This interdisciplinary minor can be declared through the Department of Human Performance and Wellness.
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 17.5 hours of specified course work beyondBI 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: