Exercise Science Major Degree Requirements
In all tracks, you’ll develop a background in scientific knowledge, create an outstanding portfolio of independent projects, and gain the hands-on experience you need to jump-start your career in exercise science.
Graduate / Professional Track
Includes foundational sciences of biology, chemistry, and physics, along with fundamental and advanced exercise science coursework. Students in this track are on a trajectory toward possible graduate school admission in allied health fields, basic science, or more clinically oriented careers such as cardiac rehabilitation and exercise physiology.
Health and Wellness Track
Designed for students who want to pursue careers in health and fitness areas such as community-based adult and child fitness, corporate wellness, performance optimization, and health promotion. This track focuses on foundational anatomy and physiology, chemistry, and physics, and foundational and advanced exercise science coursework.
Exercise, Sport, and Health Track
Designed for students who want to pursue careers in the fitness/exercise industry, corporate wellness, exercise across the lifespan in a healthy population, coaching, strength, and conditioning. Graduates prepare to sit for the CSCS certification.