Jan 27, 2022  
2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog

Exercise Science


Offered on the Crete Campus

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.

Student Learning Outcomes

As a result of completing the Exercise Science program, students will be able to: 

  1. Integrate knowledge from liberal arts and a sports medicine education to address the health of populations in the Sports Medicine, Clinical, or Laboratory Environment.
  2. Use critical thinking and innovative problem solving during an assessment or evaluation.
  3. Communicate and collaborate effectively within a diverse Sports Medicine, Clinical, or Laboratory Environment.
  4. Analyze information from multiple perspectives to provide recommendations in exercise science and sports medicine.

Requirements for the Exercise Science Major:


Complete 1 or 2

Option 1: Fitness Management


Option 2


Complete one of the following emphases: