Bachelor of Science
Kinesiology - Exercise Science Concentration
College of Education and Health Professions
Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences
- Program Description
- Admission Requirements
- Learning Outcomes
- Additional Program Requirements
- Program of Study
- 4 Year Course Schedule
- Demonstrate knowledge that is fundamental to the discipline of exercise science including structure and function of the human body at rest, acute responses and chronic adaptations to exercise, and structural kinesiology.
- Demonstrate a range of practical skills necessary to assess the components of health-related fitness.
- Analyze and interpret exercise testing data to develop evidence-based exercise prescriptions for apparently health and at-risk populations.
- Demonstrate knowledge in the area of nutrition as it relates to health and human performance.
Additional Program Requirements
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.
Program Of Study
Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4-5 *
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: Students must complete Area B and Area D with a combined total of 15 credit hours within the following ranges: Area B, 4-5 hours; Area D1, 7-8 hours; Area D2, 3-4 hours. Any additional hours may be applied to Area F or beyond, depending on the program of study. Students should consult their advisors.
Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:
Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 10-11
D1: Select two science courses from the list below, one of which must include a lab.
ASTR 1105/1305 (lab optional)
BIOL 1215K (lab included)
BIOL 1125 (no lab)
ENVS 1105/1105L (lab optional)
D2: 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:
Take the following course:
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3
Area F Courses Related to Major Required Hours: 18 **
BIOL 2221 Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
BIOL 2222 Human Anatomy and Physiology 2
KINS 2105 Weight Control
ITDS 2106 Medical Terminology
Advisor Approved Elective(s)
Math/Science Advisor approval required
Area G Program Requirements Required Hours: 33 **
Kinesiology Core Requirements 15 Hrs**
HESC 2105 Personal Health
KINS 1105 Introduction to Kinesiology
KINS 3126 Recognition and Evaluation of Athletic Injuries
KINS 3135 Kinesiology
KINS 4131 Exercise Physiology
KINS 4331 Exercise Physiology Lab
Exercise Science Required 18 Hrs**
KINS 4232 Exercise Testing
KINS 4133 Exercise Prescription
KINS 4137 Nutritional Bases for Human Performance
KINS 4146 Measurement and Evaluation in Kinesiology
KINS 5212 Principles of Strength and Conditioning
KINS Elective (3000 or higher)
Area H Exercise Science Required Elective Hours: 12 **
Upper division courses (3000 or higher) approved by advisor. Example – KINS 4698, KINS 5545.
Area I: General Electives Required Hours: 15**
Total Hours Required: 123