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.
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.
General Education Prerequisites
|BIOL-100 & 100L|
or BIOL-111 & 111L
|Principles of Biology|
General Biology: Cells and Physiology
Required Courses (49-50 Units)
Core courses (33 units)
|BIOL-331 & 331L||Human Anatomy||4|
|BIOL-332 & 332L||Human Physiology||4|
|COM-343||Writing in the Natural Sciences||3|
|KIN-251||Foundations of Kinesiology||3|
|KIN-331 & 331L||Fundamentals of Motor Behavior||4|
|KIN-390||Internship in Kinesiology||2|
|KIN-395||Sport and Exercise Psychology||3|
|KIN-401 & 401L||Biomechanics||4|
|KIN-406 & 406L||Physiology of Exercise I||4|
Emphasis courses (16-17 units)
|KIN-275||Sport First Aid||3|
|KIN-368||Analysis of Aquatics||1|
|KIN-369||Analysis of Fitness Activities||1|
|KIN-441 & 441L||Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription||3|
|KIN-451 & 451L||Exercise Programming for Fitness and Performance||3|
Choose a minimum of 2 units from the following
|KIN-345||Analysis of Individual and Dual Sports||2|
|KIN-351||Analysis of Team Sports||2|
|KIN-357||Analysis of Outdoor Activities||1|
|KIN-359||Analysis of Fundamental Movements||1|
|KIN-370||Analysis of Non-Traditional Sports||1|
|KIN-375||Analysis of Dance||2|