Liberal Arts and Sciences – Exercise Science Concentration

Description

  • 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.

Advisement Notes

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)

8-9 Credits

  • PE 825 Introduction to Exercise Sciences (3 cr.)

Choose from:

  • 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

CoursePathways DesignationCredits
HE 102 Major 2
EN 101 I.A 3
Math I.B 3
HI 110/111/112 II.A 3
Foreign Language Major 4
PE 400, 500 or Dan 100 Series Major 1

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