Exercise Science and Sport Studies

Curriculum

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Exercise and Health Science

Major (44 credits)

Foundations Requirement (16 credits)
  • EXHS 111 Introduction to Exercise and Health Science (4 credits)
  • MATH 124 Probability and Statistical Inference (4 credits) OR PSYC 221 Applied Behavioral Statistics (4 credits)
  • Nutrition 125 Concepts of Nutrition Science (4 credits w/lab)
  • BIOL 216 Human Physiology (4 credits) OR BIOL 325 Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4 credits w/lab)
Inquiry and Analysis Requirement (8 credits; EXHS 301 and either EXHS 306 or EXHS 308)
  • EXHS 379A Research Methods in Exercise Science (4 credits)
  • EXHS 306 Kinesiology (4 credits w/lab)
  • EXHS 308 Exercise Physiology (4 credits w/lab)
Professional Development Requirement (4 credits)
  • EXHS 302 Clinical Healthcare: Theory and Application (4 credits w/lab)
  • EXHS 303 Physical Activity Epidemiology (4 credits)
  • EXHS 310 Principles of Strength Training and Conditioning (4 credits w/lab)
Integrated Learning: Psychological or Social-Humanistic Perspectives Requirement (4 credits)
  • EXHS 323 Sport in a Diverse Society (4 credits)
  • EXHS 324 Sport and Exercise Psychology (4 credits)
  • EXHS 390 Sport Ethics (4 credits)
Elective Courses (8 credits)
  • BIOL 326 Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4 credits w/lab)
  • EXHS 203 Coaching Methods (2 credits)
  • EXHS 204 Sport Nutrition (2 credits)
  • EXHS 210 Functional Human Anatomy (2 credits)
  • EXHS 211 Exercise Science Laboratory Skills (2 credits)
  • EXHS 230 Sport Injury Management I (2 credits)
  • EXHS 231 Sport Injury Management II (2 credits)
  • EXHS 299 Research Practicum (1-4 credits)
  • NUTR 301 Diet, Health, and Disease Prevention (4 credits)
  • PHYS 105 Physics for the Life Sciences I (4 credits w/lab)
  • THEA 105 Introduction to Modern Dance (4 credits)
  • Any EXHS course not already applied to the major
Capstone (4 credits)
  • Research Course Sequence: EXHS 394 Research Design in Exercise and Health Science (2 credits) AND EXHS 395 Research Seminar I (1 credit) AND EXHS 396 Research Seminar II (1 credit)
  • Internship: EXHS 397 Internship (4 credit)
Assessment of Student Learning (0 credits)
  • EXHS XXXA Assessment of Student Learning (0 credits)

Exercise and Health Science Minor
(20 credits)

Minor curriculum consist of 20 credits, including EXHS 111, eight credits of EXHS courses at the 300 level, EXHS XXX, and eight elective EXHS credits (BIOL 325 may be applied as four elective credits; no other non-EXHS courses may be applied toward the minor degree). 

Contact the Exercise Science and Sport Studies Department
College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Don Fischer
Chair, Exercise Science & Sport Studies
CSB HAB 10A
320-363-5581