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Courses & Curriculum

The major in exercise science is designed to give students the background and expertise to pursue a career in a health of fitness related field. The major also prepares students for graduate study in exercise science. This major does not lead to teacher certification.

Required Courses

  • BIO 2230: Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • EXS 1010: Foundations of Sport Science
  • EXS 2000: Kinesiology
  • EXS 3120: Laboratory Methods in Exercise Science
  • SPM 2350: Prevention and Treatment of Injury
  • EXS 3010: Exercise Physiology
  • NTR 2230: Principles of Nutrition
  • EXS 4210: Exercise Prescription
  • EXS 4500: Internship in Exercise Science I
  • EXS 4600: Seminar in Exercise Science

Elective Courses

  • BIO 2240: Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • EXS 3000: Electrocardiography
  • NTR 3440: Nutrition for Physical Activity
  • EXS 4400: Program Planning and Implementation In Exercise Science
  • EXS 4510: Internship in Exercise Science II