College of Education and Health Professions
Degree Program Course Requirements


For general degree requirements, see the College of Education and
the General Degree Requirements pages.

Bachelor of Science
Exercise Science

Area A Essential Skills Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
Select one of the following courses:
MATH 1001
MATH 1101
MATH 1111
MATH 1113
MATH 1125
MATH 1131

Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4-5 *
COMM 1110
Select two of the following courses:
ITDS 1125/ITDS 1779/ITDS 2726/ITDS 2727/ITDS 2735/ITDS 2746/ITDS 2748/ITDS 2749/ITDS 2755
OR
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105 / LEAD 1705 / LIBR 1105 / POLS 2401 / HIST 1111/HIST 1112 /Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002/Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.
Note: the extra hour may be used as an elective.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/ITDS 2125/PHIL 2010
Select one of the following fine arts courses:
ARTH 1100 / ITDS 1145* / MUSC 1100 / THEA 1100
*ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 10-11
Select one science course with a lab; the other course may be lab or non-lab:
ANTH 1145 (no lab); ASTR 1105/1305 (lab optional); ASTR 1106/1305 ; BIOL 1215K (lab included); BIOL 1125 (no lab); BIOL 1225K (lab included); CHEM 1151/1151L; CHEM 1152/1152L; CHEM 1211/1211L; CHEM 1212/1212L; ENVS 1105/1105L (lab optional); GEOL 1110 (no lab); GEOL 1112/1112L; GEOL 1121 (lab included); GEOL 1122/1322; GEOL 2225 (lab included); PHYS 1111/1311; PHYS 1112/1312; PHYS 1125/1325 (lab optional); PHYS 2211/2311; PHYS 2212/2312
Select one of the following courses or a science course from above:
CPSC 1105; CPSC 1301/ 1301L; GEOG 2215; MATH 1113; MATH 1125; MATH 1131; MATH 1132; MATH 1165; MATH 2125; PHIL 2500; STAT 1127

Area E Social Sciences Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112

Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
ECON 2105/ECON 2106 / PHIL 2030 / PSYC 1101 / SOCI 1101
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
ANTH 1105/ANTH 1107/ANTH 2105/ANTH 2136 / ENGL 2136 / GEOG 1101 / HIST 1111/HIST 1112 / ITDS 1146/ITDS 1156

Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3
PHED 1205
Select any one PEDS course.

Area F Courses Related to Major Required Hours: 18 **
BIOL 2221 Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
BIOL 2222 Human Anatomy and Physiology 2

EXSC 2105 Weight Control
ITDS 2106 Medical Terminology
Advisor Approved Elective
Math/Science Advisor approval required

Area G Program Requirements Required Hours: 30 **
EXSC 1105 Intro to Exercise Science
EXSC 2107 Exercise Leadership
EXSC 3105 Principles of Nutrition
EXSC 3135 Kinesiology
EXSC 4131 Basic Exercise Physiology
EXSC 4133 Exercise Prescription for Special Populations
EXSC 4135 Exercise Risk Identification
EXSC 4137 Nutritional Bases Human Perform
EXSC 4146 Testing, Measurement, and Evaluation in EXSC
EXSC 4232 Exercise Testing and Prescription

Area H Advisor Approved Program Electives Required Hours: 15 **
15 hours of upper division courses (3000 or higher)
Select from:
EXSC 4331 Basic Exercise Physiology Lab
EXSC 4698 Internship
EXSC 5135 Program Design in Exercise Science
EXSC 5545 Selected Topics in Exercise Science
EXSC 4899 Independent Study
Or other as approved by advisor.

Area I: General Electives Required Hours: 15


Total Hours Required: 123

* Students with 7 semester hours in science requirement in Area D must take 2 seminars in Area B. Students with 8 semester hours in science in requirement in Area D need to take only one seminar in Area B.

** A grade of "C" or better is required for any EXSC course and all of Areas F, G, and H courses.

Note: Students must have a minimum of 39 semester hours numbered 3000 or above.