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Exercise Science - BA (52 hours total)

 

Overview

The Exercise Science major prepares students with the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values to become effective professionals.  Students are encouraged to engage in creative thinking and problem solving to help them become lifelong learners and reflective practitioners.  Pre-professionals are provided theoretical education and are then frequently challenged to apply this knowledge in the real world and in professional with diverse groups of people.

Degree Requirements

 

Required Major Courses

BIO 20433HUMAN ANATOMY & LAB (4)

BIO 30433HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY & LAB (4)

PED 11133HISTORY & PRINCIPLES OF HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, AND RECREATION (3)

PED 20533CARE AND PREVENTION OF ATHLETIC INJURIES (3)

PED 30233IDS: PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY OF SPORTS (3)

PED 30303SPORTS NUTRITION (3)

PED 30333ADVANCED ATHLETIC TRAINING (3)

PED 30732FIRST AID INSTRUCTOR TRAINING (2)

PED 32533KINESIOLOGY (3)

PED 33532ADAPTIVE PHYSICAL EDUCATION (3)

PED 35500HUMAN ANATOMY EXERCISE SCIENCE (3)

PED 41043INTERNSHIP:EXERCISE SCIENCE (3)

PED 41733THEORY OF ADMIN IN HPE&R (3)

PED 46000SENIOR SEMINAR (1)

PAC 10131WEIGHT TRAINING (1)

PAC 11131LIFETIME FITNESS (1)

PAC 11231NONTRAD TEAM SPORTS I (1)

PED 34533EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY (3)

PED 34534EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY LAB (1)

PED 35502HUMAN ANATOMY OF EXERCISE SCIENCE LAB (1)

PED 49034EXERCISE SCIENCE: COMPREHENSIVE (2)

Required Supporting Courses

BIO 10043PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY & LAB (4)

BIO 21443INTRODUCTION TO NUTRITION (3)

CHE 10044CONCEPTS OF CHEMISTRY (3-4)

OR

CHE 12044GENERAL CHEMISTRY I & LAB (4)

COM 10163INTRO TO HUMAN COMMUNICATION (3)

OR

COM 11023SPEECH PREPARATION AND DELIVERY (3)

ENG 23723INTERMEDIATE WRITING (3)

OR

ENG 31023WRITING THE SELF (3)

OAD 30563MANAGEMENT (3)

PSY 12053GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY (3)

Elective Concentrations Available:

Coaching/Administration

Personal Training and Strength and Conditioning

Pre-Allied Health

Career Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for further study for professions such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, sports nutrition, massage therapy, personal training, strength and conditioning, coaching, bio-mechanics, and exercise physiology.