Sep 29, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog

Physical Education, Exercise Science/Health Fitness Concentration, BS

Department: Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies 

This concentration prepares students for career opportunities in health and fitness in such settings as industry, hospitals, agencies, education and human service organizations. Emphasis is on human performance and cardiovascular health, which includes physical health evaluation, graded exercise tests, exercise prescription and physical activity program development. A field experience off campus in a setting identified above is an important aspect of this concentration.


Learning Outcomes

Grade Requirement

Students must achieve a minimum grade of “C-” in all physical education core and activity courses.

Students must maintain a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 or higher to enroll in PHED 498, and they must have an overall minimum GPA of 2.5 to graduate in the concentration.

Course Requirements

Core Curriculum Requirements

A minimum of 120 earned credit hours is required for graduation. These earned hours include the Core Curriculum Requirements as specified in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog and at the Core Curriculum website, For additional graduation requirements, see the Undergraduate Academic Policies and Procedures section of this catalog.