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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Exercise Science B.S.

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Contact: Dr. Tiffany Esmat, ES Program Coordinator
Bachelor of Science Degree
WellStar College of Health and Human Services,
Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management
(770) 794-7600


The Exercise Science program is a scientifically based program designed to prepare competent entry-level Exercise Science professionals in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (abilities) learning domains. The Exercise Science program offers a diversified program that includes both introductory and advanced coursework, laboratory experiences and the opportunity for practical application of knowledge through community and research based experiences. The program can also be used as pre-professional preparation for post graduate study in exercise science or other health related disciplines including physical therapy, occupational therapy and medical programs. The Exercise Science program is designed to prepare students for appropriate professional organization certifications. For admission to the program and further information, please contact the Exercise Science and Sport Management Department office (HS 4025).

Program progression and retention criteria

An AGPA of 2.75 is required for all Sport Management courses after SM 2100.

General Education (42 Credit Hours)

see listing of requirements 

University-Wide Fitness For Living Requirement (3 Credit Hours)

Upper Division Major Requirements

Capstone Experience (2 Credit Hours)

Major Field Electives (15 Credit Hours)

Select 15 credit hours of BIOL, CHEM, ES, HPE, PHYS, PSYC, SM. 6 credit hours must be at the 3000-4000 level.

Free Electives (12 Credit Hours)

Any course in the university curriculum.

Program Total (123 Credit Hours)

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