To apply to Barry's undergraduate program in Exercise Physiology, you must first apply for admission to Barry University. Upon admission to Barry University, you can be granted interim acceptance into the Exercise Physiology program. Once you have met all Interim Acceptance Requirements or achieved Junior status (completed 60 credits applicable to your degree), you can apply for full acceptance to the Exercise Physiology major.
The School of Human Performance and Leisure Sciences has implemented this 2-step process to help ensure your success and to ensure that graduates of the program will leave Barry as qualified, competent professionals. The steps in this application process are outlined below.
Application to Barry University
To apply to Barry University, you must submit the following to the Office of Admissions:
- A completed undergraduate application. This application can be electronically submitted.
- Application fee of US $30. Please make your nonrefundable application fee payable to Barry University
- Official high school transcripts and all college/university transcripts
- Official SAT I or ACT scores
- If you are an international student whose first language is not English, you must also submit a TOEFL score. Educational records - transcripts, record of marks, school-leaving examinations - must be accompanied by certified English translations if in a language other than English.
Requirements for Full Acceptance to the Exercise Physiology Major:
Once you have satisfied all the Sport and Exercise Sciences (SES) Interim Acceptance requirements, you should apply for Full Acceptance to the major. Full acceptance status is required prior to enrolling in SES 486 Practicum. You will be eligible for full acceptance to the Exercise Physiology Major when the following requirements have been met:
- You have achieved junior status (completed at least 60 hours applicable to the degree) or fulfilled all Sport and Exercise Sciences Interim Acceptance requirements.
- You have declared Exercise Physiology as your major.
- You have passed Biology 230 (Human Anatomy), Biology 240 (Human Physiology), Chemistry 152 (Intro. To Organic and Biological Chemistry & Lab), Physics 151 (Introductory Physics & Lab), SES 210 (Foundations of Sport & Exercise Science), SES 270 (Concepts of Fitness and Wellness), or equivalent courses, with a grade of C or better.
- You have achieved a 2.5 CUM GPA and a 2.5 Average GPA in all SES and major courses attempted.
- You have obtained the recommendation of your advisor and the Coordinator of the Exercise Physiology Program, as well as the SES Faculty Review Panel.