Exercise Science BS

Requirements

General Education — 51-54 hours

See the General Education Curriculum Section for the complete list of courses.

Exception: SCI 2600 not required for AT, PT, or OT

Exercise Science Core — 37 hours

BIO 1520General Biology II

4

BIO 2010Anatomy-Physiology I

4

BIO 2020Anatomy-Physiology II

4

BIO 2700Nutrition

3

EXS 2230Introduction to Exercise Science

2

EXS 2100Nutrition for Fitness and Performance

3

EXS 3500Sport Medicine

3

EXS 4090Physiology of Exercise

3

EXS 4100Kinesiology

3

EXS 4300Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription

3

EXS 4520Practicum in Exercise Science

1-5

EXS 4520: 5 hours required

Choose an Area of Concentration OR a Minor — 18-29 hours

Areas of Concentration:

Pre-Physical Therapy — 25 hours

CHE 1040General Chemistry I

4

CHE 1050General Chemistry II

4

 

PHY 1010Basic College Physics I

4

or

PHY 2110General Physics I

4

 

PHY 1020Basic College Physics II

4

or

PHY 2120General Physics II

4

 

PSY 2060Behavioral Science Statistics

3

EXS 3510Therapeutic Modalities

3

EXS 3520Therapeutic Exercise and Rehabilitation

3

PSY 2060: Recommended: PSY 3000 Behavioral Science Research Methods

Pre-Occupational Therapy / Athletic Training — 26-29 hours

CHE 1040General Chemistry I

4

PSY 2060Behavioral Science Statistics

3

PSY 2010General Psychology

3

SOC 2010General Sociology

3

EXS 3510Therapeutic Modalities

3

EXS 3520Therapeutic Exercise and Rehabilitation

3

ALH 3060Medical Terminology

1 or 3

PSY 2010, SOC 2010: 1 taken in General Education

PSY 2060: Recommended: PSY 3000 Behavioral Science Research Methods

Choose one of the following — 3 hours
PSY 4150Abnormal Psychology

3

PSY 2175Human Growth and Development

3

ATH 3010Introduction to Anthropology

3

Choose one of the following — 3-4 hours
BIO 2820Microbiology

4

PHY 1010Basic College Physics I

4

CHE 1050General Chemistry II

4

SOC 3000Social Science Research Methods and Design

3

PSY 3000Behavioral Science Research Methods

3

BIO 2820, PHY 1010, or CHE 1050: Any higher BIO, PHY, or CHE course may be taken instead.


Personal Training / Strength and Conditioning — 21 hours

EXS 2010Fundamentals of Strength Training

2

EXS 2020Fundamentals of Aerobic Conditioning

2

EXS 2050Personal Training Certification

2

SMC 3700Sport Psychology

3

SMC 3900Administration and Supervision of Sport

3

EXS 4310Personal Training

3

SMC 3600Sport Facility Planning and Management

3

EXS 3520Therapeutic Exercise and Rehabilitation

3

Electives — 0-14 hours

Total Credit Hours: 120