This major has been designed to address the basic standards for the professional preparation of exercise science students.
You’ll graduate with entry-level skills and the necessary knowledge for a wide range of fitness- and health-related careers in corporate or hospital settings, health and wellness intervention programs, and health clubs. Many exercise science graduates pursue graduate study in exercise physiology, medicine, chiropractic, nutrition, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and physician's assistant.
Requirements for the Major
MTH 345 Elementary Statistics
PSY 355 Statistics for Scientific Research
KIN 200 Lifestyle for Health and Fitness
KIN 204 Emergency Procedures (Half course)
KIN 250 Substance Use and Abuse in Society (Half course)
KIN 306 Nutrition
KIN 310 Functional Anatomy
KIN 320 Human Physiology
KIN 340 Exercise Physiology (prerequisite: KIN 320)
KIN 420 Biomechanics (prerequisite: KIN 310)
KIN 450 Clinical Practicum
KIN 462 Exercise Testing and Prescription (prerequisite: KIN 340)
KIN 490 Research Methods in Exercise Science