Exercise Science Suggested Course Sequence

 NOTES:

  • HW = Health/Wellness Track
  • AT = Pre-Athletic Training Track
  • PT = Pre-Physical Therapy Track
  • OT = Pre-Occupational Therapy Track

1st Year FALL SEMESTER

 

 

Course

 

Title

Prerequisite(s)

Credit Hours

Suggested for:

SSES

1200

Prin. Of Personal Fitness

 

2

HW

SSES

2100

Introduction to Exercise Science

 

2

ALL

STAT

1150

Principles of Statistics#

MATH 0101 or placement

3

ALL

ENGL

1101/1102

Discourse and Composition#

Placement

3

ALL

PSYC

1101

Introduction to Psychology#

 

3

ALL

UNIV

1100

University Experience

1

ALL

ELECTIVES

 

 

2-4

HW, AT

 

 

HW

AT

PT

OT

15

15

15

15

 

1st Year SPRING SEMESTER

 

 

BIOL

1130

Principles of Anatomy & Physiology 1#

 

4

HW, AT, PT

BIOL

1151

General Biology 1

MATH placement

4

OT

COMM

1103

Public Speaking#

 

3

ALL

ENGL

1105

Composition and Argumentation#

ENGL 1101 or 1102

3

ALL

SSPE

2100

Personal and Community Health

 

3

HW, AT

SSES

2400

Legal/Ethical Aspects

3

ALL

GEP

 

Fine Arts

3

HW, PT, OT

 

 

HW

AT

PT

OT

16

16

16

16

 

2nd Year FALL SEMESTER

 

 

BIOL

1131

Principles of Anatomy & Physiology 2#

BIOL 1130

4

HW, AT, PT

BIOL

1152

General Biology 2

BIOL 1151

4

PT

BIOL

3560

Principles of Anatomy

BIOL 1151

4

OT

SSPE

2200

Human Nutrition

 

3

ALL

ATTR

2200

Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

 

3

HW, AT

ATTR

2300

Athlete Health Maintenance

 

3

ALL

GEP

 

Engaged Citizenry

 

3

HW, OT

AHNR

1102

Medical Terminology

 

2

AT, PT

BUHE

3000

Medical Terminology for Health Managers

 

3

OT

 

 

HW

AT

PT

OT

16

15

16

16

 

2nd Year SPRING SEMESTER

 

 

BIOL

1151

General Biology 1

 

4

AT, PT

SSPE

2100

Personal & Community Health

 

3

PT

GEP

 

Global Perspectives

 

3

ALL

SSES

2500

Sport Nutrition

 

3

HW, AT

BIOL

3561

Principles of Physiology

BIOL 3560

4

OT

SSSM

3200

Psychology of Sport

Sophomore rank or above

3

ALL

GEP

 

 

 

3

ALL

ANTH

2250

Cultural Anthropology

3

OT

ELECTIVES

 

 

3

HW

 

 

HW

AT

PT

OT

15

16

16

16

 

 

 

 


3rd Year FALL SEMESTER

 

 

SSPE

2100

Personal & Community Health

 

3

OT

CHEM

1141

General Chemistry 1

MATH 1200 (can be co-req)

4

AT, PT

PHIL

2320

Ethics in Public and Private Life#

ENGL 1105

3

ALL

SSES

3000

Physiology of Exercise

BIOL 1130 and 1131 (with grade of “C” or better)

3

ALL

EMTP

1010

First Aid/CPR

 

2

ALL

PHYSICAL SCIENCE

 

 

4

OT

GEP

Engaged Citizenry

3

AT, PT

GEP

 

Literature

3

HW

ELECTIVES

 

 

4

HW

 

 

HW

AT

PT

OT

15

15

15

15

 

3rd Year SPRING SEMESTER

 

 

PSYC

2130

Child and Adolescent Psychology

PSYC 1101

3

OT

CHEM

1142

General Chemistry 2

CHEM 1141

4

PT

PSYC

3130 or

3160

Psychology of the Adult

Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 1101

3

OT

SSES

4000

Exercise Testing & Prescription

SSES 3000 (with grade of “C” or better)

3

ALL

SSES

3100

Performance Enhancement

SSES  3000

3

HW, AT

SSES

 

3050

 

 

Biomechanics and Functional Kinesiology

 

BIOL 1130 and 1131 (with grade of “C” or better)

4

ALL

GEP

 

Historical Perspectives

 

3

ALL

GEP

 

Fine Arts

 

3

AT

ELECTIVES

 

 

 

2

HW, PT

 

 

HW

AT

PT

OT

15

16

16

16

 

4th Year FALL SEMESTER

 

 

BIOL

3660

Neuroanatomy

BIOL 3560

4

OT

SSPE

4900

Sport Professions Capstone

Senior standing

3

ALL

SSES

3300

Exercise for Special Populations

SSES 3050

3

HW, AT

SSES

4200

Management of Fitness Facilities

SSES 2100 (with grade of “C” or better)

3

ALL

SSES

4990

Internship 1

SSES 4000 (with grade of “C” or better)

3

ALL

PHYS

2201

Physics 1

MATH 1250 or 1300 or higher placement

4

AT, PT

ELECTIVES

 

 

 

3

HW, PT, OT

 

 

HW

AT

PT

OT

15

16

16

16

 

4th Year SPRING SEMESTER

 

 

BIOL

4660

Advanced Human Anatomy

BIOL 3560

4

OT

SSES

3800

Therapeutic Exercise

SSES 3050

3

HW, AT

SSES

4995

Internship 2

SSES 4000 (with grade of “C” or better)

3

HW

PHYS

2202

Physics 2

PHYS 2201

4

PT

PHYSICAL SCIENCE

 

 

4

OT

ELECTIVES

 

 

 

7

HW

ELECTIVES

 

 

 

8

AT

ELECTIVES

 

 

 

6

PT

ELECTIVES

 

 

 

2

OT

 

 

HW

AT

PT

OT

13

11

10

10

 

 

 

 

120

 

 # Counts toward University General Education Program requirements

**NOTE**  Not all courses in the major are offered every term.  Students are strongly encouraged to contact their faculty advisor for assistance in planning their program of study.

Updated 2/22/17

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