2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Exercise Science, Bachelor of Science

The exercise science major requires the completion of 52 credits, nine of which will be completed at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.  The exercise science major leads to a bachelor of science degree.

Exercise Science Major Requirements

Core Courses

BIOL 105Health and Nutrition

3 or 4

BIOL 110General Biology I

4

BIOL 150Medical Terminology

2

BIOL 245Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4

BUSN 101Business Management

3

CHEM 111General Chemistry I

4

EXSC 101Exercise Science Introduction

3

EXSC 250Exercise Prescription and Adherence

3

EXSC 311Biomechanics

3

EXSC 315Exercise Psychology

3

EXSC 405Practicum

3

KIN 350Exercise Physiology

3

KIN 416Exercising Assessment and Programming

3

KIN 426Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

3

PHED 335Athletic Training & CPR

3

PHED 356Adapted Physical Education

3

PHED 410Seminar in Sport and Kinesiology

2

EXERCISE SCIENCE REQUIREMENTS AT A GLANCE
Type of Credit Required Credits
General Education (For B.S.)* 47
Major 52
Elective 27
Total Credits to Earn Degree 126
*Based on students arriving as first time freshmen. Some general education requirements are met through required major courses. This reduces the number of required general education credits.