2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 07, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Exercise Science - Health Fitness Concentration, B.S.


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Career Opportunities

The Health Fitness Concentration prepares graduates seeking careers in the fitness related fields such as exercise specialist and/or personal trainer within the management of community health fitness programs, hospitals/wellness programs, sports medicine and the sports industry.

Departmental Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 128 credit hours of University courses. Included in the 120 hours are a minimum of 42 credit hours of General Education Requirements; 29 credit hours of support courses and 50 credit hours of major courses.

Required Courses


General Education Requirements


All students are expected to complete a common body of academic course work. The General Education Requirements are designed to promote the development of a comprehensive educational base which will effectively support a student’s choice of a major concentration. MATH 099  does not meet the General Education Requirement and does not apply toward graduation requirements.

Curriculum Area I - Arts and Humanities: Credits 9


Select two courses from any of the courses within Disciplines A - D, and ENGL 203 from Discipline E:

Curriculum Area II - Social and Behavioral Sciences: Credits 6


Select two courses from any of the courses within Social and Behavioral Sciences:

Discipline A: Social Sciences

Discipline B: Behavioral Sciences

Curriculum Area III - Biological and Physical Sciences: Credits 8


Curriculum Area IV - Mathematics: Credits 3


If a student needs MATH 099 , he/she must take before MATH 109 . MATH 099  does not satisfy the General Education Requirement or count towards graduation. Student must attain a grade of “C” or better to pass MATH 099 .

Curriculum Area V - English Composition: Credits 9


Total Required for General Education: Credits 42


1Students must pass ENGL 101  and ENGL 102  with grade of “C” or above before taking ENGL 203 .

2Honors students should take honors courses.

Free Electives: Credits 6


Curriculum Guide for Exercise Science - Health Fitness


  

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