The Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science Program prepares students to promote wellness, and regular participation in appropriate exercise and physical activity for a diverse population of individuals as exercise and fitness professionals in a variety of settings. Program graduates provide leadership, programming, and personal training in community and commercial fitness centers, YMCA and YWCA centers, hospital wellness/fitness centers, hospital cardiac rehabilitation centers, community recreation programs, corporate fitness centers, and serve as strength and conditioning coaches for athletic teams, and as personal training entrepreneurs.
Kinesiology and Health
Kinesiology-the study of physical movement-has seen a surge in popularity over the last 20 years that experts attribute to its social relevance, its relation to the obesity epidemic, and the growing societal importance of sports and athletics.
The Exercise Science Program curriculum is designed to include the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Standards so that program students learn and demonstrate the ACSM knowledge, skills, and abilities that are required for ACSM Personal Trainer, and Health Instructor Certification.
Students in the EXSC Program participate in guided laboratory and a variety of clinical and field-based practicum experiences each semester, and an internship experiences.
What can you do with an Exercise Science degree?
- Personal trainer
- Health/wellness personnel
- Graduate school in Physical Therapy
- Coach sports
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