Minor: Exercise Science
Student Learning Outcomes
Students graduating from this program will:
- Integrate anatomic and biomechanics components of human movement, especially as they interact during athletic performance, bouts of exercise and physical activities of daily life.
- Describe, explain, and apply physiological facts and principles to real life situations, especially as they occur in athletics, and fitness and health promotion establishments.
- Identify the specific anatomical considerations, physical conditioning requirements, diet and exercise regimes, and injury prevention strategies, needed to improve physical health outcomes.
- Describe ways to use theories of behavior change to develop programs addressing a variety of lifestyle changes.
- Demonstrate superior knowledge of exercise science.
Coursework must be completed with a grade of C- or better.
|HLSC 110||Personal Wellness||3|
|HLSC 120||Anatomy & Physiology I *||4|
|HLSC 160||Anatomy and Physiology II *||4|
|PHYS-ED 300||Mechanical Analysis of Human Movement (prereq: HLSC 120 and HLSC 160 or concurrent enrollment)||3|
|PHYS-ED 350||Physiology of Sport and Exercise (prereq: HLSC 120 and HLSC 160 or concurrent enrollment)||3|
|PHYS-ED 370||Psychology of Sport and Exercise||3|
|PHYS-ED 391||Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription||3|
If students are transferring an approved course equivalency for Anatomy & Physiology I & II that totals less than eight hours, they are required to take courses from the "strongly recommended" list to ensure they have earned a total of 23 hours to be awarded the Minor in Exercise Science. These courses include PHYS-ED 157, HLSC 200, and PHYS-ED 398.