Exercise Science Physical Therapy Track

This track provides additional courses that help fulfill the requirements of most graduate level allied health programs, such as physical and occupational therapy, physician assistant programs, and other graduate programs such as the Master of Public Health and Athletic Training. The flexibility of this major makes it easy for students to meet their needs and interests for graduate work, while also learning the essentials of Exercise Science.

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; Physical Therapy Track 122-32
Psychology - Life span and Abormal (8 hours)
EXR Electives/Science (14 hours)
PA: Biochemistry; Microbiology w/Lab (7 hours) 2
PT: General Sciences w/Lab (BIO, CHE and ASP) (24 hours) 2
Other Required Courses (Speaker Series, General Education, Prerequisites, ECCE Requirements)68
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
Calculus I
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) (10 hours)
Electives (12 hours)
Total Hours124
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Requirements will be different depending on the graduate-level program that is selected

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Some elective courses will also be used to satisfy Exercise Science program requirements.  Students should work closely with advisor(s) to ensure all program requirements are met.