Exercise Science Comprehensive, Bachelor of Science

Offered by Department of Kinesiology and Sport Sciences

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)12
LOPER 4: Mathematics, Statistics, and Quantitative Reasoning
Elementary Statistics 1
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)13
LOPER 7: Social Science
General Psychology
LOPER 8: Natural Science
Introductory Chemistry
Introductory Chemistry for the Health Sciences
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory ( )
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 26
LOPER 11: Wellness3
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
BS Science-related course requirements0-3
MATH 102College Algebra
Program Specified Requirements3
Introduction to Nutrition
Major Option
Complete all required courses54
Unrestricted electives
Needed to complete 120 credit hours 29-26
Total Credit Hours120

Please see the Department for Entrance Requirements. Other information available at the program's web page.

Major Option

Exercise Science Comprehensive Requirements
PE 107Introduction to Exercise Science1
PE 110Basic Sports Activities 31
PE 265Emergency Medical Response2
PE 305Fitness Leadership2
PE 310Introduction to Human Physiology of Exercise3
PE 329Introduction to Health Promotion3
PE 360Introduction to Anatomical Biomechanics4
PE 414Implementation of a Strength Program2
REC 302Volunteer Practicum Exercise Science2
PE 372Special Topics in Exercise Nutrition3
PE 422Essentials of Strength and Conditioning2
PE 452Exercise Prescription for Special Populations3
PE 461Physiology of Exercise4
PE 467Fitness Testing4
PE 468Public Health Aspects of Physical Activity3
PE 469Sports Nutrition3
PE 475Research Methods in Exercise Science3
PE 496Professional Readiness in Exercise Science1
REC 477Internship8
Total Credit Hours54

Students with sufficient preparation may enter the mathematics program at a higher level. 


Designated courses with the appropriate content may be approved to satisfy one of the Broad Knowledge requirements plus LOPER 9 or Broad Knowledge plus LOPER 10. Courses may be approved to satisfy LOPER 9 or LOPER 10 alone. (Courses satisfying LOPER 9 or LOPER 10 alone must be 3 credit hours.) Students applying this option may need to take additional hours in other categories to meet the required GS hours.


Take one credit hour from the following: Spinning, Zumba, Crossfit, Pilates, Yoga, Step Aerobics, PIYO