Program Overviews

Health Fitness Instruction

This emphasis focuses on the psychological and sociological principles underpinning exercise science and prepares students looking to work in settings such as corporate wellness, community health, and strength and conditioning. It is an excellent area of study for those students looking to continue into graduate or professional programs such as exercise and health, public health administration, and occupational therapy.


The following courses must be completed to fulfill the Health Fitness Instruction emphasis requirements:

MOV 201 Psycho-social Aspects of Physical Education and Sport

MOV 310 Motor Skill Development

BMS 223 Public Health Concepts

CIS 150 Introduction to Computing

CIS 231 Problem Solving Using Spreadsheets

PSY 310 Behavior Modification

PSY 364 Life Span Developmental Psychology

SOC 356 Sociology of Health Care

SOC 384 Sociology of Drug Use and Abuse


Clinical Exercise Science

This emphasis focuses on the scientific principles underpinning exercise science and prepares students to work in clinical settings such as cardiac rehabilitation or exercise physiology. It is also an excellent area of study for those students looking to continue into graduate or professional programs, such as exercise physiology, physical therapy, or physician assistant studies.

The following courses must be completed to fulfill the Clinical Exercise Science emphasis requirements:

MOV 365 Clinical Exercise Physiology

BMS 290 Human Physiology

BMS 291 Laboratory in Human Physiology

BMS 306 Advanced Human Nutrition

BMS 415 Nutrition and Human Performance

CHM 231 Introductory Organic Chemistry

CHM 232 Biological Chemistry

PHY 200 Physics for Life Sciences

PSY 310 Behavior Modification



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