2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science - Health Fitness Instructor Concentration

Summary of Graduation Requirements

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


Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
BIO 110
General Biology
or Biological Science
BIO 110L
General Biology Laboratory
or Biological Science Lab
ENG 101 College English I 3
MTH 103/105 Mathematics in General Education 3
PED 200 Beginning Fitness Though Weight Training 2
SEM 101
SEM 102
Spartan Seminar 101
and Spartan Seminar 102
CSC 150 Computer Literacy 3
ENG 102 College English II 3
HED 170 Personal and Community Health 3
PED 133/134 Beginning Swimming 1
PED 158/159 Fundamentals of Physical Education 1
PED 170 Introduction to Physical Education 3
XXXSocial Sciences 3
Second Year
HUM 210/211 Humanties 3
SCI 101 Physical Science for Non-Science Majors 3
SCI 101L Physical Science Laboratory 1
Chemistry: Man & Environment Laboratory  
PED 107 Aerobics 1
PED 251 Modern Dance I 1
PED 261/262
Team Sports I: Invasion Games
or Fundamentals of Physical Education
PED 287
Human Anatomy
or Human Anatomy and Physiology
PED 287L
Human Anatomy Laboratory
or Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory
SEM 201 Spartan Seminar 201 1
FSN 110 The Science of Human Nutrition 3
PED 220
Eval in Phys Educ
or Evaluation in Physical Education - Honors
PED 179 First Aid, Cpr & Aed 2
PED 288
Human Physiology
or Human Anatomy and Physiology
PED 288L
Human Physiology Laboratory
or Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory
PSY 228 Developmental Psychology 3
Third Year
EXS 363 Clinical Aspects of Aging 2
XXX XXX Cultural Perspectives 3
African-American Literature, 1940-PRESENT  
African-American History  
African-American History Since 1865  
African American Health  
Modern African History & Cultures 1600-PRESENT  
EXS 291 Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3
PED 356 Kinesiology 3
PED 365
Adapted Physical Education
or Adapted Physical Education- Honors
PED 357 Oranization & Administration 3
XXX XXX Social Sciences Elective 3
Introduction to the Social Sciences  
History of World Societies II  
United States History Since 1865  
Introduction to Business & Entrepreneurship  
Basic Principles of Economics  
PED 370 Secondary Physical Education Methods 3
PED 477
Physiology of Muscular Exercise
or Physiology of Muscular Exercise - Honors
EXS 300L Exercise Physiology Lab 1
EXS 292 Stress Management 3
ENG 285 Public Speaking 3
Fourth Year
PED 300
Advanced Fitness Through Weight Training
or Advanced Fitness Through Weight Training -Honors
PED 450
Motor Learning
or Motor Learning- Honors
PED 451 Psychological Aspects of Sports 3
PED 495 Internship Experience I (Local) 3
XXX XXX Cultural Perspectives 3
PED 496 Exercise Science Internship 12
 Total Credits120


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


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


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