Curriculum and Degree Requirements

Exercise Physiology (BS)

Distribution Requirements and Co-requisites: 56 credit-hours

As a major in Exercise Physiology, you will be required to complete 24 credit hours in science and mathematics, bringing you above the University's distribution requirements of 45 credit-hours. Courses listed as specifically required are shown below each subject area and must be completed with a grade of C or better.

Theology and Philosophy: 9 credit-hours
THE 201Theology: Faiths, Beliefs and Traditions(3)
PHI 220Introduction to Philosophy(3)
Written and Oral Communication: 9 credit-hours
ENG 111First Year Composition & Rhetoric(3)
ENG 112 OR 210Techniques of Research or Writing About Literature(3)
SPE 101 OR COM 104 OR
TH 155
Science and Mathematics: 24 credit-hours
BIO 220/ 220LIntroduction to Human Anatomy and Laboratory(4)
BIO 240/ 240LIntroduction to Human Physiology and Laboratory(5)
CHE 152/ 152LIntroduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry & Laboratory(4)
PHY 151/ 151LIntroductory Physics & Laboratory(4)
SES 361/ 361LExercise Physiology and Laboratory (counted in Distribution)(4)
MAT 109Precalculus Mathematics 1(3)
Social and Behavioral Sciences: 9 credit-hours
PSY 281Introduction to Psychology(3)
6 credit hours from university approved distribution list(6)
Humanities and Fine Arts: 9 credit-hours
9 credit hours from university approved distribution list(9)
SES Core Requirements: 22 credit-hours
SES 212/212LEmergency Response and Laboratory(2)
SES 210Foundations of Sport & Exercise Sciences(3)
SES 270Concepts of Fitness & Wellness(3)
SES 337Introduction to Exercise Psychology(3)
SES 340Adapted Physical Activity, Recreation & Sport(3)
SES 480Contemporary Issues and Ethics in Sport & Exercise Sciences(3)
Exercise Physiology Major Requirements: 39 credit-hours
CS 180Digital Literacy(3)
SES 332Applied Exercise Technique & Injury Prevention(3)
SES 320/ 320LKinesiology & Laboratory(4)
SES 330Nutrition for Physical Performance(3)
SES 370 / 370LFitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription and Laboratory(4)
SES 441 / 441LClinical Exercise Physiology and Laboratory(4)
SES 463Applied Physiology of Strength and Conditioning(3)
SES 486Practicum in Exercise Physiology(3)
SES 499Internship in Exercise Physiology(6)
SES 465Organizational Leadership and Management(3)
SES 469Directed Readings in Exercise Physiology(3)

Electives: 3 credit-hours
SES 326Principles of Motor Learning 3 credits
SES 335Introduction to Sports Psychology 3 credits
SES 341 Psychology of injury 3 credits
SES 479 Directed Research in Exercise Physiology

Degree Total (Exercise Science, BS): 120 Credit-Hours

Pre-Physical Therapy and Pre-Medicine Options:

Course adjustments for chemistry and physics requirements are available for the pre-physical therapy and pre-medicine options.