Jul 23, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Exercise Science Major (B.S.)


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Exercise Science is the scientific study of exercise and sport. As a discipline, exercise science is heavily rooted in the physical and life sciences including chemistry, biology, and physics. The field of exercise science involves the study of physical activity and the impact it has on health, fitness, and athletics. Exercise science graduates can choose from careers in university research and teaching facilities, sports medicine clinics, hospital and cardiac rehabilitation centers, public health organizations, corporate fitness centers, health and community fitness clubs, personal training, and athletic coaching.

Students seeking professional employment in athletics, club, community, corporate, or clinical health/fitness settings as well as preparation for graduate education in exercise science or related healthcare fieldswould take this major. Program and course competencies are designed to meet American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCS) outcomes.

General Education Required Courses


SVSU requires a total of 124 credits including 42 upper level credits and 2 CI (!) courses.

Fulfull the 10 General Education categories to meet the University General Education   requirements (35 credits)

Students are required to fulfill the following General Education courses as part of the Exercise Science degree requirements.

Category 3


Complete one of the following courses to fulfill General Education and Exercise Science Major requirements (4 cr).

Category 6


Complete the following course to fulfill General Education and Exercise Science Major requirements (3 cr).

Category 10


Complete one of the following courses to fulfill General Education and Exercise Science Major requirements (3 cr).

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