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2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Exercise and Health Science B.S.

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Bachelor of Science Degree
WellStar College of Health and Human Services,
Department of Health, Physical Education & Sport Science
(770) 423-6216


The Exercise and Health Science major program is designed for students seeking academic preparation in the exercise, fitness and/or health areas. This program of study prepares students to become leaders in the fitness profession, and to organize and deliver health promotion programs in private, public, or corporate wellness environments. The capstone to the program is a one academic semester internship experience working in an exercise and health science setting, or students can select pre-professional elective coursework to prepare for advanced or graduate studies, e.g., physical therapy, exercise physiology. For admission to the program and further information, see the department office (CC 3003).

General Education (42 Credit Hours)

see listing of requirements 

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

Upper Division Major Requirements

Exercise and Health Science Electives (6 Credit Hours)

(Select one of the following elective areas)

HPS General Electives

  • Select any two 3000-4000 level HPS courses (6 Credit Hours)

Capstone Experience (15 Credit Hours)

(Select one of the following)

Free Electives (12 Credit Hours)

Any course in the university curriculum.

Program Total (123 Credit Hours)

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