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Exercise Science, B.S. major

Required Credits: 67
Required GPA: 2.25

I REQUIRED COURSES

 

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

SELECT 1 COURSE:

SELECT 1 COURSE:

II REQUIRED EMPHASIS

 

Fitness Leadership and Promotion Emphasis

SELECT 1 COURSE:

III EMPHASIS ELECTIVES

 

SELECT 2 COURSES (4-11 CREDITS) FROM THE FOLLOWING WITH
CONSULTATION WITH YOUR ADVISOR:

IV REQUIRED PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSE, UP TO 6 CREDITS:

SUGGESTED SEMESTER SCHEDULE FOR EXERCISE SCIENCE MAJOR, B.S.
Students are encouraged to take the required Exercise Science, B.S. courses in approximate numerical order. This schedule is intended to help students plan their courses in an orderly fashion; however, these are only suggestions. Students are encouraged to consult the course descriptions for prerequisites.
The following Liberal Education courses are recommended for students majoring in Exercise Science: PSY 1100 Introductory Psychology, SOC 1104 Introduction to Sociology, and SPCM 1090 Interpersonal Communication (or SPCM 1100 Public Speaking).
Freshman
•    BIOL 1211 Introductory Biology I
•    CHEM 1111 General Chemistry I
•    or CHEM 2211 Principles of Chemistry I
•    PHED 2100 Foundations of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport
•    PSY 1100 Introductory Psychology
•    SOC 1104 Introduction to Sociology
•    SPCM 1090 Interpersonal Communication
•    or SPCM 1100 Public Speaking
•    Liberal Education requirements
Sophomore
•    BIOL 2110 Human Anatomy and Physiology
•    HLTH 2100 First Aid CPR/AED
•    PHED 1240 Skills for Life: Techniques of Neuromuscular Relaxation
•    PHED 3100 Motor Development
•    PHED 3110 Motor Learning
•    PHED 3190 Athletic Training
•    PHYS 1101 General Physics I (4 credits)
•    or PHYS 2101 Physics I (5 credits)
•    Liberal Education requirements
Junior
•    HLTH 3300 Nutrition
•    PHED 3120 Psychology of Sport
•    PHED 3200 Introduction to Sport Biomechanics
•    PHED 3300 Physiology of Exercise and Nutrition
•    PHED 4160 Advanced Fitness Assessment and Prescription - Aerobic
•    PHED 4170 Advanced Principles for Strength and Speed Training
•    Exercise Science Courses in Emphasis
•    Exercise Science Electives
Senior
•    PHED 4309 Legal Aspects of Sport, Health, and Fitness
•    PHED 4920 Directed Group Study: Seminar in Exercise Science
•    PHED 4970 Internship
•    Exercise Science Courses in Emphasis
•    Exercise Science Electives