2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog *As of 10/16/2023 
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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog *As of 10/16/2023

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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