Concentration

Kinesiology: Exercise Science

Exercise Science is the study of human movement and how the body reacts to physical activity.

Degree


If you want a career in health promotion, physical therapy, occupational therapy, chiropractic medicine, athletic training, exercise physiology, or many other allied health fields, then try an exercise science concentration.

 

INTERESTING CLASSES YOU'LL TAKE

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Fitness Testing and Prescription
  • Motor Skill Acquisition

To learn more about specific course requirements, view the course catalog.

Learn more about Pre-Health.

 

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

  • Good Shepherd Institute for Healthy Living
  • Andrews Institute of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Center of Rehabilitation Excellence
  • Postural Restoration Institution

 

WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH THIS DEGREE

  • Nutritionist
  • Exercise physiologists
  • Fitness in space (NASA)
  • Fitness in the military
  • Fitness in medical facilities
  • Corrective therapy
  • Recreational therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Dance therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Therapy in clinic or hospital based centers
  • Specialty clinics or learning centers:
    • Perceptual motor development
    • Movement development
    • Strength development
  • Athletic trainer for:
    • Professional teams
    • Universities

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