Exercise Science Curriculum

Courses Required for an Exercise Science Major:

  • PE 150 Foundations of Physical Education and Sport  3 cr
  • PE 220 Coaching Theory 2 cr
  • PE 370 Kinesiology I  3 cr
  • PE 372 Kinesiology II  3 cr
  • PE 410 Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education 3 cr
  • PE 415 Research Methods in Physical Education and Sport
  • PE 440 Physiology of Exercise 3 cr
  • PE 473 Physical Education Senior Project 3 cr
  • PE 477 Advanced Physiology os Exercise 3 cr
  • PE 486 Internship in Physical Education or Athletics 3 cr
  • One of the following:
  • PE 340 Motor Learning  3 cr
  • PE 387 Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription 3 cr

 

Students must also complete:
  • PHYS 111 Essentials of Physics 3 cr
  • PSY 201 Statistical Methods 3 cr or MATH 240 Statistical Analysis  3 cr
  • BIO 151 Human Physiology and Anatomy I  4 cr
  • BIO 152 Human Physiology and Anatomy II  4 cr
  • BIO 205 Fundamental Nutrition 3 cr OR BIO 260 Human Nutrition 3 cr

A Minor in either Human Biology or Chemistry is also required.

Required courses for these programs are:

Human Biology Minor (16 credits):

  • BIO 151 Human Biology I 4 cr
  • BIO 152 Human Biology II 4 cr
  • BIO 260 Human Nutrition 3 cr
  • Biology Electives 5 cr

Chemistry Minor (16 credits):

  • CHEM 121 General Chemistry I 4 cr
  • CHEM 122 General Chemistry II 4 cr
  • Chemistry Electives 8 cr

For further assistance please contact

Kelly Helm, Ph.D.
219-464-6667
Email:  Kelly.Helm@valpo.edu