Exercise Science, Minor

Specific Requirement for Exercise Science Minor

  • Complete the credit hour requirement of the minor;
  • Complete all required coursework with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher;
  • Earn a minimum grade of a “C” in all minor courses;
  • Repeat minor courses with a grade of “D” or lower until a grade of “C” or higher is achieved;
  • Possess content knowledge and skills necessary for their perspective fields of study;
  • Evaluate and integrate critical concepts and skills acquired in the EXPER program to common professional problems in the fields of interest; and
  • Exhibit effective oral and written communication regarding subjects related to EXPER in an individual and group setting.

(for Non-EXPER Majors)

Course Title Credits
Required Courses
EXHP 101Intro to EXPER2
BIOL 112Nutrition3
EXHP 162Personal Health3
EXHP 162LPersonal Health Lab1
EXHP 300 or Higher Level Select 9 credits of Student Electives9
Select 2 credits of Exercise Science and Health Promotion Electives (see below)2
Total Credits20

Exercise Science Electives

Course Title Credits
REC 102Mountain Orientation2
REC 103Winter Orientation2
REC 104Desert Orientation2
EXHP 104LPersonal Fitness1
EXHP 106LMartial Arts and Self-Defense1
EXHP 108LYoga1
EXHP 109LVolleyball1
EXHP 110LWeight Training1
REC 112LRock Climbing1
REC 113LWhitewater Boating1
REC 114LBasic Mountaineering Techniques1
REC 116LCamping1
REC 117LBackpacking1
REC 118LFly Fishing1
REC 120LIntroduction to Search and Rescue1
EXHP 119LWalking for Fitness1
EXHP 120LAerobics1
EXHP 123LZumba1
EXHP 174LTennis1
EXHP 175LRacquetball1
EXHP 176LLife Guard Training2
EXHP 205LSnow Sports II1
EXHP 208LYoga II1