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Undergraduate Day Catalog 2020-2021 
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Exercise Science: Concentration in Pre-Physical Therapy, B.S.

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120 Credit Hours

A minor is not required but is recommended.

Program Learning Outcomes

“Expected student learning outcomes specify the knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes students are expected to attain in courses or in a program.” Page 69. Resource Manual for the Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), 2018.


  1. Internship: All Health and Human Performance majors will successfully complete an internship outside or inside of PBA in their chosen field.
  2. Students will demonstrate proficiency in assessing the components of health related fitness.
  3. Improved facilities and equipment for experiential learning - continuous improvement in the Health and Human Performance Lab to enhance the Exercise Science student’s hands-on experiential learning, technical skills in the lab setting and technology related experiences.

General Education Requirements - 43 Credit Hours

Exercise Science majors must complete the Baccalaureate Degree requirements as set out in the General Education Requirements  with these exceptions:

  • Biology I (BIO 1103  ) and Lab (BIO 1101  ) are required to meet the General Education Science requirement.
  • MAT 1853   College Algebra is required to meet the General Education Mathematics requirement.
  • PSY 2133   General Psychology is required to meet the General Education Social Science requirement.
  • HHP 1061   Lifetime Fitness General Education requirement is not required because course content is met through major coursework.

Required Mathematics Courses - 3 Credit Hours


Four (4) additional credit hours are required to meet the 120 total.

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