Exercise Science

The Exercise Science Concentration is a science based program that prepares students for a wide variety of health professions. With the appropriate pre-requisites, students with an Exercise Science Degree can enter graduate programs for health professions such as (but not limited to) Dietetics, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant. Graduates in Exercise Science are also immediately eligible for certifications in strength and conditioning, personal training, and other health related careers. This is a highly applicable degree in the rapidly growing field of health sciences.


BIO 231-233 Human Anatomy & Physiology I-III
HHP 131 Professional Careers and Foundations in HHP
HHP 312 Measurement & Evaluation in Physical Activity & Health
HHP 350 Behavior Change Theory

Exercise Science Concentration

EXS 321 Applied Anatomy
EXS 322 Biomechanics
EXS 323 Physiology of Exercise I
EXS 311 Sports Psychology
EXS 423 Sports Skills Analysis
EXS 451 Physiology of Exercise II
EXS 452 Physical Activity in Disease Prevention
EXS 453 Motor Learning & Control
EXS 455 Applied Exercise Programming

(pick 3 credits from the following)

CH 351 Introduction to Community Health
EXS 333 Environmental Exercise Physiology
HHP 496 Capstone/Research