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Exercise Science

Our Kinesiology degree's Exercise Science concentration combines classroom instruction, laboratory experiences, clinical experiences, and internships to prepare you for a variety of career opportunities.

The Exercise Science program is designed so you have maximum exposure to the principles and practices that you need to be a successful allied health professional, while also providing opportunities to customize your curriculum to fit your future plans, whether those include attending professional school or exploring a specialization.

Our curriculum blends hard sciences like biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics with exercise science and kinesiology courses covering anatomy, physiology, nutrition, sport psychology, motor behavior and control, injury care and prevention, and biomechanics.

  • Students interested in physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistant, chiropractic, medical, and graduate school can now follow a “Pre-professional studies” concentration of exercise science. *Students must maintain a 2.75 Cumulative GPA to remain in this program and to meet graduation requirements.
  • Students interested in pharmaceutical or medical device sales, commercial wearable devices, corporate wellness, or environmental health and safety (business and marketing emphasis) can now follow a “Health and fitness sales” concentration of exercise science. *Students must maintain a 2.5 Cumulative GPA to remain in this program and to meet graduation requirements.
  • Students interested in strength and conditioning, hospital-based wellness, or commercial fitness can now follow a “Fitness Studies” concentration of exercise science. *Students must maintain a 2.0 Cumulative GPA to remain in this program and to meet graduation requirements.

View the course requirements for each concentration of exercise science.


For further information, contact:
Brian Campbell
Curriculum Coordinator, Exercise Science
Location: 138-A Bourgeois
Phone: (337) 482-6461