Major in Exercise Science
This major has been designed to address the basic standards for the professional preparation of exercise science students.
These standards provide the undergraduate student with entry-level skills and knowledge to function in a wide range of employment opportunities. The University’s exercise science program provides a foundation for employment in corporate or hospital settings, health and wellness intervention programs, health clubs and other health-related careers.
Many exercise science graduates pursue graduate study in exercise physiology, medicine, nutrition, occupational therapy, physical therapy and health promotion.
Exercise Science Major Requirements
- KIN 200 Lifestyle for Health and Wellness (.50 credit)
- KIN 204 Emergency Procedures (.50 credit)
- KIN 250 Substance Use and Abuse in Society (.50 credit)
- KIN 306 Nutrition
- KIN 310 Functional Anatomy
- KIN 320 Human Physiology
- KIN 340 Exercise Physiology (Prerequisite: KIN 320)
- KIN 420 Biomechanics (Prerequisite: KIN 310)
- KIN 450 Clinical Internship
- KIN 462 Exercise Testing and Prescription (Prerequisite: KIN 340)
- KIN 490 Research Methods in Exercise Science (Prerequisite: MTH 345 or PSY 355 and KIN 340)
- MTH 345 Elementary Statistics or PSY 355 Statistics for Scientific Research