Exercise Science Minor

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Add the Exercise Science Minor for More Career Options

Graduate with this minor, and you'll head into the job market with extra options. You'll have the training and knowledge to follow career opportunities in exercise science in addition to job opportunities in your major.

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 375Physiological Basis of Strength Training and Conditioning - 3 credits

KHSS 411 Physical Fitness Appraisal - 3 credits

KHSS 413Physical Activity and Aging - 3 credits

KHSS 415Lifestyle 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)