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  Nov 24, 2017
 
 
    
University Catalog 2012-2013 (ARCHIVED CATALOG) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Exercise Science, B.S.


The Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science provides specific preparation in the exercise sciences as well as a strong grounding in the biosciences and/or nutritional science. The degree may lead to graduate study in exercise science or nutritional science; entrance into professional schools in allied health professions; and employment in applied exercise science, kinesiology, or nutrition.

The total number of units required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science is 180 units, of which 121 are in the major. Consult with an advisor for the specific number of units required in all areas of the degree including GE and free electives

Requirements for the Major (121 units)


Requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science include University requirements, General Education courses, Core and Option courses in the major. Students choose either: Exercise and Biosciences (Option I) or Exercise and Nutrition (Option II).

Students must earn minimum C grades in all required major courses consisting of 79 units in the core and 42 units in the option selected.

Required Core Courses (79 units)


Options I and II (42 units)


Select one of the following options and complete the required courses; directed and selected electives listed below.

 

Option I. Exercise and Biosciences (42 units)


This option prepares students for graduate study in exercise science, entrance into professional schools in allied health professions, and employment in applied exercise science and kinesiology.

Directed Upper Division Electives (10 units)


Selected/Free Electives (17 units)


With advisor approval, complete a minimum of 17 units of electives.
 

Option II. Exercise and Nutrition (42 units)


This option prepares students for graduate study in exercise science or nutritional science and employment in applied exercise science, kinesiology, or nutrition.

Selected/Free Electives (16 units)


With advisor approval, complete a minimum of 16 units of electives.