2019-2020 University Catalog 
  
    Sep 19, 2019  
2019-2020 University Catalog

Exercise Science, B.A.


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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

Notes:


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


Required HPE 470X  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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