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Exercise Science Major, B.S.

Note: Asterisked (*) courses either have prerequisites not included in this major or require consent of instructor.

I. Required Courses

BIOL 1211 Introductory Biology I (4 credits)
BIOL 2110 Human Anatomy and Physiology (5 credits)
CHEM 1111 General Chemistry I (4 credits)
or CHEM 1211 Principles of Chemistry I (4 credits)
HLTH 2100 First Aid and CPR/AED (1 credit)
HLTH 3300 Nutrition (3 credits)
HLTH 3400 Health and Drugs in Society (2 credits)
*HLTH 4410 Health Program Planning, Promotion, Evaluation, and Administration (4 credits)
PHED 2100 Foundations of Physical Education (3 credits)
PHED 3100 Motor Development (2 credits)
PHED 3110 Motor Learning (2 credits)
PHED 3120 Psychology of Sport (2 credits)
PHED 3190 Athletic Training (2 credits)
PHED 3200 Introduction to Sport Biomechanics (3 credits)
PHED 3300 Physiology of Exercise and Nutrition (3 credits)
PHED 3449 Socio-Cultural and Ethical Issues in Sport (3 credits)
PHED 4160 Personal Trainer: Aerobic Exercise (3 credits)
PHED 4170 Personal Trainer: Strength and Speed Training Exercise (3 credits)
PHED 4309 Legal Aspects of Sport (3 credits)
PHED 4920 Directed Group Study: Physical Education Seminar (2 credits)
PHYS 1101 General Physics I (4 credits)
or *PHYS 2101 Physics I (5 credits)
PSY 3401 Basic Statistics for Research (4 credits)
or *SOC 3001 Social Statistics (3 credits)

Subtotal 61-62 Credits

II. Electives

Select 3 classes from the following in consultation with your advisor:

BIOL 1212 Introductory Biology II (4 credits)
CHEM 1112 General Chemistry II (4 credits)
or CHEM 1212 Principles of Chemistry II (4 credits)
ENGL 2150 Technical Writing (3 credits)
*HLTH 3500 Community Health (3 credits)
*HLTH 3700 Disease Identification, Prevention, and Control (2 credits)
*HLTH 4220 Epidemiology (2 credits)
*HLTH 4320 Health Care Policy and Law (3 credits)
*PHED 3509 Sport Event and Facility Management (3 credits)
PHYS 1102 General Physics II (4 credits)
or *PHYS 2102 Physics II (5 credits)
PSY 1100 Introductory Psychology (4 credits)
PSY 2217 Abnormal Psychology (4 credits)
PSY 2237 Lifespan Development (4 credits)
*SOWK 3830 Gerontology: Social Work Perspectives (2 credits)

Subtotal 6-13 Credits

III. Required Practical Experience

PHED 4970 Internship (1-6 credits)
(If taken for 6 credits, 3 credits may be applied as 1 course in II. Electives above.)

Subtotal 1-6 Credits

Total Semester Credits Required for Major 68-81 Credits

A Total of 128 Semester Credits is Required for a Bachelor's Degree


 
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: PHED 1240 Skills for Life: Techniques of Neuromuscular Relaxation, 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 1211 Principles of Chemistry I
PHED 2100 Foundations of Physical Education
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 Community First Aid
PHED 1240 Skills for Life: Techniques of Neuromuscular Relaxation
PHED 3100 Motor Development
PHED 3110 Motor Learning
PHED 3190 Athletic Training
PHED 3449 Socio-Cultural and Ethical Issues in Sport
PHYS 1101 General Physics I (4 credits)
or PHYS 2101 Physics I (5 credits)
Liberal Education requirements
Junior
HLTH 3300 Nutrition
HLTH 3400 Health and Drugs in Society
PHED 3120 Psychology of Sport
PHED 3200 Introduction to Sport Biomechanics
PHED 3300 Physiology of Exercise and Nutrition
PHED 4160 Personal Trainer: Aerobic Exercise
PHED 4170 Personal Trainer: Strength and Speed Training Exercise
Exercise Science Electives
Senior
HLTH 4410 Health Program Planning, Promotion, Evaluation, and Administration
PHED 4309 Legal Aspects of Sport
PHED 4920 Directed Group Study: Physical Education Seminar
PHED 4970 Internship
PSY 3401 Basic Statistics for Research
or SOC 3001 Social Statistics
Exercise Science Electives

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