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Exercise Science, Minor

Requirements

In the Exercise Science and Outdoor Recreation Minor students complete courses in Anatomy, Physiology, Sport Medicine, Exercise Testing and Prescription, and Exercise Physiology. The program is designed to prepare students for employment at the entry level in health and fitness related occupations as well as for higher education.

Total Program Credits: 23

Discipline Core Requirements: 23  Credits
  EXSC 270G Foundations of Exercise Science 3
  EXSC 2500 Sports Medicine 3
  EXSC 3270 Exercise Testing and Preparation 3
  EXSC 3700 Exercise Physiology 3
  EXSC 3705 Exercise Physiology Laboratory 1
  ZOOL 2320 Human Anatomy  3
  ZOOL 2325 Human Anatomy Laboratory 1
  ZOOL 2420 Human Physiology 3
  ZOOL 2425 Human Physiology Laboratory 1
  Choose one of the following: 2
  EXSC 3500 Kinesiology (3)  
  EXSC 3750 Psychosocial Aspects of Human Performance (2)  
  EXSC 3550 Motor Learning and Control WE (3)  
  EXSC 4000 Clinical Exercise Physiology (3)  
  EXSC 4100 Fitness Across the Lifespan (3)  
  EXSC 4550 Principles of Strength and Conditioning (3)  

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.

 

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
ZOOL 2320 Human Anatomy 3
ZOOL 2325 Human Anatomy Laboratory 1
ZOOL 2420 Human Physiology 3
ZOOL 2425 Human Physiology Laboratory 1
  Semester total: 8
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
EXSC 270G Foundations of Exercise Science 3
EXSC 2500 Sports Medicine 3
EXSC 3270 Exercise Testing and Prescription 3
  Semester total: 9
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
EXSC 3700 Exercise Physiology 3
EXSC 3705 Exercise Physiology Lab 1
Choose 1 of the following EXSC courses:  
EXSC 3500* Kinesiology  
EXSC 3550  Motor Learning and Control WE
EXSC 3750 Psychosocial Aspects of Human Performance 2
EXSC 4000 Clinical Exercise Physiology  
EXSC 4100 Fitness Across the Lifespan
EXSC 4550 Principles of Strength and Conditioning 
  Semester total: 6
  Degree total:  

24

Department

Exercise Science and Outdoor Recreation

The Exercise Science and Outdoor Recreation department is in the College of Science. To find the most up-to-date information from the Exercise Science department, visit their website.

Exercise Science and Outdoor Recreation department

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