Exercise Science, Bachelor of Science

Program Requirements for Exercise Science Majors

(82-83 credits)

The Exercise Science program provides students with expertise in acute and chronic changes to the body with exercise, requiring coursework in anatomy, physiology, chemistry, exercise physiology, nutrition, research methods, disease prevention, and exercise testing and prescription. The degree culminates in two semesters of practicum experience, providing students with hands-on experience in their future careers.

Exercise Science majors must attain a minimum QPA of 2.50 in the major program to graduate. Students who do not meet these requirements will not be admitted into the program. Students must receive a “C” or better in the following courses.

Major courses (82-83 credits):

Skills:

ATES 115Basic Aquatics

1

ATES 201Team Sports

2

ATES 202Recreational Sports

2

ATES 204Teaching Group Exercise

2

Sciences:

BIOL 114Microbiology for the Healthcare?Professional

3

BIOL 114LMicrobiology for the Healthcare?Professional Lab

1

BIOL 121Anatomy and Physiology I

3

BIOL 121LAnatomy and Physiology I Laboratory

1

BIOL 122Anatomy and Physiology II

3

BIOL 122LAnatomy and Physiology II Laboratory

1

CHEM 121Principles of Chemistry

3

CHEM 121LPrinciples of Chemistry Lab

1

 

MATH 155Statistics for Behavioral/Social Science

3

Or

MATH 220Introduction to Probability and?Statistics

3

Exercise Science Theory

ATES 210Anatomical Concepts in ATES

1

ATES 215Introduction to Sports Medicine

3

ATES 221Kinesiology and Applied Anatomy

3

ATES 225Physiology of Exercise

3

ATES 225LPhysiology of Exercise Laboratory

1

ATES 236Research in Exercise Science

3

PSYC 439Introduction to Sports Psychology

3

ATES 324Motor Learning and Movement Education

2

ATES 360Exercise Testing and Prescription

3

ATES 360LExercise Test & Prescription L

1

ATES 380Exercise and Disease Prevention

3

ATES 424Organization and Administration of?Physical Education

3

ATES 440Advanced Exercise Physiology

3

ATES 457Sports and Recreation Management

3

ATES 475Clinical Exercise Physiology

3

ATES 480AExercise Science Practicum

3

ATES 480BExercise Science Practicum

3

ATES 495Senior Seminar in Exercise Science

1

Nutrition:

ND 112Nutrition I

3

ND 213Nutrition II

3

ND 331Sports Nutrition in Health Promotion

3

*Electives (6)

BUS 111Principles of Marketing

3

BUS 123Management and Career Options

3

BUS 131Accounting I

3

BUS 425Entrepreneurship and Small Business?Operations

3

*Graduate level courses SNES 509 or SNES 510 may be selected by those academically prepared under University policy and with the permission of the Chairperson.