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Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science [~37 classes; 120 hours]
 
University Curriculum
 
Common Core [6 courses; 18 hours]
ENGL 103. Introduction to Writing (3)
CS 150. Personal Productivity using Technology (3)
ECON 201. Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
ENGL 203. World Literature (3)
HIST 150. Modern World History (3)
PHIL 101. Introduction to Philosophy (3)
 
Mathematics Requirement [1 course; 3-4 hours]
MATH 112. Modern Applications of Mathematics (3)
     [or MATH 110. The Mathematics of Motion & Change (3)]
     [or MATH 140. Calculus I (4); recommended if interested in applying to graduate/professional school]
 
Laboratory Science Requirement for Exercise Science [1 course; 4 hours]
CHEM 101. Introductory College Chemistry (4)
     [or CHEM 103. General Chemistry I (4); recommended if interested in applying to graduate/professional school]
 
Social Science Requirement for Exercise Science [1 course; 3 hours]
PSYC 201. Introductory Psychology (3)
 
Humanities Requirement [1 course; 3 hours]
Select any one HUM course (prerequisites: ENGL 103 & ENGL 203).
 
Fine Arts Requirement for Exercise Science [1 course; 3 hours]
Select any one FINE ARTS course (ART; ARH; DANC; FVA; MUS; or THEA).
     [recommend ART 209. Figure Drawing (3)]
 
International Studies Requirement [1 course; 3 hours]
Select any one IS course (prerequisites: ENGL 103 & HIST 150)
 
Sport & Exercise Science Curriculum
 
Exercise Science Core [16 courses; 53 hours]
PE 215. Weight Training (1)
PE 223. First Aid (1) [currently not offered]
     [waived with proof of CPR and Standard First Aid certification]
PE 256. Introduction to Physical Education, Sports and Exercise Science
PE 317. Sport Specific Training (3)
PE 321. Sport & Exercise Psychology (3)
PE 327. Nutrition/Sub Abuse (3)
PE 330. Exercise & Fitness (3)
PE 350. Sport Sociology (3)
PE 355. Motor Behavior (3)
PE 391. Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries (3) [currently not offered]
     [substitute with PE 480. Kinesiology (3)]
PE 430. Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education, Sports and Exercise Science (3)
PE 452. Organization and Administration in Physical Education, Sports and Exercise Science (3)
PE 470. Physiology of Exercise (3)
PE 485. Biomechanics (3)
PE 490. Physical Education Internship (12)
     [application required; junior/senior standing; minimum 2.0 GPA; click HERE for more information]
PE 499. Adapted Physical Education, Sports, and Exercise Science (3)
 
Additional Requirements [6 courses; 18 hours]
BIOL 214. Human Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise Science*(4)
     [or BIOL 215 Human Anatomy/Physiology I* (4);  recommended if interested in applying to graduate/professional school]
COMM 201SI. Introduction to General Speech Communication (3)
DANC 104. Body Conditioning and Stretch (1)
     [may substitute with PE 199. Yoga (1)]
DANC 112. Aerobics I (1) [currently not offered]
     [substitute with PE 158. Core Training (1)]
MATH 205. Elementary Statistics (3)
     [may substitute with MATH 206. Statistics in Science (4)]
MGT 308WISI. Business Communications (3)
PSYC 210. Human Growth and Development (3)
     [may substitute with PSYC 301. Abnormal Psychology (3)] or
     [may substitute with PSYC 351. Physiological Psychology (3)] or
     [may substitute with PSYC 375. Social Psychology (3)] or
     [may substitute with PSYC 380. Personality Theory (3)]
 
Required Electives [3-4 courses; 12 hours]
Consult with Exercise Science academic advisor to determine the appropriate elective courses to enhance student's degree.
Recommended elective courses:
BIOL 216. Human Anatomy/Physiology II (4) [recommended if interested in applying to graduate/professional school]
CHEM 104. General Chemistry II (4) [recommended if interested in applying to graduate/professional school]
PHYS 111. Principles of Physics I (4) [recommended if interested in applying to graduate/professional school]
BIOL 221. Human Nutrition (3)
BIOL 170. Introduction to Ecology and Evolution (4)
BIOL 208. Introduction to Cellular, Genetic & Molecular Biology (4)
SPO 300. Introduction to the Business of Sport (3)
 
*Note: Must earn a grade of “C” or better in “PE” courses and those marked with an “*”.
 
 
Sport and Exercise Science Academic Advisors:
 
Dr. Chris Robertson, Founders 20 A, 904-256-7689, crobert17@ju.edu
Dr. Gail Maetozo, Founders 20 B, 904-256-7207, gmaetoz@ju.edu
Dr. Heather Hausenblas, Founders 20 C, 904-256-7975, hhausen@ju.edu