Bachelor of Science in Education - Physical Education with a concentration in Exercise Science
The exercise science concentration in physical education is designed to prepare students to assume positions as exercise and fitness professionals. This concentration is also well-suited as a pre-professional program for students interested in further pursuing a career in physical therapy, occupational therapy, prosthetics, orthotics, and medicine. Additionally, the exercise science concentration will prepare students for research intensive exercise science graduate programs in exercise physiology, biomechanics, physical activity, and others.
Courses required for major (core curriculum)
In addition to the general education requirements, the following courses must be taken:
and select four hours of physical activity from:
and 15 hours of professional electives approved by the advisor.
Students must complete all required course work, both general and professional, with a minimum GPA of 2.5 before applying for their practicum experiences. Prior to graduation, all exercise science course work must be completed with a least a 2.5 overall GPA and no grade below “C-“.