Jun 20, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Exercise Science Major, BS

Program Director
Timothy Burnham, PhD

Timothy Burnham PhD
Leonardo D’Acquisto, EdD
Ana Paula Freire, PhD
Eric Foch, PhD
Vincent Nethery, PhD
Kelly Pritchett, PhD, RDN
Robert Pritchett, PhD
Karen Roemer, PhD

The Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science prepares students to enter career areas that guide healthy human functioning across the general health to athletic performance spectrum. Potential employment encompasses corporate health-wellness programs, private health-fitness organizations, non-profit/community activity centers, institutional recreation centers, athlete identification and development programs, personal training, and specialty strength and conditioning coaching.

Grade Requirement
A grade of “C” or higher is required for all courses in major and minor programs.

Program Learner Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of structural components and the interrelationships between these structural components in the human organism
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the physiologic processes that govern organism functioning and maintain homeostasis with specific emphasis on humans
  • Describe the impact of personal behaviors - lifestyle decisions (e.g.) physical activity and energy balance on human structural and functional integrity.
  • Identify, describe, and employ the various components of scientific inquiry including deductive reasoning, the analysis of data and the establishment of defensible conclusions.
  • Apply the knowledge and skills developed and honed through the many directed and experiential learning components of the didactic program, to the “real-world” setting.

Total Credits: 96

College and Department Information

Health Sciences Department  
College of Education and Professional Studies  

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