Courses - Exercise Science

 

The Exercise Science major (75-77 credit hours) is designed for individuals pursuing careers in a variety of for-profit, non-profit, or school-based fitness, wellness, and recreational programs.

Required courses for Exercise Science - Fitness and Wellness Track (75.0 hours):

AT 100 Introduction to AT (3)
BI 229 Human Anatomy & Physiology (& lab, 4)
CH 113 Chemistry around Us (& lab, 4)
ES 121 Introduction to Exercise Science (3)
ES 125 Personal & Community Health (3 )
ES 190 Medical Terminology (2)
ES 234 Community 1st Aid & CPR (1)
ES 237 Recreation for Special Populations (3)
ES 256 Measurement & Evaluation (3)
ES 290 Personal Training, Strength, and Cond. (3)
ES330 Pharmacology (2)
ES 340 Nutrition (2)
ES 355 Exercise Physiology (3)
ES 356 Biomechanics & Kinesiology (3)
ES 390 Fitness Testing & Leadership (3)
ES 397 Field Experience (3)*
ES 481 Organization & Administration (3)
ES 490 Fitness and Wellness Programming (3)
ES 491 Internship (3)*
PE 117 Secondary School Activities (3)
PY 110 Introduction to Psychology (3)
PY 205 Sport Psychology (3)
PY 227 Adolescence and Adulthood (3)
PY 270 Human Sexuality (3)
SM 320 Sociology of Sport (3)
SW 256 Cultural Diversity (3)


(*) = Up to 12.0 experiential learning hours can be taken.


Required courses for Exercise Science – Coaching, Strength & Conditioning Track (77.0 hours):


AT 100 Introduction to AT (3)
BI 229 Human Anatomy & Physiology (& lab, 4)
CH 113 Chemistry around Us (& lab, 4)
ES 121 Introduction to Exercise Science (3)
ES 125 Personal & Community Health (3 )
ES 190 Medical Terminology (2)
ES 234 Community 1st Aid & CPR (1)
ES 237 Recreation for Special Populations (3)
ES 256 Measurement & Evaluation (3)
ES 290 Personal Training, Strength, and Cond (3)
ES330 Pharmacology (2)
ES 340 Nutrition (2)
ES 355 Exercise Physiology (3)
ES 356 Biomechanics & Kinesiology (3)
ES 390 Fitness Testing & Leadership (3)
ES 397 Field Experience (3)*
ES 481 Organization & Administration (3)
ES 490 Fitness and Wellness Programming (3)
ES 491 Internship (3)*
PE 361 Principles of Coaching (2)
PE 362-367 (sport specific coaching methods, 3 total @ 1 credit each)
PY 110 Introduction to Psychology (3)
PY 205 Sport Psychology (3)
PY 227 Adolescence and Adulthood (3)
SM 270 History of Sport (3)
SW 256 Cultural Diversity (3)
SM 320 Sociology of Sport (3)


(*) = Up to 12.0 experiential learning hours can be taken.


MINOR IN EXERCISE SCIENCE

The minor in wellness and corporate fitness requires 25 hours, and includes:

BI229 Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology (4)
ES121 Introduction to Exercise Science (3)
ES125 Personal and Community Health (3)
ES234 CPR & First Aid (1)
ES330 Pharmacology (2) OR
ES340 Nutrition (2)
ES355 Exercise Physiology (3)
ES290 Health Risk Identification & Management (3)
ES390 Wellness Program Implementation (3)
ES490 Advanced Wellness Program Implementation (3)

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