BA in Exercise Science

Graduation grade point average requirements for exercise science majors:

The candidate for a degree in exercise science must attain a 2.000 grade point average in each of the following categories:

  • all college and university work attempted (cumulative grade point average);
  • all work attempted at WSU (WSU grade point average); and
  • all work in exercise science.

Students are not allowed credit toward graduation for D work in excess of one-quarter of their total hours.

Degree Requirements: a minimum of 124 total credit hours.

Required Courses

PHYS 213General College Physics I5
CHEM 103Introductory Chemistry5
HPS 113Introduction to Exercise Science3
HPS 229Applied Human Anatomy 13
HPS 317CPR/AED/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer2
HPS 302Administration in Exercise Science3
HPS 328Kinesiology - Biomechanics 23
HPS 313Exercise & Sport Nutrition3
HPS 331Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries3
HPS 440Concepts in the Prescription of Exercise3
HPS 460Motor Learning3
HPS 470Fitness Practicum3
HPS 490Physiology of Exercise3
HPS 495Internship in Exercise Science8
HPS 541Strength Training and Conditioning3
HPS 762Statistical Concepts in Human Performance Studies 33
CI 541Desktop Publishing I3
or PC 105 Introduction to Computers and Applications
Total Credit Hours59
1

BIOL 223 can substitute for HPS 229.

2

PHYS 213 is recommended, but not required prerequisite.

3

STAT 370, or CESP 704 can substitute for HPS 762.