Exercise Science Major Requirements

Major in Exercise Science

Required:

•  ESS 101: Emergency Care
•  ESS 102: Foundations in Exercise Science
•  ESS 211: History of Sport and Fitness
•  ESS 212: Group Fitness Leadership
•  ESS 306: Nutrition
•  ESS 307: Nutrition II
•  ESS 311: Exercise Testing and Prescription
•  ESS 312: Exercise for Special Populations
•  ESS 313: Measurement and Evaluation in Health and Physical Education
•  ESS 391: Professional Practice in Exercise Science
•  ESS 350: Practicum
•  ESS 491: Capstone in Exercise Science
•  ATR 389: Principles of Strength & Conditioning
•  HSC 477: Kinesiology and Biomechanics of Exercise
•  HSC 487:Exercise Physiology
•  MTH 119: Statistics
•  Either BIO 121 & 122: Intro to Human Anatomy I & II OR BIO 363 & 364: Human Anatomy and Physiology I & II
•  ATR 213: Anatomy for Orthopedic Assessment
•  HSC 150: Medical Terminology

Recommended electives:

•  ESS 240: Community Health
•  ESS 317: Early Movement Experiences
•  PSY 212: Sport Psychology


This does not replace official academic requirements in the university catalog. Enrolled students will work their faculty advisor to ensure they meet all the requirements of their major. 

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