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Exercise Science Suggested Four-Year Academic Plan

120 credit hours are required for a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science. This major is an interdisciplinary program that includes coursework in anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, physical education, and psychology. The program concludes with a career-oriented internship and capstone in Exercise Science. Students should use academic planning to schedule and track their degree progress. Detailed course information can be found in the academic catalog.

Suggested four-year academic plan for the major (courses required in the major are in bold)

Please consult with your academic advisor prior to course selection.

Semester 1 Credit Hours
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing 3
EXSC 130: Intro to Exercise Science 3
MATH 112 or 135: Intro to Statistics 3 or4
PSYCH 101: Intro to Psychology 3
TRANS 100: Transitions 1
PE 112: Health and Fitness 2
Semester 2 Credit Hours
COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals 3
FYS 175: First Year Seminar 3
GE Social Science Course 3
PE 120: First Aid and Athletic Injury 3
EXSC 210: Motor Behavior 3
Semester 3 Credit Hours
BIO 202: Human Anatomy 4
EXSC 275: Exercise Physiology for Sport
EXSC 275 Lab
3
1
GE Social Science Course 3
EXSC 203/PE 124: Nutrition for Sport/Health or Nutrition Across Lifespan 3
EXSC Elective 3
Semester 4 Credit Hours
EXSC Elective 3
PHIL 140: The Examined LIfe 3
GE Fine Arts Course 3
GE Religious Studies Course 3
BIOL 203: Human Physiology with lab 4
Semester 5 Credit Hours
GE History Course 3
PSYCH 300: Statistics for Social Sciences 3
200 Level Philosophy Course 3
EXSC 327: Measures and Evaluation 3
Elective or course for a minor 3
Semester 6 Credit Hours
PSYCH 335: Sports Psychology 3
EXSC 319: Kinesiology 3
GE Diversity Studies Course 3
PSYCH 301: Research Methods 3
Elective or course for minor 3
Semester 7 Credit Hours
EXSC 390: EXSC Senior Seminar 2
EXSC 366: Strength and Conditioning Theory 3
GE History Course 3
GE Global Studies Course 3
Elective or course for a minor 3
Semester 8 Credit Hours
EXSC 380: Exercise Science Internship 2
EXSC 385: Program Design for Sport 3
Elective or course for a minor 3
Elective or course for a minor 3
Elective or course for a minor 3