Exercise Science

Concentration Overview

The Exercise Science concentration is a multidisciplinary approach to exercise, fitness, and wellness. This concentration is suggested for the student who is interested in a career in physical therapy, occupational therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, sports medicine, corporate fitness, and related fields. The primary emphasis is on the effects of exercise on various body systems. Support studies provide a knowledge base oriented toward lifestyle maintenance and health promotion/risk reduction.

Tennessee Board of Regents General Education Requirements (41 - 42 Credit Hours)

Major Core Requirements (21 Credit Hours)

  • PHED 1130 - Wellness for Life (3 hrs)
  • PEXS 2955 - Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries (3 hrs)
  • PEXS 3032 - Psychomotor Development in Children (3 hrs)
  • PEXS 3080 - Teaching Aerobic Conditioning (3 hrs)
  • PEXS 3510 - Foundations of Physical Education (3 hrs)
  • SALM 4210 - Legal Issues (3 hrs)
  • COBH 2030 - First Aid and Emergency Care (3 hrs)

Guided Electives (9 Credit Hours)
Free Electives (2 Credit Hours)

Total Hours Required for Degree = 120 Credit Hours

Advisement:

Advisement typically starts 3 week prior to registration. You advisor will be determined by your last name.

a. Last names TBA: Dr Sato, rm 160E, , 423 439-5138
b. Last names TBA: Dr Ramsey, rm 316E, , 423 439-4375
c. Last names TBA: Dr DeWeese, rm 234E, , 423 439-5844
d. Last names TBA: Dr. Kavanaugh, rm 116E, , 423 439-5572

 

View these important documents:

Exercise Science Program of Study check sheet

   

Exercise Science Program of Study check sheet review

   

 Exercise Science Program of Study check sheet review video (YouTube)

   

 

Internship Documents:

All internship forms can be found on D2L attached to their respective dropbox folders.

For more information on internship courses please contact Dr. Brad DeWeese

 

Graduation:
Major Program Sheet
Intent to Graduate

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Exercise Science Honors-In-Discipline
At this time we are not accepting applications for Honors-in-Discipline due to the large growth in both our undergraduate and graduate programs.  Please check back next academic year.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Students successfully matriculating may declare Exercise Science as a major.

 

PROGRAM INFORMATION

For more information please contact the Undergraduate Exercise Science Program Coordinator:


Department of Exercise and Sport Science
Box 70671
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN 37614-1701
Telephone: (423) 439-5138
Fax: (423) 439-5383
E-mail:

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Various forms of financial assistance are available through the Office of Financial Aid. In addition, student assistant positions may be available within the Department of Kinesiology, Leisure and Sport Sciences.