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Exercise Science Program of Study

2020-21 Academic Year

CLASS

CREDIT HOURS

FRESHMAN - 1st semester

ENG 102 Composition Skills (General Studies CAT 1)

3

PGH 200 Intro to Personal, Public, and Global Health (General Studies CAT 9)

3

General Studies CAT 2

3

General Studies CAT 4

3

General Studies CAT 7

3

 

FRESHMAN - 2nd semester

MAT 110 Contemporary Applications of Math OR MAT 180 Applied Probability and Statistics (General Studies CAT 3)

3

PED 105 Anatomy and Physiology I

3

PED 130 Introduction to Sports Medicine

3

PED 207 Athletic Performance and Nutrition

3

General Studies CAT 8

3

 

SOPHOMORE - 1st semester

PED 205 Anatomy and Physiology II

3

General Studies CAT 5

3

General Studies CAT 6

3

General Studies CAT 10

3

Electives

3

 

SOPHOMORE - 2nd semester

PED 305 Exercise Physiology

3

PED 351 Biomechanics

3

PED 411 Sport Marketing and Promotion OR PED 464 Famility Management in Sport and Wellness

3

Electives

6

 

JUNIOR - 1st semester

PED 330 Research and Current Trends in Exercise Science

3

PED 470 Fitness Evaluation and Assessment

3

PED 471 Tests and Measurements

3

Electives

6-9

 

JUNIOR - 2nd semester

PED 357 Principles of Strength and Conditioning

3

PED 472 Advanced Fitness Assessment, Exercise Prescription, and Applied Research

3

Electives

9-12

 

SENIOR - 1st semester

PED 400 Cardiac Rehab (2.5 GPA required)

3

PED 473 Applications of Physical Fitness and Program Design

3

Electives

9

 

SENIOR - 2nd semester

PED 493 Fieldwork in Exercise Science (2.5 GPA required)

12

As the field in exercise science continues to diversify, students are encouraged to compliment this major with numerous electives to enhance their knowledge, skills, and aptitudes. To distinguish your professional potential, consider minors and electives that increase your ability to connect with clients, patients, and communities. These could include courses and minors in the arts, social sciences, commmunication, languages, business, and technology.