The science of health and human performance
The mission of the exercise science major is to provide a scientific foundation of structure and function of the human body at rest and during physical activity. The purpose of the major is to prepare students for careers in fitness and health promotion and/or graduate work in a related area.
The Fitness Leadership concentration is designed for students who are seeking careers in health-fitness professions upon graduation. Students take additional classes in sport management and business.
The Sports Medicine concentration is a pre-professional program. It is designed for students wishing to pursue graduate and professional study in exercise science, nutrition or an allied health professions. Students take additional math and science courses to meet graduate program requirements.