Exercise Science

Exercise Science
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 course(s)
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.

Laboratory Skills and Practices

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

Advocating Physical Health

Students will be able to propose strategies for improving quality of life and reducing the risk and prevalence of lifestyle related diseases.

Career and Professional Preparation

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