Exercise Science

Exercise Science
BS
Hours59.5 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

Complete a senior exit interview.
Requirement 2 Complete 1 Option
Option 2.1 Complete 1 Course
Requirement 4 Complete 8.0 hours from the following Courses
Some of these electives have required prerequisites.
Note to Premed Students: Professional schools and graduate programs may require additional courses not required for this major. Contact the programs to which you may apply to determine specific courses that meet their entrance requirements. Students considering professional or graduate degrees should take at least two semesters of mathematical courses. The following required or elective courses are strongly recommended for students considering professional or graduate degrees in the exercise sciences: MMBio 241; PDBio 360, 362, 363; Chem 351, 352, 353, 481; Math 119; Stat 121. For more information contact the Preprofessional Advisement Center, 3328 WSC, (801) 422-3044. Contact potential schools of choice for a complete list of entrance requirements.
Program Outcomes

Exercise Science Fundamentals

Solve problems related to responses and adaptations to physical activity and exercise by applying an understanding of the principles of biology, chemistry, physics, and nutrition, and an advanced understanding of human anatomy and physiology.

Exercise Science Fundamentals

Demonstrate a sound foundational knowledge and understanding of the principles of biology, chemistry, physics, and nutrition, and an advanced understanding of human anatomy and physiology as they relate to responses and adaptations to physical activity and exercise.

Exercise Science Fundamentals

Solve problems related to responses and adaptations to physical activity and exercise by applying an understanding of the principles of biology, chemistry, physics, and nutrition, and an advanced understanding of human anatomy and physiolog.

Laboratory Skills and Practices

Demonstrate basic laboratory skills pertaining to assessments, laboratory methods, sound experimental and analytical practices, data acquisition and reporting in the exercise sciences.

Laboratory Skills and Practices

Demonstrate basic laboratory skills pertaining to assessments, laboratory methods, sound experimental and analytical practices, data acquisition and reporting in the exercise sciences.

Career and Professional Preparation

Demonstrate requisite skills and abilities and knowledge for a career or continued education in various fields related to the exercise sciences. These will include laboratory methods of measuring physiological characteristics used in various medical fields.

Career and Professional Preparation

Demonstrate requisite skills and abilities and knowledge for a career or continued education in various fields related to the exercise sciences. These will include laboratory methods of measuring physiological characteristics used in various medical fields.

Career and Professional Preparation

Acquire the knowedge required to succeed in medical professions and research.

Career and Professional Preparation

Demonstrate requisite skills and abilities and knowledge for laboratory methods of measuring physiological characteristics used in various medical fields.

Advocating Physical Health

Understand the importance and influence of physical activity and exercise on health and be an advocate physically active lifestyles as a means to improve quality of life and reduce the risk and prevalence of lifestyle related diseases.

Career and Professional Preparation

Deomnstrate an understanding of current ethical concerns in the profession leading them to successful employment or further schooling.