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 34
Nutrition
Introduction to Exercise Science
Medical Terminology
Personal Health and Wellness
Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
Motor Learning
Evidence-Based Research Concepts
Kinesiology and Biomechanics
Physiology of Exercise and Sport
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Seminar in Exercise Science
Required Courses; Health and Fitness Track 22
Exercise and Sport Psychology
Principles of Strength and Conditioning
Exercise Management for Special Populations
Exercise Testing and Prescription
ECCE: Internship Applied Learning 1
EXR Electives (6 hours)
Other Required Courses (General Education, Prerequisites, ECCE Requirements)67
Basics of Human Anatomy and Physiology I
and Basics of Human Anatomy and Physiology II
General Chemistry I
Oral Communication
Rhetoric and College Writing
College Writing and Civic Engagement
Quantitative Reasoning
Applied Statistics
Principles Of Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Freshman Seminar (Humanities or Social Science) (3 hours)
Comparative Societies (Humanities or Social Science) (3 hours)
Humanities (3 hours)
Visual/Creative/Performing Arts (Humanities) (3 hours)
ECCE (Speaker Series, Global Awareness, US Communities, Engagement Experience Electives) (7 hours)
Electives (15 hours)
Total Hours123
1

Fulfills the ECCE Engagement Experience requirement