2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Exercise Science/Health and Physical Education, Bachelor of Science - Health Fitness Instructor

Summary of Graduation Requirements

Subject Area Credits
General Education Core 40
Major Requirements 57
Other Requirements 23
Total Credit Hours 120

Curriculum

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
BIO 110
General Biology
or Biological Science
3
BIO 110L
General Biology Laboratory
or Biological Science Lab
1
Select one of the following: 3
Computer Literacy  
Computer Literacy for Musicians  
Essential of Microcomputing  
Computer Applications in the Arts  
Society/Technology  
ENG 101 College English I 3
ENG 102 College English II 3
HED 170 Personal and Community Health 3
PED 158/159 Fundamentals of Physical Education 1
MTH 103/105 Mathematics in General Education 3
PED 133/134 Beginning Swimming 1
PED 200 Beginning Fitness Though Weight Training 2
PED 280 Introduction to Physical Education 3
XXXSocial Sciences 3
SEM 101
SEM 102
Spartan Seminar 101
and Spartan Seminar 102
2
 Credits31
Second Year
SCI 101 Physical Science for Non-Science Majors 3
SCI 101L Physical Science Laboratory 1
Chemistry: Man & Environment Laboratory  
FSN 110 The Science of Human Nutrition 3
HUM 210/211 Humanties 3
PED 107 Aerobics 1
PED 179 First Aid, Cpr & AED 2
SEM 201 Spartan Seminar 201 1
PED 251 Modern Dance I 1
PED 261/262
Team Sports I: Invasion Games
or Fundamentals of Physical Education
1
PED 287
Human Anatomy
or Human Anatomy and Physiology
3
PED 287L
Human Anatomy Laboratory
or Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory
1
PED 288
Human Physiology
or Human Anatomy and Physiology
3
PED 288L
Human Physiology Laboratory
or Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory
1
PSY 228 Developmental Psychology 3
XXXSocial Sciences 3
 Credits30
Third Year
EXS 237 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3
EXS 363 Clinical Aspects of Aging 2
PED 369 Measurement and Evaluation 3
EXS 380 Stress Management 3
EXS 447L Physiology of Muscular Exercise 1
PED 477 Physiology of Muscular Exercise 3
PED 356 Kinesiology 3
PED 357 Oranization & Administration 3
PED 358 Curriculum and Instructional Procedures 3
PED 365 Adapted Physical Education 3
ENG 285 Public Speaking 3
ENG 285 Public Speaking 3
 Credits33
Fourth Year
XXXCultural Perspectives 3
XXXElectives 2
PED 300 Advanced Fitness Through Weight Training 2
PED 450 Motor Learning 3
PED 451 Psychological Aspects of Sports 3
PED 495 Internship Experience I (Local) 3
PED 496 Exercise Science Internship 12
 Credits28
 Total Credits122

Electives

Individual Sport/Team Sports

PED 158Fundamentals of Physical Education1
or PED 159 Fundamentals of Physical Education
PED 204Tennis I1
PED 206Tennis II1
PED 209Bowling1
PED 210Golf1
PED 212Introduction to Net & Wall Games1
PED 261Team Sports I: Invasion Games1
or PED 262 Team Sports Ii: Net/Wall & Striking/Fielding Games
PED 271Individual Sports1
or PED 272 Cooperative and Target Games

Health Content

HED 368ACur/Meth Health Ed3
HED 442General Safety Education3
FSN 449Nutrition in Sports & Fitness3

Aquatics

PED 134Advanced Swimming1
PED 235Aquatic Sports and Activities1
PED 325Lifeguard Training3

Rhythms

PED 109Water Aerobics2
PED 251Modern Dance I1
PED 254Jazz Dance1