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Health Fitness Concentration

  • Prepares graduates seeking careers in the fitness related fields such as exercise specialists and/or personal trainer within the management of community health fitness programs,

    hospitals/wellness programs, sports medicine and the sports industry.

    Freshman Year Fall Credits Spring Credits
    EXSC 100 Freshman Experience 1  
    EXSC 111 Personal Health and Fitness3 
    BIOL 111 Principles of Biology I 3
    BIOL 113 Principles of Biology I Lab 1
    ENGL 101 Basic Composition I 3
    BAUD 132 Introduction to Business 3
    GEN ED Curr Area I 3

    EXSC 200 Introduction to Exercise Science    3
    BIOL 112 Principles of Biology II 3
    BIOL 114 Principles of Biology II Lab 1
    ENGL 102 Basic Composition II 3
    ENGL 001 English Proficiency Exam  
    MATH 109 College Algebra 3
    GEN ED Curr Area II 3
    Total Freshman- 33 17 16
       
    Sophomore Year Fall Credits Spring Credits
    EXSC 202 Personal and Community Health
    3
    EXSC 265 Contemporary Issues in Kinesiology 3
    BIOL 231 Human Anatomy and Phys I (fall only) 3
    BIOL 233 Human Anatomy and Phys I Lab 1
    ENGL 203 Fundamentals of Contemporary Speech 3
    GEN ED Curr Area I 3
      
    EXSC 252 Sports Psychology  3
    BIOL 232 Human Anatomy and Phys II (spring only) 3
    BIOL 234 Human Anatomy and Phys II Lab 1
    BUED 212 Computer Concepts/Application 3
    GEN ED Curr Area II 3
    Total Sophomore - 29  16 13
       
    Junior Year Fall Credits Spring Credits
    EXSC 222 Intermediate Swimming 1 
    EXSC 332 Exercise Physiology
    3
    EXSC 333 Exercise Physiology Lab  
    EXSC 455 Health Fitness Management (fall only) 3
    CHEM 111 Principles of Chemistry I 3
    CHEM 113 Principles of Chemistry Lab 1
    BUAD 213 Business Software Application 

    EXSC 302 Sport Medicine and First Aid  3
    EXSC 355 Exercise Testing and Prescription 3
    ACCT 200 College Accounting 3
    MATH 210 Elementary Statistics 3
    Free Elective 3
    Total Junior- 30  15 15
       
    Senior Year Fall Credits Spring Credits
    EXSC 311 Applied Kinesiology 4
    EXSC 445 Health Aspects of Aging 3
    EXSC 464 Adult Health Fitness Programming Online (fall only) 3
    EXSC 475 Advanced Strength and Conditioning 3
    Free Elective 3
      
    EXSC 360 Exercise and Sport Nutrition Online 3
    EXSC 490 Internship in Exercise Science 6
    ENGL 305 Technical Writing  
    Total Senior - 28  16 12
       
    Total Exercise Science Health Fitness Concentration-120 64 56