Major Requirements - Exercise Science

These requirements will apply to students enrolling at AU in the 2018-2019 academic year. Current students can find the requirements that apply to them by consulting the relevant academic catalog.

Core Courses: 30 semester hours

  • BIO2650 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology (4) OR BIO2670 Anatomy and Physiology II (4)*
  • BIO/PED3460 Sports Nutrition (4)
  • PED2230 Olympic Style Weightlifting I (1)
  • PED2235 Olympic Style Weightlifting II (1)
  • PED2500 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries (4)
  • PED3215 Kinesiology (4)
  • PED3230 Physiology of Exercise (4)
  • PED3350 Advanced Strength Training and Conditioning Certification Preparation (4)
  • PED4110 Administration of Health and Human Performance (4)

Emphasis I: Sports Performance: 13 semester hours

  • PED2080 First Aid/CPR (1)
  • PED4010 Mechanical and Physiological Analysis of Sport and Exercise (4)
  • PED4350 Advanced Sports Performance and Program Design (4)
  • PED4250 Internship (4)

Emphasis II: Fitness and Wellness Promotion: 13 semester hours

  • PED2080 First Aid/CPR (1)
  • HED3260 Strategies of Health Promotion (4)
  • PED3250 Fitness Assessment and Program Design (4)
  • PED4250 Internship (4)

Emphasis III: Athletic Training: 12 semester hours

  • ATR1800 Responding to Emergencies (2)
  • BIO1100 Medical Terminology (2)
  • PED/PSY3480 Sports Psychology (4)
  • PED4010 Mechanical and Physiological Analysis of
    Sport and Exercise (4)

*Required for Athletic Training Emphasis