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B.S. in Exercise Science – Traditional / Pre-Professional Concentration (60 Credits)

Exercise Science Core Requirements (28 credits)

  • BIO 1399. Introduction to Biological Principles and Literature (4)
  • PHS/BIO 2060/2061. Human Physiology/Lab (3/1)
  • ANA/BIO 2070/2071. Human Anatomy/Lab (3/1)
  • EXS 2100. Analysis and Critique of Scientific Literature (4)
  • EPY 2200. Exercise Physiology (4)
  • BMC 2300. Biomechanics (4)
  • EXS 3200. Exercise Testing and Prescription (4)

 Preparatory Requirements (16 credits)

  • CHM 1010/1011. General Chemistry I/Lab (3/1)
  • CHM 1020/1021. General Chemistry II/Lab (3/1)
  • PHY 1510/1511. Physics I/Lab (3/1)
  • PHY 1520/1521. Physics II/Lab (3/1)

Concentration Electives (16 credits):  Choose at least four courses from the following list:

  • ANA/BIO 4100. Human Microanatomy (4)
  • ANA/BIO 4900. Advanced Human Anatomy (4)
  • BMC 3300. Advanced Biomechanics (4)
  • BMC 3700. Motor Control (4)
  • BMC 3775. Experimental Lab Techniques in Biomechanics (4)
  • BMC 4300. Biomechanics of Daily Living (4)
  • BMC 4350. Occupational Biomechanics (4)
  • BMC 4700. Biomechanics of Injury (4)
  • EPY 4800. Exercise Metabolism (4)
  • EPY 4825.  Cellular Exercise Physiology (4)
  • EPY 4850. Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology (4)
  • EPY 4875. Muscle Physiology (4)
  • EPY 4900. Environmental Exercise Physiology (4)
  • EXS 3000. Evidence Based Tests and Measures for the Health Sciences (2)
  • EXS 3100. Research Methods in Exercise Science (4)
  • EXS 3125. Statistics in the Health Sciences (4)
  • EXS 3750. Strength and Conditioning (4)
  • EXS 3900. Technical Proficiency and Advanced Program Design (4)
  • EXS 4111. Undergraduate Research Experience (1–4)
  • EXS 4444. Independent Study (1– 4)
  • EXS 4810-4815. Practicum (1–4)
  • NTR 3175. Advanced Nutrition for the Health Science Professional (4)
  • NTR 4275. Sport Nutrition (4)
  • NTR 4375. Nutritional and Exercise Biochemistry I (Catabolic Processes) (4)
  • NTR 4385. Nutritional and Exercise Biochemistry II (Anabolic Processes) (4)
  • WEL 4200. Exercise and Aging (4)
  • WEL 4400. Health Behavior Change (4)
  • WEL 4600. Sociocultural Aspects of Obesity (4)
  • WEL 4650. Physical Activity Epidemiology (4)
  • WEL/WGS 4475. Culture of Fitness (4)
  • WEL/WGS 4675. Body and Identity (4)

B.S. in Exercise Science– Biomechanics Concentration (60 Credits)

 Exercise Science Core Requirements (28 credits)

  • BIO 1399. Introduction to Biological Principles and Literature (4)
  • PHS/BIO 2060/2061. Human Physiology/Lab (3/1)
  • ANA/BIO 2070/2071. Human Anatomy/Lab (3/1)
  • EXS 2100. Analysis and Critique of Scientific Literature (4)
  • EPY 2200. Exercise Physiology (4)
  • BMC 2300. Biomechanics (4)
  • EXS 3200. Exercise Testing and Prescription (4)

Preparatory Requirements (12 credits)

  • MTH 1410. Calculus I (4)
  • PHY 2010. Fundamentals of Physics I (4)
  • BMC 3300. Advanced Biomechanics (4)

Concentration Electives (20 credits):  Choose at least 20 credits  from the following list:  

