Pre Physical Therapy Concentration, Exercise Science (BS)

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Major Requirements

Course Requirements

Exercise Science Core: 52 quarter hours required, grade of C- or better required

Course Title Quarter Hours
SCU 337HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT4
or PSY 303 HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
PE 311MOTOR DEVELOPMENT THROUGHOUT THE LIFE SPAN4
PE 206PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH4
PE 273HEALTH AND NUTRITION4
PE 303ATHLETIC INJURIES4
PE 341HISTORICAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION4
PE 351KINESIOLOGY4
PE 352PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE4
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: 8 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 121SWIMMING2

Biology, Chemistry, Psychology and Physics Courses: 44 quarter hours are required

Course Title Quarter Hours
BIO 191GENERAL BIOLOGY I FOR SCIENCE MAJORS4
BIO 192GENERAL BIOLOGY II FOR SCIENCE MAJORS4
BIO 193GENERAL BIOLOGY III FOR SCIENCE MAJORS4
HLTH 301INTEGRATED HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY-A4
HLTH 302INTEGRATED HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY-B4
CHE 132
CHE 133
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY II
4
CHE 134
CHE 135
GENERAL CHEMISTRY III
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY III
4
PHY 151GENERAL PHYSICS II4
PHY 152GENERAL PHYSICS III4
PSY 240STATISTICS I4
PSY 353ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY4

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