• Exercise Science Minor

    Biology Department

    The Exercise Science minor is designed to give students an understanding of the human body and how it responds to exercise and injury at all stages of life. Courses are designed to give students an understanding of the physiological adaptations and benefits associated with exercise, common sports related injuries, and the science behind typical rehabilitation protocols. Students would gain knowledge regarding the benefits and drawbacks of different types of training and nutritional regimens as well as hands-on experience in a field of the students’ choosing: athletic training, coaching, research, personal training, or physical therapy.

    The following courses would be required to earn the minor:

    • BIO 133 Anatomy and Physiology I
    • BIO 134 Anatomy and Physiology II
    • BIO 215 Nutrition
    • ESC 210 Introduction to Athletic Injuries
    • ESC 220 Strength and Fitness Training and Assessment
    • ESC 335/BIO 335 Exercise Physiology
    • ESC 350 Exercise Science Practicum
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