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  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalogue

Exercise Science Minor


This interdisciplinary minor can be declared through the department of physical education or the department of biology.

The Minor in Exercise Science is designed to provide cadets with a comprehensive introduction to the foundations of exercise and fitness.  It will prepare cadets to be eligible to sit for the American College of Sports Medicine Health and Fitness Instructor Certification Examination or the National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and Tactical Strength and Conditioning - Facilitator Examinations.

 

Requirements for the Minor in Exercise Science


The exercise science minor requires a minimum of 16 hours of specified course work beyond BI 101  and BI 102  or BI 111  and BI 112  (*indicates lab courses).

Required Courses (10 hours):


BI 101  and BI 102  or BI 111  and BI 112  are core science requirements for the exercise science minor.  Additional required courses are:

PE Elective Offerings:


All cadets enrolled in the exercise science minor must take 1.5 credits from the following courses as part of their 4.0 credit core requirement for physical education.