Exercise Science and Wellness Management Curriculum
The Exercise Science and Wellness Management program integrates classroom knowledge and fieldwork assignments to give you real-world experiences. In addition learning through the program’s science-based curriculum, you will complete a two-semester, hands-on practicum in a sport, fitness, health, or recreation area of your choice. For specialized and advanced practice areas, you can seek additional certifications under the supervision of your advisor and instructors.
The following is a typical curriculum for students entering University of the Sciences in Fall 2014; other students should refer to their advisor for their curricula.
General Chemistry I, II
General Chemistry Lab I, II
Seminar for Health Science
Mathematical Analysis I, II
Physical Education I, II
Introduction to Psychology
Writing and Rhetoric I, II
Introduction to Sociology
General Biology I, II
Introduction to Communication
Intellectual Heritage I, II
Humanities Discipline Requirements
General Education Electives
Human Structure and Function I, II with lab
CPR/AED/First Aid, Professional Rescuer
Health and Wellness
Introduction to Biostatistics
Exercise Testing and Prescriptions
Research Methods in Kinesiology
Fitness and Sports Nutrition
Fitness, Sport, and Health Management
Health Science Elective
Internship I, II
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Health and Social Participation
Health Science Electives
Additional general education courses are required as part of this program.
For detailed course descriptions and other information about the Exercise Science and Wellness Management curriculum, see the University Catalog.