Liberal Arts and Sciences – Exercise Science Concentration
Exercise Science is a multidisciplinary concentration for students to learn about exercise and performance. Keys goals of this concentration are for students to obtain foundations course for any students pursuing a degree in the health sciences such as exercise physiology, athletic training, health promotion, physical therapy, physical education, sports medicine, cardiac rehabilitation.
An LA1 degree program with a concentration in Exercise Science will prepare students to transfer to any 4-year college or university offering exercise science, exercise physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, physical education, health sciences or related programs.
To complete a concentration in Exercise Science, students must complete the major requirements below:
- Two Foreign Language courses (two sequential courses are required, level and sequence to be determined by department placement)
- HI-110 or HI-111 or HI-112 (if already taken in common core, one course from HI-100 series is required; if two History courses have been taken in common core, one additional course from Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, Psychology is required)
- SP-211 (if already taken in common core, one course from HI-100 series is required; if two History courses have been taken in common core, one additional course from PSYC 100 series is required)
- One English course from EN-200, EN-300 or EN-400 series
- One science laboratory course (students who take STEM variant in common core have satisfied this requirement)
- PE 825 Introduction to Exercise Sciences (3 cr.)
- HE 103 Nutrition and Health (3 cr.)
- HE 108 Physical Fitness Assessment and Prescription (3 cr.)
- HE 110 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (1 cr.)
- PE 540 Introduction to Physical Fitness (1 cr.)
Suggested First Semester
|PE 400, 500 or Dan 100 Series