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  Nov 23, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Exercise Science, BS


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Pre-Professional Track Curriculum


             Department and Number - Descriptive Title of Course Fall Cr. Spr. Cr.

First Year

   
  MAJOR   EXSC 210 - Sport and Exercise Physiology     3
  COGNATE   BIOL 110 -111 - (E) Human Anatomy and Physiology and BIOL 110 - 111 Labs 1 4 4
  GE NSCI   CHEM 112-113 - (E) General and Analytical Chemistry /CHEM 112L-113L   4.5 4.5
  GE QUAN   MATH 103 - (Q) Pre-Calculus Mathematics  OR MATH 114 - (Q) Calculus I   4  
  GE EP   EDUC 102 (FYOC, FYDT) Educational Skills in a Global Society     3
  GE PHIL   PHIL 120 Introduction to Philosophy   3  
  GE FSEM   First Year Seminar 2 (Fall)    
    15.5 14.5

  Second Year

   
  MAJOR   NUTR 110 - (E) Introduction to Nutrition   3  
  MAJOR   EXSC 229 - Applied Anatomy and Kinesiology   3  
  MAJOR   EXSC 375 Exercise Testing/Programming for Health and Performance ** 3  
  MAJOR   EXSC 212 Nutrition in Exercise and Sport     3
  COGNATE   PHYS 120/PHYS 120L (E) General Physics I  – PHYS 121/PHYS 121L (E) General Physics II   4 4
  COGNATE   BIOL 245 (W: lab only) General Physiology (S)     4.5
  GE WRTG   WRTG 107 (FYW) Composition   3  
  GE PHIL   PHIL 210 Ethics     3
    16 14.5

  Third Year

   
  MAJOR   EXSC 240 - Prevention and Care of Sports Injuries ** 3  
  MAJOR   EXSC 313 - Biomechanics of Human Movement     3
  MAJOR   EXSC 360 Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning                        3
  MAJOR   EXSC 448 (EPW) Research Methods in Exercise Science   3                      
  COGNATE   EDUC 120 (Q,W) Applied Statistics PSYC 210 (Q) Statistics in the Behavioral Sciences , OR MATH 204 (Q) Introduction to Statistics   3  
  COGNATE   PSYC 110 - (S) Fundamentals of Psychology     3
  GE T/RS   T/RS 121 - (P) Theology I: Introduction to the Bible  – T/RS 122 - (P) Theology II: Introduction to Christian Theology   3 3
  GE HUMN   HUMN ELECT (D) - Humanities Elective   3
  GE ELECT   FREE ELECT - Free Elective 3  
    15 15

  Fourth Year

   
  MAJOR   EXSC 440 - (EPW) Advanced Physiology of Sport and Exercise ** 3  
  MAJOR   EXSC 442 - Clinical Exercise Physiology     3
  MAJOR   PSYC 238 - Exercise and Sport Psychology  OR PSYC 225 - (S) Abnormal Psychology   3  
  GE S/BH   S/BH ELECT - Social Behavioral Elective   3
  GE PHIL or T/RS - HUMN   PHIL ELECT - Philosophy Elective or T/RS ELECT - Theology Elective and HUMN ELECT - Humanities Elective 3 3
  GE HUMN (D)   HUMN ELECT (D) - Humanities Elective 3 3
  GE ELECT   FREE ELECT - Free Elective 3 3
    15 15
TOTAL: 120.5 Credits  

 1In addition to BIOL 110 -111  with Labs, students may also wish to consider BIOL 141  - BIOL 142  with Labs as these courses may be required for some graduate programs in the allied health professions.

2The selection of a First Year Seminar may fulfill requirements both for the First Year Seminar and a General Education Requirement.  Thus, the First Year Seminar will not add to the total credits for the semester.  Talk with your advisor if you have any questions.

** Includes a community-based Learning Project, coordinated via the department and faculty mentors.

Pre-Health Track Curriculum


  Department and Number - Descriptive Title of Course Fall Cr. Spr. Cr.

