General Concentration, Exercise Science (BS)

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Major Requirements

Course Requirements

Exercise Science Core: 62 quarter hours required, grade of C- or better required

Course Title Quarter Hours
SCU 336ADOLESCENT AND ADULT GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT4
or SCU 337 HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
PE 311MOTOR DEVELOPMENT THROUGHOUT THE LIFE SPAN4
PE 206PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH4
PE 273HEALTH AND NUTRITION4
PE 302FIRST AID: RESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES2
PE 303ATHLETIC INJURIES4
PE 341HISTORICAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION4
PE 346ORGANIZATION/ADMINISTRATION OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION, SPORTS & FITNESS PROGRAMS4
PE 351KINESIOLOGY4
PE 352PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE4
PE 360EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY AND MEASUREMENT OF LEARNING4
PE 362FITNESS TESTING, ASSESSMENT AND PRESCRIPTION4
PE 374ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION4
PE 390PSYCHO-SOCIAL ASPECTS OF EXERCISE AND SPORT4
PE 393THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE4
PE 394SPORT AND EXERCISE NUTRITION4

Physical Education Activity Core: 10 quarter hours required, grade of C- or better required

Course Title Quarter Hours
PE 60AEROBIC CONDITIONING2
PE 66BEGINNING WEIGHT TRAINING2
PE 71FITNESS AND CONDITIONING2
PE 76ADVANCED WEIGHT TRAINING2
PE 121SWIMMING2

Physical Education Team & Individual Sports: 4 quarter hours required, grade of C- or better required

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select two of the following:4
FLAG FOOTBALL
VOLLEYBALL
SOCCER
SOFTBALL
TRACK AND FIELD
BASKETBALL
GOLF

Biology and Physics Foundations: 12 quarter hours are required

Course Title Quarter Hours
BIO 201HUMAN ANATOMY4
BIO 202HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY4
or BIO 134 HOW THE HUMAN BODY WORKS
PHY 151GENERAL PHYSICS II4

Open Electives: 16 quarter hours are required

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours. The following cannot be used to fulfill an open elective: WRD 98, MAT 94, and MAT 95.

Internship Requirement

Consult with Physical Education faculty members for procedures for the internship. The internship experience is done at the very end of the program and requires all coursework for the major and liberal studies to be completed.

Internship: 10 quarter hours required, grade of B- or better required

Registration in student teaching requires completion of all requirements and procedures above. All students also take PE 387 with the internship (listed in the Liberal Studies section). A grade of B- or better is required.

Course Title Quarter Hours
PE 380INTERNSHIP IN EXERCISE SCIENCE10