The Department of Kinesiology and Health offers the Exercise Science program.
The Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science Program prepares students to promote wellness and regular participation in appropriate exercise and physical activity for a diverse population of individuals. Students are prepared to work as exercise and fitness professionals in a variety of settings. Program graduates provide leadership, programming, and personal training in community and commercial fitness centers, YMCA and YWCA centers, hospital wellness/fitness centers, hospital cardiac rehabilitation centers, community recreation programs, corporate fitness centers, and serve as strength and conditioning coaches for athletic teams or personal training entrepreneurs.
The Exercise Science Program curriculum is based on the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Standards which means students learn and demonstrate the ACSM knowledge, skills, and abilities that are required for the ACSM Personal Trainer or Health Instructor Certification.
Students in the Exercise Science Program participate in guided laboratories, a variety of clinical and field-based practicum experiences and complete the program with an internship experience.
Exercise Science General Education Curriculum