Sep 28, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Exercise Science, BS


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Exercise Science


College Arts and Sciences
Academic Award Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science
Credits Required 125 semester credits
Faculty Lead Leland Nielson
CIP Code 51.0001

The Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science prepare students with the essential knowledge and skills to enter careers as health, fitness, and human performance specialists. The degree emphasize a strong core of scientific understanding of the human body and its systems as they relate to general health and wellness, fitness, and performance enhancement.

Outcomes

Graduates with a degree in Exercise Science will be able to:

  1. Assess client health and fitness using student-collected data.
  2. Design sound fitness and performance training programs based on scientific constructs.
  3. Engage in a consistent personal program of fitness and wellness.
  4. Implement effective exercise programs in sport, health, wellness, or fitness settings.
  5. Integrate the study of exercise science and the Christian faith.

 

Core Curriculum Requirements: 43


Humanities: 3


  • 3 credits in this area must be from Writing Practice courses* (see Course Descriptions  for applicability)
  • 3 credits selected from the following:
    Art (ARTE), Bible (BIBL), Drama (DRAM), English (ENGL), History (HIST), Language (LANG), Music (MUSI), or Theology (THEO)

Social Sciences: 6


  • 6 credits in this area must be from Writing Practice courses* (see Course Descriptions  for applicability)
  • Select a minimum of two disciplines from the following:
    Business Administration (BUSM), Communication (except COMM 1213), Economics, Education (EDUC), Geography (GEOG), Health & Fitness (PEDU), Management (BMGT), Marketing (BMKT), Philosophy (PHIL), Political Science (PSCI), Psychology (PSYC), or Sociology/Anthropology (SOCI)

Formation and Calling: 6


Core Electives: 7


Any college-level courses

*Medical School Note:


*Students wishing to meet the pre-requisites for medical school will need additional courses and should conslt with a pre-medical advisor in the science department.

Exercise Science Major Electives: 6


Select two of the following:

General Electives: 1


Any college-level courses

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