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 201Introduction to Exercise Science3
EXR 212Medical Terminology3
EXR 222Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Physiology3
EXR 233Personal Health and Wellness3
EXR 301Motor Learning3
EXR 302Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries3
EXR 325Evidence-Based Research Concepts3
EXR 329Kinesiology and Biomechanics3
EXR 331Physiology of Exercise and Sport4
EXR 352Health Promotion and Disease Prevention3
EXR 483Seminar in Exercise Science3
EXR 498Senior Exit Assessment0
MLS 225Nutrition3
Required Courses; Health and Fitness Track
EXR 363Exercise and Sport Psychology4
EXR 375Principles of Strength and Conditioning4
EXR 412Exercise Management for Special Populations3
EXR 451Exercise Testing and Prescription3
IPL 300ECCE: Internship Applied Learning 12-12
EXR Electives12
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
CHE 141General Chemistry I4
or CHE 124 General Chemistry for the Health Professions
COM 112Oral Communication3
ENG 101Rhetoric and College Writing3
ENG 102College Writing and Civic Engagement3
MAT 111Quantitative Reasoning3
MAT 121Applied Statistics3
PSY 201Principles Of Psychology3
SOA 101Introduction to Sociology3
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 6
Total Hours123-133