Dec 11, 2023  
2014-2015 General Catalog 

Exercise Science, B.S.

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Exercise Science

The Exercise Science degree is designed to provide students with knowledge and training that qualifies them for additional education through graduate studies and prepares them for careers related to the fitness, wellness, and sport industries. Pre-allied health science, pre-physical therapy and physician assistant students may find this a viable undergraduate major. Other careers pertaining to this degree include: personal trainers, health fitness specialists, program directors, and fitness coordinators. Those wishing to teach and coach in the public schools should enroll in the Teaching/Coaching program to ensure proper progress toward obtaining teaching licensure.

General Education Core

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  • Core Course Requirements 16-17 credits
  • Knowledge Areas Requirements 16 credits (must take PE 1098 , BIOL 1020 /BIOL 1025 )

University Requirements

NOTE: As of 7/12/2019, students pursuing this bachelor’s degree are no longer required to complete the Experiential Education Requirement courses for graduation.

Experiential Education Requirement - EDGE (1-3 Credits)

Complete One Track:

Original Project Track (3 Credits)

Students create a project of their own design 

Select Project Track (2 Credits)

Students select a project from the designated list 

Degree Requirements

BS Degree  Math or Science minimum requirement (12 credits)


**Must either take the class or have current card of completion at graduation.

Total Course Work for Exercise Science: 44 Credits

Course Electives from other programs or departments: 40 credits

Other Electives (includes completing B.A./B.S. requirement) 40 credits

Total Credits, B.S. degree: 120-121

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