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 minumum of 16 hours of specified course work beyond Biology 101 and 102.
Required Courses (10 hours):
BI 101 and BI 102 are core science requirements for the exercise science minor. Additional required courses are: