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B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science

Program Goals

The exercise and sport science program will:

  • Meet standards and guidelines of academic non-profit organizations such as the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
  • Prepare graduates to sit for professional certification examinations in exercise and fitness from the NSCA, ISSN, ACSM, NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) and/or ACE (American Council on Exercise). 
  • Prepare graduates for post-graduation placement in graduate school, a professional school, or entry-level employment within six months of completing the degree program.
  • Develop competent scholars, researchers, physical activity, and sport specialists to meet the workforce needs of a global society.
  • Prepare graduates to enhance delivery of physical activity, sport, and rehabilitative services for all segments of society, including special populations such as children and the elderly; persons with disability, injury, and disease; and athletes.

Exercise and Sport Science Major Curriculum

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