Health Sciences Concentration

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The Health Sciences concentration will prepare students for a career as a physician
assistant.

Prerequisites to the BS Program Core (19 hours)

Major Requirements
BIOL 111 General Biology              4 hrs.
BIOL 203 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
     Prereq: BIOL 111 or permission
              4 hrs.
BIOL 204 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
     Prereq: BIOL 203 or permission
              4 hrs.
CHEM 111 General Chemistry
     Prereq: Mathematics or Adv. High School Algebra
              4 hrs.
EXSI 200 Introduction to Exercise Science              3 hrs.


Required Core Courses (30 hours)

BIOL 222 Medical Terminology
     Prereq: BIOL 203
              1 hr.
EXSI 306: Exercise Physiology I
     Prereq: BIOL 204, CHEM 111, EXSI 200 or permission
              4 hrs.
EXSI 335 Kinesiology
     Prereq: BIOL 204, EXSI 200 or permission
              3 hrs.
EXSI 406: Exercise Physiology II
     Prereq: EXSI 306 or permission
              4 hrs.
EXSI 432 Research Methods
     Prereq: EXSI 306, ESI 335 or permission
              3 hrs.
EXSI 444: Exercise Science Capstone Seminar
     Prereq OR Coreq: EXSI 432
              2 hrs.
EXSI 451 Internship in Exercise Science*
     Prereq: EXSI 432, Valid CPR/AED or permission
              6 hrs.
PHED 145 Weight Training              1 hr.
PSYC 201: General Psychology              3 hrs.
RELI 341 Christian Ethics              3 hrs.
*The internship must be taken during the summer.

Health Sciences Concentration (30 hours)

BIOL 206 General Microbiology
     Prereq: BIOL 111
              4 hrs.
BIOL 301 Genetics
     Prereq: BIOL 111 and CHEM 201
              4 hrs.
CHEM 112 General Chemistry II
     Prereq: CHEM 111
              4 hrs.
CHEM 201 Organic Chemistry
     Prereq: CHEM 112
              4 hrs.
EXSI 224 Nutrition for Wellness and Performance
     Coreq: EXSI 200 or permission
              3 hrs.
EXSI 310 Exercise Testing and Prescription
     Prereq: EXSI 200, PHED 145 or permission
              4 hrs.
EXSI 410 Exercise Programming for Special Populations
     Prereq: EXSI 310 or permission
              4 hrs.
MATH 105 Statistics              3 hrs.