Exercise Science Courses

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EXSC 101|Introduction to Exercise Science

3 Credits

Introduces the student to chronic disease as seen through the lens of the Exercise Science discipline. Students will examine possible employment opportunities addressing chronic disease using Exercise Science principles.

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EXSC 201|Anatomical Kinesiology

5 Credits

This course will introduce students to anatomical concepts and physical laws as applied to human movement emphasizing the effects of individual and environmental variables. Includes analyses of normal and pathological gait.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: BIOL& 241.

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EXSC 202|Personal Training

5 Credits

Personal Training is a comprehensive course designed to prepare students to become certified Personal Trainers. Students learn to properly screen clients for safe participation in an exercise program, utilize different tools for assessing a clients' fitness level, and identify appropriate assessment techniques for a wide variety of clientele. Students learn components of program design for resistance training, cardiovascular training, and flexibility.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: BIOL& 241. Additionally, you must have taken or be concurrently taking NUTR& 101 or have instructor permission.

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EXSC 203|Exercise Science Praticum

2 Credits

Students work in conjunction with Exercise Science instructors to provide individual planning and programming for a variety of populations. Students will also observe professionals in Exercise Science related fields in a variety of settings.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: EXSC 202 or instructor permission.

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