College of Health and Science

Exercise Science Major (BS Traditional)

The Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science focuses on kinesiology science concepts in human movement, exercise, and wellness. This program prepares students positions in settings such as fitness/wellness centers, personal training, coaching, rehabilitation sciences, and health and wellness education. This B.S. degree can also serve as preparation for post-baccalaureate study in areas such as physical therapy, chiropractic, human growth, aging, athletic training, biomechanics, exercise physiology, sport management, sport psychology, and more. The B.S. degree is a more in depth major with additional coursework in Biology, Mathematics, and Human Anatomy.

General Education Requirements

All degree seeking undergraduate students must complete the general education requirements.

Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Science degree consists of a major of typically 45 to 60 credits, general education courses, and elective courses totaling a minimum of 120 credits.

Prerequisites from General Education
Biology I: The Unity of Life (4)
General Chemistry I (4)
Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3)
Required
BIO 315Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
KHS 220Research Methods4
KHS 300Applied Nutrition4
KHS 311Functional Anatomy4
KHS 316Psychology of Sport Injury and Rehabilitation4
KHS 400Health Psychology4
KHS 436Motor Development, Control & Motor Learning4
KHS 450Exercise Assessment4
KHS 472Athletic Training, Injury Prevention, and Safety4
KHS 473Biomechanics4
KHS 474Exercise Physiology4
KHS 475Applied Exercise Prescription4
KHS 490Senior Professional Seminar1
KHS 498Internship8
Electives
Select 12 credits of the following:12
Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4)
Medical Terminology (2)
General Chemistry II (4)
Introduction to Kinesiology (1)
Sport Psychology (4)
Physical Dimensions of Aging (3)
Advanced Athletic Training (4)
Precalculus (4)
Calculus I (4)
Introductory Physics for Biological and Health Sciences I (4)
Total Credits69