Exercise Science B.S.

Eight-Semester Degree Program

Students wishing to follow the eight-semester degree plan in Kinesiology should see the Eight-Semester Degree Policy for university requirements of the program. Students must have 40 hours of 3000/4000-level classes to graduate. Find out more about the University Core requirements.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013)3  
CHEM 1103 University Chemistry I (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1414 Lecture)
& CHEM 1101L University Chemistry I Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1414 Lab)
or CHEM 1203 and CHEM 1201L
4  
Choose from:3  
General Elective (recommend MATH 1203 if appropriate)
MATH 1213 Plane Trigonometry (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1203)
or MATH 1284C Precalculus Mathematics (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1305)
or MATH 2554 Calculus I (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2405)
Fine Arts or Humanities-University Core3  
BIOL 1543 Principles of Biology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lecture)
& BIOL 1541L Principles of Biology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lab)
4  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023)  3
Fine Arts or Humanities-University Core  3
CHEM 1123 University Chemistry II (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1424 Lecture)
& CHEM 1121L University Chemistry II Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1424 Lab)
or CHEM 1223 and CHEM 1221L
  4
Choose from:  3
General Elective (if math requirement met excluding STAT 2303)
MATH 1213 Plane Trigonometry (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1203)
or MATH 1284C Precalculus Mathematics (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1305)
or MATH 2554 Calculus I (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2405)
COMM 1313 Public Speaking (ACTS Equivalency = SPCH 1003)  3
Year Total: 17 16
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
EXSC 2733 Introduction to Exercise Science3  
NUTR 1213 Fundamentals of Nutrition3  
HIST 2003 History of the American People to 1877 (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 2113)
or HIST 2013 History of the American People, 1877 to Present (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 2123)
or PLSC 2003 American National Government (ACTS Equivalency = PLSC 2003)
3  
PBHL 2663 Terminology for the Health Professions3  
BIOL 2443 Human Anatomy (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2404 Lecture)
& BIOL 2441L Human Anatomy Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2404 Lab)
4  
PSYC 2003 General Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 1103)  3
STAT 2303 Principles of Statistics (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2103)
or PSYC 2013 Introduction to Statistics for Psychologists
or SOCI 3303 Social Data and Analysis
  3
BIOL 2213 Human Physiology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2414 Lecture)
& BIOL 2211L Human Physiology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2414 Lab)
  4
General Elective  2
Social Science-University Core  3
Year Total: 16 15
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
PHYS 2013 College Physics I (ACTS Equivalency = PHYS 2014 Lecture)
& PHYS 2011L College Physics I Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = PHYS 2014 Lab)
4  
EXSC 3153 Exercise Physiology3  
EXSC 3353 Mechanics of Human Movement3  
General Elective3  
Related Elective3  
EXSC 3533 Laboratory Techniques  3
CHEM 2613 Organic Physiological Chemistry (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1224 Lecture)
& CHEM 2611L Organic Physiological Chemistry Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1224 Lab)
or CHEM 3603 and CHEM 3601L
  4
Related Elective   6
PSYC 3023 Abnormal Psychology  3
Year Total: 16 16
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
EXSC 4323 Exercise Prescription3  
EXSC 4833 Exercise Applications for Special Populations
or EXSC 4833H Honors Exercise Applications for Special Populations
3  
Social Science-University Core3  
Related Elective3  
EXSC 4903 Internship in Exercise Science1
or KINS 405V Independent Study
or KINS 405VH Honors Independent Study
or KINS 498VH Kinesiology Honors Thesis/Project
  3
EXSC 4773 Performance and Drugs  3
Related Elective  6
Year Total: 12 12
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120