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School of Education

Admission Requirements

Admission

To be admitted to the exercise science program, students must:

  • Earn a grade of C or better in Biology 140 or Biology 150 or its equivalent
  • Earn a grade C or better in Chemistry 120a & 124a or Chemistry 121a & 125a or their equivalents
  • Earn a grade of B or better in KIN 275, Introduction to Exercise Science
  • Obtain a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher

Direct Admission Program

High school students with a strong academic record may apply for direct admission into the Exercise Science major. Students must have earned at least a 25 Composite ACT score and/or 1200 SAT ERW+M only and at least a 3.25 high school grade point average (on a 4-point scale) to be eligible for direct admission to the program.


This admission is contingent upon the student meeting state and program-specific retention requirements while a student at SIUE.

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete all specific program requirements
  • Complete all general education requirements
  • Complete a minimum of 120 credit hours (at least 30 of which must be completed at SIUE and at least 60 of which must be completed at a regionally accredited 4-year institution)
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0
  • Bachelor of Science requires completion of eight lecture courses in life, physical or social science, including two with labs (EL). Check the Course Equivalency Guides (CEG) at siue.edu/transfer for approved courses.
  • File an application for graduation by the first day of the term in which you plan to graduate

Advisement Information  >>

exercise science
Faculty
Maria Fernandez-del-Valle, Ph.D.,
2012 Universidad Europea de Madrid
Brianne Guilford, Ph.D.,
2013, University of Kansas Medical Center 

Erik Kirk (Chair), Ph.D.,
2004, University of Kansas
 
Lindsay Ross-Stewart, Ph.D., 2009, University of North Dakota

Bryan Smith, Ph.D.,
2004, University of Missouri

Benjamin Webb, Ph.D., 2014, The Pennsylvania State University

Joshua Wooten Ph.D,
2008, Texas Women's University
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