First Year

   
MAJOR EXSC 210 - Sport and Exercise Physiology          3
MAJOR NUTR 110 - (E) Introduction to Nutrition   3               
COGNATE BIOL 141/141L - (E) (FYOC, FYDT Lab only) General Biology 1- BIOL 142/142L - (E) (FYOC, FYDT Lab only) General Biology 1 4.5    4.5       
GE NSCI CHEM 112-113 - (E) General and Analytical Chemistry /CHEM 112L-113L   4.5 4.5
GE HUMN HUMN ELECT - Humanities Elective 3  
GE WRTG WRTG 107 - (FYW) Composition                   3
GE FSEM First Year Seminar 2    
    15 15

Second Year

   
MAJOR EXSC 212 - Nutrition in Exercise and Sport     3
MAJOR EXSC 229 - Applied Anatomy and Kinesiology   3  
MAJOR EXSC 375 Exercise Testing/Programming for Health and Performance **   3
COGNATE BIOL 241 - Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy (S)   5  
COGNATE CHEM 232 - (E) Organic Chemistry /CHEM 232L  CHEM 233 - (E) Organic Chemistry /CHEM 233L   4.5 4.5
COGNATE BIOL 245 - (W: lab only) General Physiology (S)     4.5
GE QUAN MATH 114 - (Q) Calculus I   4  
    16.5 15

Third Year

   
MAJOR EXSC 240 Prevention and Care of Sports Injuries **   3
MAJOR EXSC 448 - (EPW) Research Methods in Exercise Science   3  
COGNATE PHYS 120/PHYS 120L - (E) General Physics I PHYS 121/PHYS 121L - (E) General Physics II * 4 4
COGNATE CHEM 350 - General Biochemistry I   3  
COGNATE EDUC 120 - (Q,W) Applied Statistics , PSYC 210 - (Q) Statistics in the Behavioral Sciences  or MATH 204 - (Q) Introduction to Statistics   3  
COGNATE PSYC 110 - (S) Fundamentals of Psychology     3
GE PHIL PHIL 210 - Ethics     3
GE HUMN (D) HUMN ELECT (D) - Humanities Elective   3
GE PHIL PHIL 120 - Introduction to Philosophy   3  
    16 16

Fourth Year

   
MAJOR EXSC 313 - Biomechanics of Human Movement     3
MAJOR EXSC 440 - (EPW) Advanced Physiology of Sport and Exercise ** 3  
MAJOR EXSC 442 - Clinical Exercise Physiology     3
COGNATE UPPER LEVEL BIOL - Elective (pre-requisite dependent) Examples include BIOL 348 - Functional Neuroanatomy (S)  or BIOL 446 - Cardiovascular Physiology (S)   3  
GE T/RE T/RS 121 - (P) Theology I: Introduction to the Bible  - T/RS 122 - (P) Theology II: Introduction to Christian Theology   3 3
GE S/BH  S/BH ELECT - Social/Behavioral Elective   3
GE PHIIL - T/RS PHIL ELECT - Philosophy or T/RS ELECT - T/RS Elective 3  
GE HUMN HUMN ELECT (D) - Humanities Elective   3
GE HUMN HUMN ELECT - Humanities Elective 3  
ELECTIVE CHEM 351 - General Biochemistry II  or NUTR 350 - Nutrition through the Life Cycle   3  
    18 15
TOTAL: 126.5 Credits          

1Successful completion of BIOL 141L  and BIOL 142L  satisfies the EP requirement.

2The selection of a First Year Seminar may fulfill requirements both for the First Year Seminar and a General Education Requirement.  Thus, the First Year Seminar will not add to the total credits for the semester.  Talk with your advisor if you have any questions.

100 or 200 level Humanities recommended, particularly Latin.

A/P Science classes are not accepted for credit in this track & transfer students must take major classes at University of Scranton.

*Physics can be taken in the Summer (Lab, summer only) or during Intersession.

