Dec 03, 2020  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog

Exercise Science


Offered on the Crete Campus

Associate Professor Meyer
Assistant Professor of Practice Seier

A student majoring in exercise science chooses one emphasis from the following: fitness management, strength and conditioning, pre-athletic training, pre-occupational therapy, or pre-physical therapy.

An exercise science major prepares the student for such professional experiences as managing fitness settings, personal fitness training, athletic training, and post-graduate professional study.  The strength and conditioning emphasis will have the practical experience and coursework to facilitate success with the certifying examination of the National Strength and Coaching Association. The exercise scientist completes many of the requirements for acceptance into post-graduate, pre-professional allied health settings.

Requirements for the Exercise Science Major:


Complete 1 or 2

Option 1: Fitness Management


Option 2


Complete one of the following emphases:


Minor requirement:

Students are required to acquire one minor. Although not required, a second major would satisfy the minor requirement for this degree. 

Minor requirement:

Students are required to acquire one minor. Although not required, a second major would satisfy the minor requirement for this degree. 

Minor requirement:

Students are required to acquire one minor. Although not required, a second major would satisfy the minor requirement for this degree. 

Minor requirement:

Students are required to acquire one minor. Although not required, a second major would satisfy the minor requirement for this degree. 

 

Certification for teaching in Physical Education (K-12)


Students who are seeking certification for teaching in Physical Education (K-12) complete the following courses in addition to the Physical Education core.

Certification for teaching Physical Education and Health Education


Students who are seeking certification for teaching in Physical Education (K-12) and Health must complete the following courses in addition to the physical education core.