Health Fitness Concentration


Prerequisites to the BS Program Core (19 hours)

BIOL 111 General Biology              4 hrs.
BIOL 203 Human Anatomy and Physiology I              4 hrs.
BIOL 204 Human Anatomy and Physiology II              4 hrs.
CHEM 111 General Chemistry              4 hrs.
EXSI 200 Introduction to Exercise Science              3 hrs.


Required Core Courses (20 hours)

BIOL 222 Medical Terminology              1 hr.
EXSI 335 Kinesiology              3 hrs.
EXSI 432 Seminar in Exercise Science              3 hrs.
EXSI 451 Internship in Exercise Science*              6 hrs.
MATH 105 Statistics              3 hrs.
PHED 145 Weight Training              1 hr.
RELI 341 Christian Ethics              3 hrs.
*The internship must be taken during the summer.

Health Fitness Concentration (37 hours)

EXSI 224 Nutrition for Wellness and Performance              3 hrs.
EXSI 306 Exercise Physiology I              4 hrs.
EXSI 310 Exercise Testing and Prescription              4 hrs.
EXSI 406 Exercise Physiology II              4 hrs.
EXSI 410 Exercise Programming for Special Populations              4 hrs.
EXSI 420 Strength and Conditioning Theory and Practice              3 hrs.
Electives             15 hrs.*
*Electives must be selected from the below listing of approved concentration electives.

Approved Concentration Electives

BIOL *** Specialized Biology             4 hrs.
CHEM 201 Organic Chemistry I             4 hrs.
CHEM 202 Organic Chemistry II             4 hrs.
CHEM 422 Biochemistry             4 hrs.
EXSI 315 Motor Behavior             3 hrs.
EXSI 320 Exercise and Sport Psychology             3 hrs.
EXSI 351 Special Topics in Exercise Science             1-3 hrs.
EXSI 360 Exercise Science Travel             1-3 hrs.
EXSI 421 Practicum in Exercise Science             1-3 hrs.
EXSI 495/496 Independent Study in Exercise Science             1-6 hrs.
EXSI 497 Exercise Science Research             3 hrs.
EXSI 498 Exercise Science Thesis             3 hrs.
HLED 323 First Aid/CPR with Instruction Certification             3 hrs.
MGMT 410 Entrepreneurship             3 hrs.
MRKT 304 Advertising and Promotion             3 hrs.
MRKT 420/MGMT 422 Marketing Management             3 hrs.
PHYS 203 General Physics I             4 hrs.
PSYS 304 General Physics II             4 hrs.
PSYC 201 General Psychology             3 hrs.
PYSC 206 Developmental Psychology             3 hrs.
SOCI 201 Introduction to Sociology             3 hrs.
SPMG 305 Sport Facility Design and Event Management             3 hrs.
SPMG 345 Legal Issues in Sport             3 hrs.
SPMG 355 Finance and Economics of Sport             3 hrs.

*Other courses as approved by the Exercise Science Program Director.



Helpful Resources

Health Fitness Curriculum Map

Health Fitness Advising Form