May 28, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Exercise Science, B.S.


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The Exercise Science major integrates the theories and practicalities of exercise physiology in preparing graduates for a career in this field. This is achieved through an understanding of the science of human movement and physiology, coupled with essential hands-on experiences that culminate in an internship in a health/fitness facility. Graduates of this major are prepared to pursue careers in athletics programs, exercise/fitness centers, hospital wellness programs, corporate fitness programs, rehabilitation centers, and allied health areas. Additionally, the program prepares students for advanced study in related fields such as exercise physiology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, etc. Students also have the opportunity to actively participate in faculty research projects, thus expanding their professional knowledge and abilities.

Degree Requirements


Core Curriculum (30-33 Credit Hours)


For details on the required courses, refer to the Core Curriculum  program. For students in this major, the following courses (9 credit hours) satisfy both core curriculum and major requirements:

Free Electives (31-35 Credit Hours)


Total elective credit is determined by Core Curriculum courses taken, degree type selected, and any additional prerequisite courses needed. Please consult your Advisor for details.

Degree Total = 120 Credit Hours


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