Additional Requirements and Costs

Exercise Science majors are required to obtain a minimum of 50 service-learning hours at a variety of exercise and/or wellness settings (e.g., University wellness center, University strength and conditioning center, Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation center, private fitness center, Allied health clinic, etc.) and maintain an Exercise Science portfolio upon acceptance into the major, to be submitted for graduation. A minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, based on the University grading system, required in all Exercise Science program courses. A minimum GPA of 2.0 (grade of “C”) on a 4.0 scale, based on the University grading system, on all work attempted outside the Exercise Science program. Adult CPR/AED certifications must be current at time of internship and graduation. Completion of one of the following national credentialing examinations: American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Certified Exercise Physiologist (ACSM EP-C), OR National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Results designated to be submitted to the Exercise Science Program Director.