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B.S. Degree in Exercise Science

B.S. Degree in Exercise Science

Description
To receive the B.S. Degree in Exercise Science, the student must meet the minimum university requirements and specific requirements for the program. Completion of 120 credits is required for this degree which includes the Liberal Arts and Sciences Core (42 credits).

Core Requirements

Students must earn at least two credits in PE 469 Internship.

AT 220 Care and Prevention of Injuries & Illnesses (3)
HLTH 110 Personal Health and Wellness (3)
HLTH 125 First Aid and CPR (2)
HLTH 305 Introduction to Nutrition (3)
HLTH 330 Disease Prevention (2)
PE 310 Sport and Play in the United States (3)
PE 311 Motor Learning (2)
PE 320 Anatomical Kinesiology (3)
PE 321 Human Physiology (3)
PE 365 Health and Fitness Instructor (3)
PE 420 Biomechanics (3)
PE 421 Physiology of Exercise (3)
PE 469 Internship (1-12)
PE 473 Exercise Testing and Interpretation (3)

Electives

Elective course selections should be made in close consultation with students advisor, depending upon the career goals of the student. 17 credits.

Recommended for students interested in a career as a fitness professional:

BUS 230 Entrepreneurial Finance (3)
BUS 231 Entrepreneurial Leadership & Organization (3)
BUS 232 Entrepreneurial Marketing ( 3)

PE Exercise Science Activity Courses (Maximum of 4 credits)
PE 100 – Aerobics (1)
PE 102 – Weight Training I (1)
PE 136 – Pilates (1)
PE 137 – Yoga (1)
PE 190 – Topics (1)
PE 193 – Elementary School Activities (1)

PE 202 Strength and Conditioning Exercise Techniques (1)
PE 302 Strength and Conditioning Program Design (2)
PE 452 Adapted PE (3)
PE 364 Group Exercise Instruction (3)
PE 460 Principles of Coaching (3)
PE 474 Tests and Measurements in PE (3)

Recommended for students applying to a graduate program (exercise physiology, cardiac rehab, rehabilitative science):

AT 210 Medical Terminology (1)
BIOL 111/BIOL 111L Cell Biology and lab (4)
BIOL 115/BIOL 115L Organismal Biology and lab (4)
BIOL 323/BIOL 323L Human Anatomy and lab (4)
BIOL 349/BIOL 349L Human Physiology and lab (4)
CHEM 150/CHEM 150L General Chemistry I and lab (4)
CHEM 210/CHEM 210L General Chemistry II and lab (4)
PE 321 Human Physiology (3)
PHYS 160 College Physics I and lab (4)
PHYS 161 College Physics II and lab (4)
PSY 202 Developmental Psychology (3)
PSY 463 Abnormal Psychology (3)

Recommended for students interested in health and wellness:

HLTH 190 Topics
HLTH 327 Safety Education and Consumer Protection (3)
HLTH 412 Education for Sexuality and HIV/AIDS (3)

Recommended to improve communication and computer skills:

CSIS 103 Computer Concepts and Applications (3)
ENGL 286 Writing for the Workplace (3)
ENGL 387 Technical Report Writing (3)
COMM 100 Speech Communication (3)