**Included a community-based Learning Project, coordinated via the department and faculty mentors.

Applied Kinesiology Track


    Department & Number - Descriptive Title of Course Fall Cr. Spr. Cr.

First Year

   
COGNATE   BIOL 110 -111 - (E) Human Anatomy and Physiology and BIOL 110-111 Labs 1 4 4
COGNATE   CHEM 112-113 - (E) General and Analytical Chemistry   4.5 4.5
GE QUAN   MATH 103 - (Q) Pre-Calculus Mathematics  or MATH 114 - (Q) Calculus I   4                 
MAJOR   EXSC 210 - Sport and Exercise Physiology                           3
GE EP   EDUC 102 - (FYOC, FYDT) Educational Skills in a Global Society     3
GE PHIL   PHIL 120 - Introduction to Philosophy   3                       
GE FSEM   First Year Seminars2    
    15.5 14.5

Second Year

   
COGNATE   PHYS 120/PHYS 120L - (E) General Physics I   4  
MAJOR   NUTR 110 - (E) Introduction to Nutrition   3  
MAJOR   EXSC 212 - Nutrition in Exercise and Sport     3
MAJOR   EXSC 375 - Exercise Testing/Programming for Health and Performance ** 3  
MAJOR   EXSC 229 - Applied Anatomy and Kinesiology   3  
GE T/RS   T/RS 121 - (P) Theology I: Introduction to the Bible     3
MAJOR   PHED 101 1  
MAJOR   COA 208 - Conditioning and Training for Sports     3
COGNATE   BIOL 245 - (W: lab only) General Physiology (S)     4.5
GE WRTG   WRTG 107 - (FYW) Composition     3
    14 16.5

Third Year

   
MAJOR

  EXSC 360 - Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning  - EXSC 313 - Biomechanics of Human Movement  

3 3
MAJOR   EXSC 240 - Prevention and Care of Sports Injuries ** 3  
GE T/RS   T/RS 122 - (P) Theology II: Introduction to Christian Theology     3
GE HUMN   HUMN ELECT -  Humanities Electives (D) - HUMN ELECT - Humanities Elective 3 3
GE S/BH   PSYC 110 - (S) Fundamentals of Psychology     3
GE ELECT - GE BH   FREE ELECT  Free Elective - S/BH ELECT Social/Behavioral Elective 3 3
COGNATE   Management or Marketing Elective* 3  
    15 15

Fourth Year

   
COGNATE   Management or Marketing Elective   3
COGNATE   PSYC 238 - Exercise and Sport Psychology  or PSYC 225 - (S) Abnormal Psychology   3  
MAJOR (W)   EXSC 412 - (W) Current Topics in Exercise Science and Sports Medicine  or EXSC 448 - (EPW) Research Methods in Exercise Science   3  
MAJOR   EXSC 380 - Internship in Exercise Science     3
MAJOR   EXSC 442 - Clinical Exercise Physiology     3
MAJOR   EXSC 440 - (EPW) Advanced Physiology of Sport and Exercise   3  
GE PHIL - T/RS   PHIL ELECT - Philosophy Elective - T/RS ELECT - Theology Elective 3  
GE PHIL   PHIL 210 - Ethics     3
GE HUMN   HUMN ELECT - Humanities Elective (D) - HUMN ELECT - Humanities Elective 3 3
    15 15
  Total: 120.5 Credits   

1 In addition to BIOL 110 -111  with Labs, students may also wish to consider BIOL 141  - BIOL 142  with Labs as these courses may be required for some graduate programs in the    allied health professions.

2 The selection of a First Year Seminar will not add to the total credits for the semester.  Talk with your advisor if you have any questions.

* If students wish to take   MGT 476  or MGT 473  in the 4th year, MGT 351  or MKT 351  must be taken as a prerequisite.

