise Science

This program is designed for students who are interested in the study of Exercise Science. Preparation in this program enables the graduate to assess the components of human performance in healthy and clinical populations. Graduates are prepared for careers in public and private health and wellness programs as well as clinical programs for the rehabilitation of cardiac, cancer and pulmonary patients. Graduates have a foundation for continued study in professional programs such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistant, medicine, chiropractic and podiatry as well as graduate studies in exercise science.

B.S. Exercise Science Degree Requirements

Degree RequirementsCredit Hours
University Core Curriculum Requirements 39
To include PSYC 102 and ZOOL 118 or ZOOL 115, HND 101, MATH 108, CHEM 140A. 1
Requirements for Major in Exercise Science 55
KIN 201, KIN 300, KIN 313, KIN 318, KIN 320, KIN 321, KIN 324, KIN 342, KIN 355F, KIN 381, KIN 382, KIN 408, KIN 420, KIN 421, KIN 428 44
Additional Requirements 11
CHEM 140B, PHSL 201, PHSL 208, QUAN 402
Electives 25
Total 120