2021-2022 University Catalog 
    Apr 01, 2023  
2021-2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Exercise Science, B.S.

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This major is designed to provide an opportunity for students to acquire theoretical and practical knowledge and develop skills related to exercise science, fitness management and strength and conditioning as they pertain to management and organization of corporate, community, or commercial fitness and health promotion and/or rehabilitation programs. Students successfully completing this major will be prepared as “competent entry-level Exercise Science professionals in the cognitive, psychomotor and affective learning domains” which will be demonstrated in the ability to conduct fitness testing and implement exercise programs for low- to moderate-risk clients and for individuals with controlled diseases. In addition, development of strength and conditioning programs for clients and athletes is also a focus for the major. Students completing this major must take an NCCA-accredited Exercise Science national exam prior to graduation with a preference for the American College of Sports Medicine or National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Minimum Credits Required: 49


The following Exercise Science coursework must be completed at BW unless otherwise approved by the Academic Coordinator: ASW 201 , ASW 209 , ASW 302 , ASW 303 , ASW 304 ASW 335 , ASW 423D , ASW 445 .

Required ASW 497X  Internship should be taken in student’s last semester.

Courses required for the major do not necessarily need to be taken in the sequence listed unless as specified by course prerequisites. 

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