Exercise Science (B.S.) - Pre-Physical Therapy Track

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Graduates will be able to assess the basic components of fitness, with an understanding of the health and physiological significance of each measurement.
  • Graduates will be able to demonstrate the ability to analyze a biomechanical skill and communicate their findings with an emphasis placed upon performance and injury prevention.
  • Graduates will demonstrate professionalism in an authentic situation and will perform as an entry level professional in the field.
  • Graduates will be able demonstrate the ability to carry about research by designing a research study, collecting data, analyzing data with the proper statistical analysis and also by writing a research style paper.
  • Graduates will show acceptable levels of fitness for professionals in the fields of health and wellness.
  • Graduates will be able to review a specific disease pathology, evaluate specific limitations to exercise and create an effective exercise protocol for that population.

Recommended

Required

All courses must be completed with a C- or better to be counted toward completion of the major.

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 69-88

Biology20
T1:Principles of Biology I
Principles of Biology I: Lab
Principles of Biology II
Principles of Biology II: Lab
Anatomy/Physiology I
Anatomy/Physiology I: Lab
Anatomy/Physiology II
Anatomy/Physiology II: Lab
Human Physiology
Chemistry8
T1: Principles of Chemistry I
Principles of Chemistry I: Lab
Principles of Chemistry II
Principles of Chemistry II:Lab
Exercise Science 30-31
First Aid
Foundations of Ex Sci & Sport
Org/Admin of Ex Sci & Sport
Care/Prev of Athletic Injuries
Physiology of Exercise
Biomechanics
Tests & Meas in Ex Sci & Sport
Exercise Testing and Prescript
Concepts in Exercise Science
Internship
Introduction to Research
Introduction to Research
Other Requirements23
Nutrition
T1:DV:Human Devel Across Lifes
Elementary Functions I (required for Physics)
Elementary Functions II (required for Physics)
Statistics ( MATH 104 - Algebra II is a pre-requisite)
Principles of Physics I
Principles of Physics I: Lab
Principles of Physics II
Principles of Physics II: Lab
Electives6
Each elective course below is 3 credit hours. Select two of the following courses for a total of 6 credit hours:
Adv Athletic Injury Management
Sports Psychology
Sport in American Society
H3:Bioethics
Physiological Psychology
DV:Abnormal Psychology
H1:DV:Medical Sociology