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 state minimum core requirements.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)3  
Choose from (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4):
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 (Satisfies General Education Outcome 2.1 if MATH is taken):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 State Minimum Core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.1 or 3.2)13  
Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4:
BIOL 1543 Principles of Biology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lecture)
& BIOL 1541L Principles of Biology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lab)
or BIOL 1584 Biology for Majors (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lecture)
4  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)  3
Fine Arts or Humanities State Minimum Core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.1 or 3.2)1  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) (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 1.2 and 5.1)  3
Year Total: 17 16
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
EXSC 2733 Introduction to Exercise Science (Satisfies General Education Outcome 4.1)3  
NUTR 1213 Fundamentals of Nutrition3  
Choose from (Satisfies General Education Outcome 4.2):
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) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)  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
or STAT 2823 Biostatistics
  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 Sciences State Minimum Core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)  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   3
EXSC 4323 Exercise Prescription  3
EXSC 4773 Performance and Drugs  3
Year Total: 16 16
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
EXSC 4833 Exercise Applications for Special Populations
or EXSC 4833H Honors Exercise Applications for Special Populations
3  
Social Sciences State Minimum Core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)3  
EXSC 4783 Sport and Exercise Psychology3  
PSYC 3023 Abnormal Psychology3  
EXSC 4903 Internship in Exercise Science (Satisfies General Education Outcome 6.1)2
or KINS 405V Independent Study
or KINS 405VH Honors Independent Study
or KINS 498VH Kinesiology Honors Thesis/Project
  3
Related Elective  9
Year Total: 12 12
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120