Exercise Science is designed to provide the necessary knowledge and skills to assess, educate, counsel and prescribe appropriate exercise programs for apparently healthy individuals and those individuals with controlled cardiac, metabolic or pulmonary disease. Graduates of this program are employed in a variety of positions related to the fitness and physical activity fields. These positions include, but are not limited to, personal training in a variety of settings, agencies which promote physical activity such as the American Heart Association, and worksite health enhancement programs. This program is also designed to prepare students for graduate work in areas of study such as Athletic Training and Physical Therapy.
All students are required to have and maintain an overall GPA of at least 2.5 to matriculate within the ES major.