Exercise Science Major Course Requirements (after Fall 2020)

The Exercise Science Major provides students with a strong science foundation emphasizing preparation for further specialized graduate study or direct entrance into a variety of fields related to exercise physiology, biomechanics, sport medicine and direct entrance to upper level certifications in the rehabilitation and fitness industries.

Course requirements for students who declare Exercise Science as their major Fall 2020 or later.

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Total Credits:  74.5

 REQUIREMENT

 

 COURSE NUMBER  

 COURSE NAME

CREDITS

 V1 - Kinesiolgy and Health

 

 01:377:140

 01:377:205

 Foundations of Kinesiology and Health

 Principles of a Healthy Lifestyle

1.5

1.5

 V2 - Biology

 

 

 

 01:119:115

 01:119:116

 01:119:117

 General Biology I

 General Biology II

 Biological Research Laboratory

4

4

2

 V3 - Statistics

 

 01:377:275

 Basic Statistics for Exercise Science

3

 V4 - Calculus

 

 01:640:135

 Calculus I

4

 V5 - Chemistry

 

 

 

 01:160:161

 01:160:162

 01:160:171

 General Chemistry

 General Chemistry

 Introduction to Experimentation

4

4

1

 V6 - Physics I
 Must complete one option

 

 

 Opt 1   

 Opt 2

 Opt 3

 01:750:193

 01:750:201

 01:750:203
 01:750:205

 Physics for the Sciences

 Extended General Physics

 General Physics
 General Physics Laboratory

4

5

3
1

 V7 - Physics II
 Must complete one option

 

 

 Opt 1

 Opt 2

 Opt 3

 01:750:194

 01:750:202

 01:750:204
 01:750:206

 Physics for the Sciences

 Extended General Physics

 General Physics
 General Physics Laboratory

4

5

3
1

 V8 - Psychology

 

 01:830:101


01:377:301 or 01:377:455

 General Psychology

 Psychology of Sport and   Exercise or
 Exercise Psychology

3



3

 V9 - Physiology

 

 

 01:146:356

 01:377:370
01:377:371

 Systems Physiology

 Exercise Physiology
 Exercise Physiology Lab

3

3
1

 V10 - Anatomy

 

 01:377:213

 Functional Human Anatomy

4

 V11 - Biomechanics

 

 01:377:310
 01:377:350

 Motor Learning
 Biomechanics

3
3

 V12 -Testing and Prescription

 

 01:377:410

 Exercise Testing and   Prescription

 V13 - Professional Development

 

 01:377:407 

 Administration of Exercise Science

1.5

V14 - Electives

     

6

V15 - Internship

 

 01:377:493

Internship in Exercise Science

3

     

 TOTAL CREDITS

74.5