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 20 credit hours in science and mathematics, bringing you above the University's distribution requirements of 45 credit-hours. (Courses specifically required are listed below each subject area with a double asterisk (**) and must be completed with a grade of C or better. In addition, all SES majors and Business minor courses require a grade of C or better).

Theology and Philosophy: 9 credit-hours
THE 201Faiths, Beliefs and Traditions(3)
PHI 220Intro. to Philosophy(3)
Written and Oral Communication: 9 credit-hours
**ENG 111First Year Literature and Composition(3)
**ENG 112 OR 210Techniques of Research or Intro to Literature(3)
SPE 101 OR COM 104 OR
TH 155
Science and Mathematics: 20 credit-hours
** BIO 220/ 220LIntro to Human Anatomy and Laboratory(4)
** BIO 240/ 240LIntro. to Human Physiology and Laboratory(5)
** CHE 152/ 152LIntro. to Organic & Biological Chemistry & Laboratory(4)
** PHY 151/ 151LIntroductory Physics & Laboratory(4)
** MAT 109Pre-Calculus I(3)
Social and Behavioral Sciences: 9 credit-hours
** PSY 281Introduction to Psychology(3)

6 credit hours from university approved distribution list

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 Lab(2)
SES 210Foundations of Sport & Exercise Sciences(3)
SES 270Concepts of Fitness & Wellness(3)
SES 337Exercise Psychology (3)
SES 340Adapted Physical Activity, Sport & Recreation(3)
SES 361/ 361LExercise Physiology and Laboratory(4)
SES 480Contemporary Issues & Ethics in Sport(3)
Exercise Physiology Major Requirements: 39 credit-hours
CS 180Intro to Computers(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 463Directed Readings(3)

Electives: 3 credit-hours
Recommended Courses:
SES 326Principles of Motor Learning(3)
SES 335Intro to Sport Psychology(3)
SES 479Directed Research in Exercise Physiology(3)
SES 485Legal Issues in Sport and Exercise Physiology(3)

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.