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Exercise Science B.S. (61.5-62 Credit Major)

Option 1: Exercise and Movement Science

Major Requirements (61.5 credits). The major field requirements include the completion of 36 credits in Exercise Science core courses; 4 credits in MAT 132; 12.5 credits in science courses; 6 credits in Health Sciences; and 3 credits in a Major Elective course. A total of 120 credits are required for this degree.

a. Exercise Science Courses (36 credits):

EXS 264: Introduction to Exercise Science (3 credits)

EXS 265: Behavioral Aspects of Exercise and Physical Activity (3 credits)

EXS 315: Kinesiology/Biomechanics (3 credits)

EXS 316: Motor Learning and Performance (3 credits)

EXS 323: Exercise Physiology I (3 credits)

EXS 326: Exercise Testing and Prescription (3 credits)

EXS 423: Exercise Physiology II (3 credits)

EXS 424: Principles and Practices of Fitness and Wellness Programming (3 credits)

EXS 425: Theory and Methods of Strength and Conditioning (3 credits)

EXS 430: Research Methods in Exercise Science (3 credits)

EXS 470: Internship in Exercise Science I (3 credits)

EXS 471: Internship in Exercise Science II (3 credits)

b. MAT 132 (4 credits)

c. Science Courses (12.5 credits)

BIO 181 Anatomy & Physiology I (4 credits)

BIO 182 Anatomy & Physiology II (4 credits)

CHE 114 Essentials of General Chemistry - Lecture (3 credits)

CHE 115 Essentials of General Chemistry - Laboratory (1.5 credits)

d. Health Sciences Courses (6 credits)

HSD 269 Fundamentals of Biostatistics for Health Professionals (3 credits)

HSD 240 Nutrition and Health (3 credits)

e. Major Electives (3 credits)

Select from EXS, REC, REH, DFN, HEA, HSA and/or HSD courses with approval of the adviser

GENERAL ELECTIVES: Sufficient credits to reach a total of 120 credits required for graduation.

Option 2: Pre-Physical Therapy

Major Requirements (62 credits). The major field requirements include the completion of 30 credits in Exercise Science core courses; 4 credits in MAT 132; 28 credits in science courses. A total of 120 credits are required for this degree.

a. Exercise Science Courses (30 credits):

EXS 264: Introduction to Exercise Science (3 credits)

EXS 265: Behavioral Aspects of Exercise and Physical Activity (3 credits)

EXS 315: Kinesiology/Biomechanics (3 credits)

EXS 316: Motor Learning and Performance (3 credits)

EXS 323: Exercise Physiology I (3 credits)

EXS 326: Exercise Testing and Prescription (3 credits)

EXS 423: Exercise Physiology II (3 credits)

EXS 425: Theory and Methods of Strength and Conditioning (3 credits)

EXS 470: Internship in Exercise Science I (3 credits)

EXS 471: Internship in Exercise Science II (3 credits)

b. MAT 132 (4 credits)

c. Science Courses (28 credits)

BIO 181: Anatomy & Physiology I (4 credits)

BIO 182: Anatomy & Physiology II (4 credits)

CHE 166: General Chemistry I - Lecture (3 credits)

CHE 167: General Chemistry - Laboratory (2 credits)

CHE 168: General Chemistry II- Lecture (3 credits)

CHE 169: General Chemistry - Laboratory II (2 credits)

PHY 166: General Physics I (5 credits)

PHY 167: General Physics II (.5 credits)

GENERAL ELECTIVES: Sufficient credits to reach a total of 120 credits required for graduation. BIO 166 and 167 (8 credits), MAT 172 (4 credits), PSY 166 (3 credits) and PSY 217 (3 credits) are recommended electives.

Last modified: 9/3/2014