Exercise Science is the study of movement and the associated functional responses and adaptations. Exercise scientists must understand the scientific basis underlying exercise-induced physiological responses. Students pursuing the degree of Bachelor of Science with a major in Exercise Science will complete courses in theory and practice of exercise testing and prescription. In addition to the core and recommended electives, students may choose a minor. Suggested minors include Interdisciplinary Gerontology or Public Health. A minimum grade point average of 2.75 is required within the Exercise Science program.
General Education Requirements* (46-53 hours)
Basic Skills** (12 hours)
General Education Electives (34-41 hours)
Sciences*** (8-9 hours)
Social Studies (3 hours)
Political Studies (3 hours)
Producing and Consuming**** (5-6 hours)
Fine Arts and Aesthetic Studies (2-3 hours)
Cultural Studies (3-5 hours)
Health and Well-Being (4-6 hours)
Human Heritage@ (6 hours)
*See General Education Requirements for All Baccalaureate Degrees for details and a list of specific courses.
**MATH 143 Elementary Statistics recommended.
***BIOL 111/112 General Biology with Laboratory and CHEM 107/108 Chemistry for Life Sciences with Laboratory recommended.
****CIS 130 Computer Information Systems recommended.
@PHIL 105 Ethics or PHIL 111 Ethics: Applied Emphasis (Medical) required.