A degree in exercise science will prepare you for graduate school or careers in physical therapy, occupational therapy, cardiac/respiratory technician or athletic training, to name a few. This major is designed to build your decision making and organizational skills, knowledge of anatomy and physiology, and your ability to recognize the potential for long-term injuries.
The following is an overview of courses associated with our exercise science major. We encourage you to speak with a faculty representative during your on-campus visit for detailed information about your specific program interests.
For an official description of courses and degree requirements, please reference our academic catalog.
Major Core Courses
- BIO 111 Principles of Biology
- BIO 406 Biostatistics
- CEM 111 Introduction to Chemical Principles
- CEM 113 Introduction to Chemical Principles Laboratory
- HWL 250 Nutrition
- HWL 252 Substance Use and Abuse
- HWL 260 Human Anatomy
- HWL 353 Stress Management
- IDS 390 Cooperative Education
- PE 112 Professional Rescuer
- PE 217 Theory of Teaching Physical Fitness
- PE 301 Sport Psychology
- PE 307 Principles and Techniques of Conditioning
- PE 320 Motor Learning
- PE 401 Kinesiology
- PE 404 HHP Practicum
- PE 405 Exercise Physiology
- PE 420 Biomechanics