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Minor in Exercise Science

Students will be given an opportunity to establish a strong foundation in understanding the human body with emphasis on the relationship of skeletal, muscular, and neurological anatomy and function as it relates to sport and human performance.

Having established a strong understanding of the human body students will participate in hands-on learning on how external forces impact human movement and the significance of these internal and external forces on sport performance.

Internships

Students are highly encouraged to complete EXS 4330 internship of their choice or under the direction of program manager.  Students will need to complete the Internship Packet agreement and must meet the following criteria:

  1. Must be of senior standing.(92 earned credits)
  2. Must be within 9 hours of completing all KIN requirements of the Exercise Science Degree (or have special background experience)
  3. Have a 3.0 GPA in ALL KIN required courses for the fulfillment of the B.S. in Kinesiology undergraduate degree (listed in course catalog)

Applicant must start the pre-internship application process and have an established internship site one semester before anticipated start of internship.

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Exercise Science Minor

Minor Requirements

Exercise Science

EXS 1300 Founda of Exercise Science 3 Credits
EXS 2301 Anatom Basis for Phys Activity 3 Credits
EXS 3300 Biomechanics 3 Credits
EXS 3100 Biomechanics Laboratory 1 Credit

EXS 4311 Physiology of Exercise 3 Credits
EXS 4111 Exercise Physiology Lab 1 Credit

and

any 3 hours of 3000 or 4000 level Exercise Science electives 3 Credits
and

any one-hour activity course 1 Credit

Additional related requirements

BIO 2401 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4 Credits
BIO 2402 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4 Credits

BIO 2401, BIO 2402* may be used to satisfy the GEC.