  • MTH 1420. Calculus II (4)
  • PHY 2020. Fundamentals of Physics II (4)
  • PHY 3110. Classical Mechanics (4)
  • EXS 3125. Statistics in the Health Sciences (4)
  • EXS 3750. Strength and Conditioning (4)
  • EXS 3900. Technical Proficiency and Advanced Program Design (4)
  • BMC 3775. Experimental Lab Techniques in Biomechanics (4)
  • BMC 3785. Introduction to MATLAB (4)
  • BMC 3700. Motor Control (4)
  • EXS 4111. Undergraduate Research Experience (1–4)
  • BMC 4300. Biomechanics of Daily Living (4)
  • BMC 4350. Occupational Biomechanics (4)
  • BMC 4700. Biomechanics of Injury (4)
  • ANA/BIO 4900. Advanced Human Anatomy (4)

 B.S. in Exercise Science— Exercise Physiology Concentration (63 Credits)

Exercise Science Core Requirements (28 credits)

  • BIO 1399. Introduction to Biological Principles and Literature (4)
  • PHS/BIO 2060/2061. Human Physiology/Lab (3/1)
  • ANA/BIO 2070/2071. Human Anatomy/Lab (3/1)
  • EXS 2100. Analysis and Critique of Scientific Literature (4)
  • EPY 2200. Exercise Physiology (4)
  • BMC 2300. Biomechanics (4)
  • EXS 3200. Exercise Testing and Prescription (4)

Preparatory Requirements (19 credits)

  • BCH 3220. Biochemistry I (3)
  • CHM 1010/1011. General Chemistry I/Lab (3/1)
  • CHM 1020/1021. General Chemistry II/Lab (3/1)
  • CHM 2510/2011. Organic Chemistry I/Lab (3/1)
  • CHM 2520/2021. Organic Chemistry II/Lab (3/1)

Concentration Electives (16 credits):  Choose at least 16 credits from the following list:

  • BCH 3320. Biochemistry II (4)
  • EXS 3100. Research Methods in Exercise Science (4)
  • EXS 3125. Statistics in the Health Sciences (4)
  • EXS 3750. Strength and Conditioning (4)
  • EXS 4111. Undergraduate Research Experience (1–4)
  • EPY 4800. Exercise Metabolism (4)
  • EPY 4825. Cellular Exercise Physiology (4)
  • EPY 4850. Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology (4)
  • EPY 4875. Muscle Physiology (4)
  • EPY 4900. Environmental Exercise Physiology (4)
  • NTR 3175. Advanced Nutrition for the Health Science Professional (4)
  • NTR 4275. Sports Nutrition (4)
  • NTR 4375.  Nutritional and Exercise Biochemistry I (Catabolic Processes) (4)
  • NTR 4385. Nutritional and Exercise Biochemistry II (Anabolic Processes) (4)
  • WEL 4200. Exercise and Aging (4)

B.S. in Exercise Science— Health and Wellness Concentration (44 Credits)

Exercise Science Core Requirements (28 credits)

  • BIO 1399. Introduction to Biological Principles and Literature (4)
  • PHS/BIO 2060/2061. Human Physiology/Lab (3/1)
  • ANA/BIO 2070/2071. Human Anatomy/Lab (3/1)
  • EXS 2100. Analysis and Critique of Scientific Literature (4)
  • EPY 2200. Exercise Physiology (4)
  • BMC 2300. Biomechanics (4)
  • EXS 3200. Exercise Testing and Prescription (4)

Concentration Electives (16 credits):  Choose at least four courses from the following list:

  • WEL 4200. Exercise and Aging (4)
  • WEL 4400. Health Behavior Change (4)
  • WEL 4600. Sociocultural Aspects of Obesity (4)
  • WEL 4650. Physical Activity Epidemiology (4)
  • WEL/WGS-4475. Culture of Fitness (4)
  • WEL/WGS 4675. Body and Identity (4)

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