Exercise Science Health and Fitness Track

Students in this track are immersed in the science of movement and learn a variety of skills used in health and fitness related occupations, such as health coach, personal fitness trainer, strength and conditioning specialist or serving as an exercise specialist in corporate wellness, health education, or cardiopulmonary rehabilitation.

Required Core Courses
EXR 201 Introduction to Exercise Science 3
MLS 225 Nutrition 3
EXR 212 Medical Terminology 3
EXR 233 Personal Health and Wellness 3
EXR 302 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries 3
EXR 301 Motor Learning 3
EXR 325 Evidence-Based Research Concepts 3
EXR 329 Kinesiology and Biomechanics 3
EXR 331 Physiology of Exercise and Sport 4
EXR 352 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 3
EXR 483 Seminar in Exercise Science 3
Required Courses; Health and Fitness Track
EXR 363 Exercise and Sport Psychology 4
EXR 375 Principles of Strength and Conditioning 4
EXR 412 Exercise Management for Special Populations 3
EXR 451 Exercise Testing and Prescription 3
IPL 300 ECCE: Internship Applied Learning 1 2-12
EXR Electives 6
Other Required Courses (General Education, Prerequisites, ECCE Requirements)
BIO 201
BIO 202
Basics of Human Anatomy and Physiology I
and Basics of Human Anatomy and Physiology II
8
CHE 141 General Chemistry I 4
or CHE 124 General Chemistry for the Health Professions
COM 112 Oral Communication 3
ENG 101 Rhetoric and College Writing 3
ENG 102 College Writing and Civic Engagement 3
MAT 111 Quantitative Reasoning 3
MAT 121 Applied Statistics 3
PSY 201 Principles Of Psychology 3
SOA 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
Freshman Seminar (Humanities or Social Science) 3
Comparative Societies (Humanities or Social Science) 3
Humanities 3
Visual/Creative/Performing Arts (Humanities) 3
ECCE (Speaker Series, Global Awareness, US Communities, Engagement Experience Electives) 7
Electives 15
Total Hours 123