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Exercise Science Major Requirements

Degree: Bachelor of Science

Credit Hours: 71+

"PR" indicates a pre-requisite. "CO" indicates a co-requisite.

Courses within this major may also satisfy general education requirements. Please consult http://registrar.cofc.edu/general-edu for more information.

Required Courses

BIOL 201

Human Physiology (4) PR: BIOL 111/111L; BIOL 112/112L

BIOL 202

Human Anatomy (4) PR: BIOL 111/111L; BIOL 112/112L

MATH 104

Elementary Statistics (3) PR: MATH 101 or placement

OR

 

MATH 250

Statistical Methods (3) PR: Either MATH 111, 120 or instructor permission

Core Requirements

EXSC 201

Introduction to Health and Human Performance (cross-listed with PEHD 201) (3) PR: None

EXSC 210

Concepts in Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription (3) PR: None

EXSC 330

Kinesiology (3) PR: BIOL 202; EXSC 201 or PEHD 201

EXSC 340

Exercise Physiology and Lab (4) PR: BIOL 201; EXSC 201 or PEHD 201

EXSC 433

Research Design & Analysis (3) PR: EXSC 330; EXSC 340; MATH 104 or 250

EXSC 440

Biomechanics (3) PR: EXSC 201 or PEHD 201; EXSC 330; PHYS 101

EXSC 498

Capstone in Exercise Science (2) PR: EXSC 433; permission of instructor

PEHD 458

Organization and Administration in Health and Human Performance (3) PR: Senior standing; EXSC 201 or PEHD 201

24 credit hours selected from the following:

ATEP 365

General Medical Conditions in Athletics (3) PR: ATEP 345; BIOL 201; or instructor permission

ATEP 430

Therapeutic Exercise (3) PR: ATEP 245; ATEP 345; EXSC 330; BIOL 201; BIOL 202; or BIOL 201; BIOL 202; EXSC 201; EXSC 330; or instructor permission CO: ATEP 430L

ATEP 430L

Therapeutic Exercise Lab (1) CO: ATEP 430

ATEP 437

Therapeutic Modalities (3) PR: ATEP 245 or EXSC 201; ATEP 345; CO: ATEP 437L

ATEP 437L

Therapeutic Modalities Lab (1) CO: ATEP 437

EXSC 401

Independent Study (3) PR: EXSC 201 or PEHD 201; instructor permission

EXSC 438

Advanced Topics in Resistance Training and Conditioning (3) PR: BIOL 201, 202; EXSC 340; or instructor permission.

EXSC 439

Advanced Topics in Exercise Physiology (3) PR: EXSC 340; or instructor permission.

EXSC 444

Scientific Writing and Data Analysis (3) PR: Senior standing

HEAL 216

Personal & Community Health (3) PR: None

HEAL 333

Sports and Exercise Nutrition (3) PR: BIOL 201

HEAL 350

Epidemiology (3) PR: HEAL 215

PEHD 235

Motor Learning (3) PR: None

PEHD 355

Sports Psychology (3) PR: EXSC 201 or PEHD 201; PSYC 103

Cognate Requirement (12 credit hours- 8 credit hours of CHEM and 4 credit hours of PHYS or 4 credit hours of CHEM and 8 credit hours of PHYS)

CHEM 111

Principles of Chemistry (3) PR or CO: Unless students exempt MATH 111 (via diagnostic testing) or have completed this course as a pre-requisite, they are required to take MATH 111 as a co-requisite. CO: CHEM 111L

CHEM 111L

Principles of Chemistry Lab (1) CO: CHEM 111

PHYS 101

Introductory Physics (3) PR: None; CO: PHYS 101L

PHYS 101L

Introductory Physics Lab (1) CO: PHYS 101

AND

 

CHEM 112

Principles of Chemistry (3) PR: CHEM 111 and 111L; CO: CHEM 112L

CHEM 112L

Principles of Chemistry Lab (1) CO: CHEM 112

OR

 

PHYS 102

Introductory Physics (3) PR: PHYS 101 or PHYS 111 or HONS 157; CO: PHYS 102L

PHYS 102L

Introductory Physics Lab (1) CO: PHYS 102