BS Major in Exercise Science

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science

General Education Component
Area I (Written Composition)6
Area II (Humanities and Fine Arts)12
Area III (Natural Sciences and Mathematics)11
Area IV (History, Social and Behavioral Sciences)12
Area V
Additional Requirements
HPE 221Introduction to Health and Physical Education3
HPE 225Nutrition and Human Performance3
HPE 233First Aid3
BI 241Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
BI 242Human Anatomy and Physiology II4
CIS 125Business Applications of Microcomputer Software3
Major Core Requirements
HPE 000Senior Portfolio0
HPE 235Medical Terminology1
HPE 352Kinesiology3
HPE 353WPhysiology of Exercise3
HPE 360Introduction to Fitness Testing3
HPE 401Adapted Physical Education3
or SRM 444 Recreation for Special Populations
HPE 402Exercise Prescription and Fitness Appraisal in the Healthy Individual3
HPE 403Essentials of Prescribing Resistance Training3
HPE 405Exercise Leadership3
HPE 430Behavioral Modification Interventions3
HPE 443Management of Health, Physical Education, and Athletics3
HPE 451Applied Statistics in Health and Exercise Science3
HPE 466WLegal Issues and Risk Management in Sport and Leisure Activities3
HPE 498Internship6
300/400 Psychology/Sociology (Advisor Approved)3
Major Concentrations16-19
Select one from the following concentrations:
Total Hours120

Applied Exercise Physiology Concentration

Select one of the following emphases:18
Applied Exercise Physiology – Traditional
Select six courses from the following:
Applied Nutrition for the Lifespan
Chronic Disease and Health Promotion
Consumer Health
Health Promotion
Health and Aging
Principles of Nutrition Science & Metabolism
Application of Nutritional Concepts
Motor Learning
Research Methods: Introduction to Concepts and Analyses
Applied Exercise Physiology – Strength Training
Applied Strength Coaching Practicum I
Applied Strength Coaching Practicum II
Motor Learning
Principles of Management
Pick one of the following sequences:
Theory and Practice in Coaching Sports
and Psychology of Coaching
Personal Selling
and Entrepreneurship
Total Hours18

Clinical Exercise Physiology Concentration

HPE 410Health Promotion3
HPE 420Health and Aging3
HPE 494Exercise Prescription for Moderate Risk and Known Disease Individuals3
HPE 496Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and ECG Interpretation3
HPE 496LCardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and ECG Interpretation Laboratory1
Select one from the following courses:3
Athletic Training and Conditioning
Consumer Health
Public Health
Drugs in Society
Motor Learning
Research Methods: Introduction to Concepts and Analyses
Total Hours16

Preprofessional Studies Concentration

CH 111General Chemistry3
CH 111LGeneral Chemistry Laboratory1
CH 112General Chemistry3
CH 112LGeneral Chemistry Laboratory1
PH 241General Physics I4
PH 242General Physics II4
Select one from the following courses:3
Motor Learning
Research Methods: Introduction to Concepts and Analyses
Exercise Prescription for Moderate Risk and Known Disease Individuals
Total Hours19