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  • Kinesiology - Exercise & Sport Science

    The Exercise and Sport Science major grounds students in the movement sciences, which promotes improvements in health, fitness, and/or performance for the physically active. This includes a broad selection of courses covering a variety of topics, including motor learning, exercise physiology, nutrition, strength and conditioning. This major is offered to students wishing to pursue careers in exercise and sport training. A solid foundation in scientific principles related to the biology of sport along with the practical knowledge in physical activity pedagogy, coaching, and exercise training will prepare future coaches and trainers. This degree plan includes a full semester of practicum experience in appropriate environments.

    All options in exercise science expose students to a strong science background making them excellent candidates for employment opportunities in exercise related areas (cardiac rehabilitation, corporate or private fitness), advanced graduate studies (motor behavior, exercise physiology) or professional school (medical, dental, or physical therapy). Course prerequisites for medical, dental, or physical therapy professional schools are included in the various programs under Kinesiology.

    What do you want to do with Kinesiology - Exercise & Sport Science?

    Career ideas for Kinesiology - Exercise & Sport Science majors:

    Athletic Trainer, Coach, Exercise Physiologist, Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer, Pharmaceutical Sales, Recreational Therapist, Strength and Conditioning Coach

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