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Columbus State University

Bachelor of Science Exercise Science

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.
Suggested four year course schedule

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:

Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4-5 *
COMM 1110
Select two of the following courses:

Select one of the following courses:
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:

Select one of the following fine arts courses: *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:

Select one of the following courses or a science course from above:

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:

Select one world cultures course from the following courses:

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 **

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 4899 Independent Study
EXSC 5135 Program Design in Exercise Science
EXSC 5545 Selected Topics in Exercise Science

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.