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.
Don Diboll, Ph.D.
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|