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Required Exercise Science Courses

Required courses in the Exercise Science Program

Required Health and Physical Education Department Core Courses

  • HPED 142, Foundations of Health and Physical Education
  • HPED 175, Prevention and Care of Injuries to the Physically Active
  • HPED 209, Motor Behavior
  • HPED 221, Human Structure and Function
  • HPED 341, Evaluations in Health and Physical Education
  • HPED 343, Physiology of Exercise, and the department’s two culminating courses
  • HPED 441, Psychosocial Implications of Health and Physical Education
  • HPED 442, Seminar in Health and Physical Education and Recreation

Required Sport Science Courses (19 credits)

  • HPED 263 Aquatics or HPED 261 Water Safety Instructor
  • HPED 315 Biomechanics
  • HPED 319 Pre-Professional Experience
  • HPED 344 Adapted Physical Activity and Sport
  • HPED 375 Physiological Basis of Strength Training
  • HPED 410 Exercise Prescription
  • HPED 412 Physical Activity and Stress Management

Required Exercise Science Courses (19 credits)

  • BIOL 151 Human Physiology
  • HPED 230 Aerobic Leadership
  • HPED 411 Physical Fitness Appraisal
  • HPED 413 Physical Activity and Aging
  • PHYS 151 Medical Physics Lecture
  • HPED 492 Health Fitness Instruction

For more information, see the undergraduate catalog.

  • Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science Department
  • Zink Hall, Room 225
    1190 Maple Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2771
  • Fax: 724-357-3777
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.