Program Requirements

Hours: 27

The Exercise Science and Fitness Minor provides students scientific foundational knowledge and clinical applications of physical exercise and fitness. Students develop an ethical foundation for effective development and administration of physical fitness programs for individuals across the lifespan. The program emphasizes the identification of individual differences and specialized needs in order to apply sound physiological principles of human movement and exercise science as students work with a variety of physically active individuals. Finally students learn to integrate multiple views from various disciplines in order to meet the every growing need for exercise and physical fitness in today’s population.

Minor Courses - 27 credits

ACT 160Strength Training (1)

BIO 197Human Anatomy and Physiology for the Health Sciences I (4) N/CN

BIO 197AHuman Anatomy and Physiology for the Health Sciences I (LAB) (0) N/CN

BIO 198Human A&P for Hlth Sci II (4) N

BIO 198AHuman Anatomy and Physiology for the Health Sciences II (LAB) (0) N

ESF 330Biomechanical Analysis of Human Movement (3)

ESF 350Exercise Physiology (4)

ESF 350AExercise Physiology (LAB) (0)

ESF 420Athletic Conditioning and Performance (4)

ESF 420AAthletic Conditioning and Performance(LAB) (0)

ESF 470Prin of Exercise Prescription and Assessment (4)

ESF 470APrin of Exercise Prescription and Assessment (LAB) (0)

HLT 210Physical Activity and Health (3)