Program Director: Vincent M. Nethery
The exercise science major prepares students to meet the theoretical and practical requirements necessary to evaluate and plan exercise programs for diverse populations and to pursue certifications necessary for entry into, and advancement within, various health and fitness employment settings. Exercise science major graduates work in adult and corporate fitness programs of business, industry, public agencies and schools. In addition, there are also career opportunities in sectors including fitness clubs, cardiac rehabilitation programs, wellness centers, obesity clinics and physical/occupational therapy clinics.
Admission to the exercise science major is selective. Students wishing to attain full admission must meet the following requirements:
- Successful completion of the following courses: EMS 245, EXSC 250, EXSC 254.
- Students must be admitted to the exercise science major prior to enrolling in 300 or above level exercise science courses.
- Students must receive a grade of C (2.0) or better in all of the major courses.
For the major application procedure, contact the exercise science program director.