Academic Catalog

Exercise Science - B.S.

This B.S. degree requires 60 liberal arts credits out of the 120 credits required for graduation.

Summary

Exercise Science Major Requirements72-87
Integrative Core Curriculum and Electives 133-48
Total Credits120
Exercise Science Core Requirements
EXSS 12000Anatomy and Physiology I4
EXSS 12100Anatomy and Physiology II4
EXSS 12500Foundations of Human Performance and Wellness2
EXSS 20200Sport and Exercise Psychology3
EXSS 22000Kinesiology4
EXSS 24600Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries3
EXSS 30600Biomechanical Principles of Human Movement4
EXSS 32000Neuromuscular Control3
EXSS 32100Exercise Physiology4
EXSS 37500Research Methods in Exercise and Sport Sciences (ICC-WI)3
Physics course:
PHYS 10100Introduction to Physics I4
Nutrition course:
HLTH 20200Human Nutrition3
Statistics course (choose one):3-4
Statistics for Business, Economics and Management
Statistics for the Health, Life, and Social Sciences
Basic Statistical Reasoning
Statistics in Psychology
Total Credits44-45

Medical Sciences Concentration

EXSS 47500Research Team I: Exercise and Sport Sciences3
EXSS 47700Research Team II3
Math Elective4
Finite Mathematics with Calculus
Applied Calculus
Calculus I
Medical Science Electives20
Total Credits30-42

Medical Science Electives

Biology Elective8
Biology Track 1
Fundamentals of Biology: Cells and Bodies
and Fundamentals of Biology: Ecology and Evolution
Biology Track 2
Principles of Biology, Cell and Molecular
and Principles of Biology, Ecology and Evolution
Chemistry Elective
Chemistry Track 18
Principles of Chemistry
and Principles of Chemistry Laboratory
Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry
and Chemistry Laboratory
Chemistry Track 216
Principles of Chemistry
and Principles of Chemistry Laboratory
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
Quantitative Chemistry
and Quantitative Chemistry Laboratory
Physics Elective
Select one of the following options:4-8
Introduction to Physics II
Momentum, Energy, and Heat
Momentum, Energy, and Heat
and Classical Fields: Gravity, Electricity, & Magnetism

Sport Sciences Concentration

EXSS 47500Research Team I: Exercise and Sport Sciences3
EXSS 47700Research Team II3
Math Elective4
Finite Mathematics with Calculus
Applied Calculus
Calculus I
Restricted Electives or a Minor18
Total Credits28

Restricted Electives

Any Combination of 18 Credits:
EXSS 26200Personal Training3
EXSS 26400Strength and Conditioning Foundations3
EXSS 30200Psychology of Injury in Sport and Exercise3
EXSS 40400Leadership and Team Building in Exercise and Sport3
EXSS 40500Applied Techniques in Sport Psychology3
EXSS 42100Advanced Study in Exercise Physiology3
EXSS 42200Exercise and Rehabilitation Psychology3
EXSS 44700Pathophysiology, Limited Capacity and Exercise3
BIOL 11900Fundamentals of Biology: Cells and Bodies4
BIOL 12000Fundamentals of Biology: Ecology and Evolution4
BIOL 12100Principles of Biology, Cell and Molecular4
BIOL 12200Principles of Biology, Ecology and Evolution4
CHEM 11200Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry3
CHEM 12100
CHEM 12200
Principles of Chemistry
and Principles of Chemistry Laboratory
4
CHEM 22100
CHEM 22300
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
4
CHEM 22200
CHEM 22400
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
4
CHEM 23200
CHEM 23300
Quantitative Chemistry
and Quantitative Chemistry Laboratory
4
PHYS 10200Introduction to Physics II4

Strength and Conditioning for Performance and Wellness Concentration

EXSS 17300Fieldwork in Exercise Science I1
EXSS 26200Personal Training3
EXSS 26400Strength and Conditioning Foundations3
EXSS 26500Practicum in Performance and Wellness I1
EXSS 38400Practicum in Performance and Wellness II1
EXSS 38500Practicum in Performance and Wellness III1
EXSS 38600Practicum in Performance and Wellness IV1
EXSS 38700Practicum in Performance and Wellness Testing1
EXSS 39000Advanced Strength and Conditioning 3
EXSS 42100Advanced Study in Exercise Physiology3
EXSS 42200Exercise and Rehabilitation Psychology3
EXSS 44700Pathophysiology, Limited Capacity and Exercise3
EXSS 46600Administration, Mentoring, and Professional Preparation3
EXSS 47000Applied Practice in Strength and Conditioning and Wellness2
EXSS 47300Internship: Strength and Conditioning6
Total Credits35