BA in Exercise Science
All students enrolled in exercise science must hold and maintain a CPR/AED certification. First aid certification is recommended but not required.
The BA in exercise science requires a 2.500 GPA overall and for the major, and a minimum of 120 total credit hours including the following:
|PHYS 213||General College Physics I||5|
|CHEM 211||General Chemistry I||5|
|ID 300||Design Thinking & Innovation||3|
|HPS 113||Introduction Exercise Science||3|
|BIOL 223||Human Anatomy and Physiology||5|
|or HS 290||Foundational Human Anatomy and Physiology|
|HPS 302||Administration in Exercise Science||3|
|HPS 328||Biomechanics of Human Movement||3|
|HPS 440||Concepts in the Prescription of Exercise||3|
|HPS 470||Experiential Fitness Practicum in Exercise Science||3|
|HPS 490||Physiology of Exercise||3|
|HPS 495||Internship in Exercise Science (Track electives, chosen in consultation with an advisor, may be substituted for HPS 495) 1, 2||9|
|HPS 541||Seminar in Strength and Conditioning||3|
|HPS 762||Statistical Concepts in Human Performance Studies 3||3|
|Total Credit Hours||54|
Select additional exercise science electives, electives and general education credits to total 120 credit hours. Please consult with an advisor for options.
Preferred option is for students to take HPS 495 (8 credit hours) with 1 credit hour of elective.
Exercise science course electives are restricted and must be selected from the appropriate course list. Please consult an advisor for options.
Students in the Bachelor of Arts in exercise science program are required to complete an applied learning or research experience to graduate from this program. The requirement can be met by successfully completing HPS 495 Internship in Exercise Science.