Exercise Science, BS

This is the first version of the 2024–25 General Catalog. Please check back regularly for changes. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • apply principles of biomechanics and musculoskeletal anatomy to better understand movement, exercise, and injury;
  • apply understanding of psychological benefits and determinants of physical activity behavior to facilitate behavior change;
  • apply understanding of the effects of acute exercise and training on physiological systems;
  • design population-specific aerobic, strength, balance, and flexibility exercise programs for health and performance outcomes;
  • measure health and fitness outcomes to inform and evaluate tailored exercise programs; and
  • apply evidence-based nutrition recommendations to support and enhance sport, performance, and exercise training outcomes.