Exercise Science Minor

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    Take Your Interest in Exercise to a Professional Level

    Completion of the Minor in Exercise Science will prepare students for their chosen profession in multiple settings.

    The Application for the Exercise Science Minor should be submitted to the department office for Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science.

    Number of Credits: 18

    Required Courses: 12 credits

    KHSS 221 Human Structure and Function - 3 credits

    KHSS 285 Group/Individual Exercise Leadership - 3 credits 

    KHSS 286 Personal Training Practicum - 3 credits

    KHSS 343 Physiology of Exercise - 3 credits

    Elective Courses: 6 credits 

    Students can select two courses from the following:

    KHSS 375 Physiological Basis of Strength Training and Conditioning - 3 credits

    KHSS 411 Physical Fitness Appraisal - 3 credits

    KHSS 413 Physical Activity and Aging - 3 credits

    KHSS 415 Lifestyle Behavior Management for Physical Activity - 3 credits 

    *Completion of the Exercise Science minor does not guarantee entry into the Exercise Science major. Students desiring transfer into the Exercise Science major must have a minimum 2.5 overall GPA  Students must attain a grade of C or better in each of the courses.  Students must take KHSS 221 before any other class in the minor. (BIOL 150 may be substituted)