340031204 - Exercise Science


Program Title
Exercise Science
Degree Designation
Program Level
Instruction Mode
On Campus
Program Description
The Exercise Science major prepares students for a variety of careers in the areas of health, fitness, and wellness. Coursework focuses on human movement science, exercise physiology, and exercise assessment program design for a variety of populations. Students in this program may also complete an M.S. in Clinical Exercise Physiology with only one additional year of study. Students completing the Transfer Pathway A.S. allows completion of a Bachelor's degree in two years or an M.S. in Clinical Exercise Physiology in three years. Students completing their Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science are prepared to sit for the industry standard in certification exams through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) or the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Completion of the M.S. in Clinical Exercise Physiology prepares students to sit for the ACSM Clinical Exercise Physiologist Exam.
School of Health and Human Services


Credits: 70

Program Requirements

"70 credits: BIOL 202, BIOL 204, PSY 115, PHYS 231, CHEM 210, STAT 239, HLTH 210, HLTH 215, EXSC 200, EXSC 320, EXSC 350, EXSC 360, EXSC 410, EXSC 411, HLTH 412, PESS 448, EXSC 420 or EXSC 451, EXSC 430, EXSC 440, EXSC 441, EXSC 444, EXSC 470, EXSC 480"


Admission To Teacher Education: 0

Upper Division Writing Met

Upper Division Writing Requirement is fulfilled through successful completion of EXSC 360.

Admissions Requirements


    "A minimum of 15 credits in Upper Division major courses must be completed at SCSU, excluding EXSC 444."

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