Exercise Science

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The exercise science major is very rigorous. An inquisitive mind and a strong background in math and science is required to successfully complete this program.

Requirements for a Major in Exercise Science Degree Program, Bachelor of Science 

Grade of C or better required for BIOL 202, BIOL 204, and all KIN courses for this major.

+BIOL 199 General Biology I: Foundations of Living Systems (4 credits)
BIOL 200 General Biology II: Functioning of Living Systems (4 credits)
BIOL 202 Human Anatomy & Physiology (4 credits)
BIOL 204 Advanced Human Anatomy & Physiology (4 credits)
+CHEM 105 General Chemistry I (4 credits)
CHEM 106 General Chemistry II (4 credits) 
+PHYS 203 College Physics I (4 credits) 
PHYS 204 College Physics II (4 credits)
+STAT 213 Applied Statistical Reasoning for the Sciences

+KIN 149 Wellness Concepts (1 credit)
+KIN 206 First Aid/CPR (1 credit)
KIN 215 Basic Athletic Training (2 credits)
KIN 260 Motor Learning (2 credits)
KIN 282 Exercise and Aging 
WI-KIN 340 Nutrition Concepts
KIN 341 Exercise Pharmacology and Sport Nutrition
KIN 350 Scientific Principles of Strength and Conditioning
KIN 361 Kinesiology
WI-KIN 390 Exercise Physiology 
KIN 406 Exercise Prescription and Program Design OR [KIN 440 Senior Research I (2 credits) and KIN 441 Senior Research II (2 credits)

Choose one:
PSYC 355 Brain and Behavior
PSYC 360 Behavioral Pharmacology
PSYC 402 Psychology of Sensation and Perception
PYSC 403 Behavioral Neuroscience (4 credits)

Choose one:
KIN 258 Principles and Methods in Personal Training (2 credits)
KIN 275 Methods in Group Fitness Leadership (2 credits)
KIN 392 Exercise Testing for Healthy and Special Populatoins (2 credits)

+ = satisfies a general education requirement
WI = writing intensive