The Exercise Science program combines coursework in both the basic sciences and exercise sciences along with real-world internship experiences to provide students with the preparation needed to excel in a variety of professional health and fitness settings. SIUE’s Exercise Science BS degree provides exceptional preparation for graduate and professional training in a wide range of fitness and medical fields. The program is based upon the knowledge, skills, and abilities outlined by the American College of Sports Medicine [ACSM] and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) professional certifications.
The exercise science program at SIUE provides students with a solid academic foundation in anatomy, physiology and chemistry in support of cutting-edge courses in applied exercise science and rehabilitation. Students are required to take major courses including functional anatomy, biomechanics, exercise assessment and prescription, and exercise physiology. The program is structured to provide students with the opportunity to develop the skills and abilities that are critical in the growing fields of health, fitness, medicine and rehabilitation.
Dr. Erik Kirk
Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
Campus Box 1126, SIUE
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1126
Phone: (618) 650-2718