The exercise science emphasis explores the mechanics of sports and exercise in relation to the human body, offering you an introduction to the field.


  • Courses specific to this emphasis discuss motor learning, tests and measurements and offer practical experience in the field.
  • You will analyze various sports and exercise activities based on personal interests and career goals.

Career opportunities

The exercise science emphasis is designed for you to pursue entry-level careers in the fitness industry, such as personal training and corporate fitness, as well as in strength and conditioning. You will have a solid preparatory foundation for certifications from professional fitness organizations.