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Nutrition Exercise and Health Sciences

Bachelor of Science: Exercise Science

The Bachelor of Science – Exercise Science prepares student to enter career areas where exercise is an integral part of general health and human performance. Such areas include corporate health-wellness, private health-fitness clubs, diverse non-profit fitness-wellness agencies such as YMCA’s, and athletic performance including strength and conditioning.

All pre-admission courses must be completed with a C or better prior to gaining full admission to the major:

Please Note: Completing these courses does not guarantee admission to Central Washington University or the degree program.

Pre-Admission Courses:23 Credits
BIOL 201Human Physiology5
CHEM 111 + 111LIntro to Chemistry + Lab5
CHEM 112 + 112LIntro to Organic Chemistry + Lab5
EXSC 254Foundations of Fitness3
PHYS 111 + 111L

or PHYS 181 +181L

Introduction to Physics+ Lab

or General Physics + Lab

Required Courses:64 Credits
CHEM 113 + 113LIntro to Biochemistry + Lab5
EXSC 350 + 350LGross Anatomy + Laboratory5
EXSC 351 + 351LPhysiology + Laboratory5
EXSC 352Prev. Treat. Injuries4
EXSC 370Biomechanics5
EXSC 450 + 450LPhysiology of Exercise + Laboratory5
EXSC/NUTR 446Sport Nutrition & Weight Control3
EXSC 455 + 455LFitness Assess. & Exercise Presc.5
EXSC 456Clinical Physiology4
EXSC 470Sports Biomechanics3
EXSC 480Science of Resistanace Exercise4

or EXSC 495C

Fitness Centers/Clubs Practicum

or Management Practicum

EXSC 495DLaboratory Assessment Practicum2
EXSC 490Cooperative Education - Professional Internship12
Elective Courses:15 Credits
ACCT 301Financial Accounting Analysis (*)5
BUS 241Legal Environment of Business (*)5
COM 345Business and Professional Speaking4
ECON 201Principles of Economics Micro (*)5
HRM 381Management of Human Resources (*)5
MGT 380Organizational Management (*)5
MKT 360Principles of Marketing (*)5
PSY 401Psychology of Sport4
PSY 449Abnormal Psychology4

(*) Completion of these courses satisfies the requirements for a Business Minor

Total to Complete Major:102 Credits