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Sample Curriculum - Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science

Year One - Fall Semester
Hours
BIOL 140 or 150 - Human Biology or Intro Biol Sci I (BLS)
ENG 101 - English Composition I
RA 101, PHIL 207 or 213
PSYC 111 - Foundations of Psychology (BSS)
SPC 101 or 103 - Oral Communication
3
3
3
3
3

Total

15
Year One - Spring Semester
KIN 275 - Introduction to Exercise Science
CHEM 120a or 121a - General Chem or Chem I (BPS)
CHEM 124a or 125a - General Chem or Chem I Lab (EL)
QR 101, MATH 125 or Higher
ENG 102 - English Composition II
SOC 111 (BSS)
3
3
1
3
3
3
Total
16
Year Two - Fall Semester
BIOL 240a - Human Anatomy (BLS, EL)
HED 201 - Healthful Living (EH) or EH Elective
KIN 300 - Strength Training & Conditioning
Fine & Performing Arts (BFPA)
Life, Physical or Social Science/US Culture (EUSC)
4
3
3
3
3
Total
16
Year Two - Spring Semester
KIN Elective
KIN 445 - Organization & Management of Exercise
and Wellness Programs
BIOL 240b - Human Anatomy & Physiology (BLS, EL)
PHIL 321 Ethics in the Medical Comm (BHUM)
or SPC 201 Small Group Communication (BSS)
SPC 204 - Oral Argumentation (BICS) or BICS elective
3
3

4
3

3
Total
16
Year Three - Fall Semester
KIN 350 - Exercise Physiology
KIN 315 - Functional Anatomy
KIN 414 - Exercise Adherence
KIN Elective
Life, Physical or Social Science
3
3
3
3
3

Total

15
Year Three - Spring Semester
KIN 410 - Exercise for Special Populations
KIN 316 - Biomechanics of Human Movement
IS Course
KIN 416 - Exercise Assessment/Programming
Global Cultures (EGC)
3
3
3
3
3
Total
15
Year Four - Fall Semester
KIN 412 - Biology of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease
KIN 418 - Physical Activity & Public Health
KIN 460 - Internship in Exercise Science
KIN Elective
Life, Physical or Social Science
3
3
3
3
3
Total
15
Year Four - Spring Semester
KIN Elective
KIN 426 - Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
KIN Elective
KIN 464 - Senior Assignment in Exercise Science
Life, Physical or Social Science
3
3
3
3
3
Total
15

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