What to Expect in Exercise Science and Health Promotion

Thinking about joining our program? Find out what you can expect when you focus on exercise science and health promotion.

Courses

CHEM 101 Preparatory Chemistry 4 hours
ENGL 160 Academic Writing I: Writing in Academic and Public Contexts 3 hours
KN 100 Kinesiology and Nutrition: First-year Seminar 2 hours
MATH 121 Precalculus Mathematics 5 hours

Reminders

  • Don’t miss the new student welcome luncheon, held in the third or fourth week of fall semester
  • Make your required advising appointment before your spring registration time ticket arrives—registration for spring semester starts in late October/early November

Courses

BIOS 100 Biology of Cells and Organisms 5 hours
ENGL 161 Academic Writing II: Writing for Inquiry and Research 3 hours
KN 136 Techniques and Principles of Resistance Training 2 hours
KN 152 Introduction to Exercise Science and Health 3 hours
PSCH 100 Introduction to Psychology 4 hours

Reminders

  • Make your required advising appointment before your summer and fall registration time tickets arrive—registration starts in late March/early April

Summer semesters aren’t needed to complete a degree in four years.

But if you want to accelerate your program or lighten course loads in other semesters, we do offer several core requirements each summer. You can also use summer semester to take general education electives in other departments.

Courses

KN 243 Basic Fitness Assessment 3 hours
KN 251 Human Physiological Anatomy I 5 hours
KN 335 Exercise Psychology 3 hours
Free elective(s) 5 hours

Reminders

  • Make your required advising appointment before your spring registration time ticket arrives—registration for spring semester starts in late October/early November

Courses

KN 200 Statistical Methods 3 hours
KN 240 Instructional Techniques in Fitness 3 hours
KN 252 Human Physiological Anatomy II 5 hours
Free elective(s) 3 hours

Reminders

  • Make your required advising appointment before your summer and fall registration time tickets arrive—registration starts in late March/early April

Courses

HN 196 Nutrition 3 hours
KN 261 Applied Musculoskeletal Anatomy 3 hours
KN 352 Physiology of Exercise 4 hours
KN 436 Health Coaching 3 hours
KN elective 3 hours

Reminders

  • Make your required advising appointment before your spring registration time ticket arrives—registration for spring semester starts in late October/early November
  • Make your required advising appointment before your summer and fall registration time tickets arrive—registration starts in late March/early April

Courses

KN 361 Nutrition 3 hours
KN 372 Applied Musculoskeletal Anatomy 3 hours
KN elective 3 hours
Analyzing the Natural World requirement 5 hours

Reminders

  • Don’t forget your experiential learning requirement! Apply this semester for internship, research, teaching assistant or peer mentor positions for next year
  • Make your required advising appointment before your spring registration time ticket arrives—registration for spring semester starts in late October/early November

Courses

KN 410 Aging and the Motor System 3 hours
KN elective 3 hours
Free elective 3 hours
Gen ed elective(s) 6 hours

Reminders

  • Considering graduate or professional school? Apply now!
  • Make your required advising appointment before your summer and fall registration time tickets arrive—registration starts in late March/early April

Courses

Experiential Learning 3-6 hours
Free elective 3 hours
Gen ed elective 3 hours
Gen ed elective 5 hours

Graduation

You must apply to graduate! Graduation is not automatic. Apply to graduate by Friday of the third week of your final semester.