** Includes a community-based Learning Project, coordinated via the department and faculty mentors.   

Pre-Professional 3 Year Track


  Department & Number- Descriptive Title of Course Fall Cr. Int. Cr.* Spr. Cr. Sum. Cr.*

First Year

       
MAJOR EXSC 210 - Sport and Exercise Physiology       3  
MAJOR NUTR 110 - (E) Introduction to Nutrition         3
COGNATE BIOL 110 -111 - (E) Human Anatomy and Physiology and BIOL 110-111 Labs 1 4   4  
GE NSCI CHEM 112-113 - (E) General and Analytical Chemistry and CHEM 112L/113L   4.5   4.5  
GE QUAN MATH 103 - (Q) Pre-Calculus Mathematics     4    
GE EP EDUC 102 - (FYOC, FYDT) Educational Skills in a Global Society       3  
GE PHIL PHIL 120 - Introduction to Philosophy   3      
GE HUMN HUMN ELECT (D) - Humanities Elective 3      
GE HUMN HUMAN ELECT - Humanities Elective     3  
COGNATE PSYC 110 - (S) Fundamentals of Psychology         3
GE FSEM First Year Seminar2 (Fall)        
    14.5 4 17.5 6

Second Year

       
MAJOR EXSC 229 - Applied Anatomy and Kinesiology   3      
MAJOR EXSC 375 - Exercise Testing/Programming for Health and Performance ** 3      
MAJOR EXSC 212 - Nutrition in Exercise and Sport       3  
MAJOR PSYC 238 - Exercise and Sport Psychology  or PSYC 225 - (S) Abnormal Psychology   3      
COGNATE PHYS 120/PHYS 120L - (E) General Physics I  – PHYS 121/PHYS 121L - (E) General Physics II   4   4  
COGNATE BIOL 245 - (W: lab only) General Physiology (S)       4.5  
GE WRTG WRTG 107 - (FYW) Composition   3      
GE ELECT FREE ELECT - Free Electives     3 3
GE S/BH S/BH ELECT - Social/Behavioral Elective     3  
GE PHIL PHIL 210 - Ethics     3    
GE T/RS T/RS 121 - (P) Theology I: Introduction to the Bible         3
    16 3 17.5 6

Third Year

       
MAJOR EXSC 240 - Prevention and Care of Sports Injuries ** 3      
MAJOR EXSC 313 - Biomechanics of Human Movement       3  
MAJOR EXSC 360 - Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning       3  
MAJOR EXSC 448 - (EPW) Research Methods in Exercise Science   3      
MAJOR EXSC 440 - (EPW) Advanced Physiology of Sport and Exercise ** 3      
MAJOR EXSC 442 - Clinical Exercise Physiology       3  
COGNATE EDUC 120 - (Q,W) Applied Statistics  PSYC 210 - (Q) Statistics in the Behavioral Sciences  OR MATH 204 - (Q) Introduction to Statistics   3      
GE HUMN HUMN ELECT (D) - Humanities Elective   3    
GE ELECT FREE ELECT (D) - Free Elective   3    
GE T/RS T/RS 122 - (P) Theology II: Introduction to Christian Theology       3  
GE PHIL - T/RS - HUMN PHIL ELECT - Philosophy Elective OR T/RS ELECT - Theology Elective AND HUMN ELECT - Humanities Elective 3   3  
    15 6 15  
Total: 120.5 Credits         

1In addition to BIOL 110 -111  with Labs, students may also with to consider BIOL 141 -BIOL 142  with Labs as these courses may be required for some graduate programs in the allied health professions.

2The selection of a First Year Seminar may fulfill requirements both for the First Year Seminar and a General Education Requirement.  Thus, the First Year Seminar will not add to the total credits for the semester.  Talk with your advisor if you have any questions.

**Includes a community-based Learning Project, coordinated via the department and faculty mentors.

*Please check intersession and summer course offerings in advance to ensure the availability of courses.  Alternate courses from within the curriculum may be selected during these terms based upon availability.

Students may elect to complete degree requirements in 4-years.

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