University of Saint Mary Four-Year Academic Plan:

B.S. in Exercise Science

Requires 128 credit hours.
 


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Freshman Year (31 credits)


Fall (15 credits)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name


3 — GE 114 — First Year Experience I
3 — EN 111 — English Composition I
3 — MA 160 — College Algebra
3 — PY 150 — Introduction to Psychology (AI)
3 — GenEd — Fine Arts (AI)

 

Spring (16 credits)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name


3 — GE 115 — First Year Experience II
3 — EN 112 — English Composition II
1 — NS 100 — Introduction to Health Professions
3 — SCA 250 — Lifetime Wellness (AI)
3 — HIM 210 — Medical Terminology
3 — GenEd Course — Social Science (AI)

 


Sophomore Year (33-34 credits)


Fall (17-18 credits)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name


3 — EX 225 — Promotion of Health and Wellness
3 — HIM 200 — Introduction to Health Care (IS)
4 — BI 256 — Human Anatomy (AI)

— OR —
5 — BI 258 — Human Anatomy and Physiology I (AI)

4 — CH 113 — Allied Health Chemistry (AI)

— OR —
4 — CH 220 — General Chemistry I (AI)

3 — GenEd Course — Philosophy (AI, IS)

 

Spring (17 credits)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name


3 — EX 250 — First Aid and Emergency Procedures
3 — MA 230 — Introduction to Statistics (AI)
5 — BI 358 — Human Physiology

— OR —
5 — BI 259 — Human Anatomy & Physiology II

3 — GenEd Course — History (AI)
3 — GenEd Course — Theology, Lower Division (AI, TH)

 


Junior Year (33 credits)


Fall (16 credits)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name


3 — EX 300 — Kinesiology
3 — EX 325 — Exercise Physiology
3 — BI 370 — Principles of Nutrition (IS)
3 — PY 315 — Health Psychology
4 — PHY 215 — Physics I

 

Spring (17 credits)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name


3 — EX 350 — Sports Related Injury and Illness
3 — EX 375 — Concepts of Strength Training and Conditioning
2 — EX 390 — Practicum in Exercise Science
2 — SCAPY 345 — Psychology of Sport
3 — GenEd Course — Literature (AI, IS)
3 — GenEd Course — Theology, Upper Division (AI, TH)

 


Senior Year (30 credits)


Fall (15 credits)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name


3 — EX 400 — Motor Skill Development
3 — EX 425 — Exercise in Special Populations
3 — EX 450 — Special Topics in Health and Exercise
3 — MGT 231 — Principles of Management

— OR —
3 — SMSCA 485 — Organization and Administration of Athletics and Sport

3 — Elective Course

 

Spring (15 credits)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name


3 — EX 475 — Fitness Testing and Prescription
3 — EX 485 — Applied Corrective Exercises
3 — EX 500 — Internship in Exercise Science
3 — Elective Course
3 — Elective Course

 


This four-year plan is valid for the current USM Academic Catalog only and is subject to change. This guide is merely a recommendation. Your actual program may vary. Other factors may impact your time to degree and course sequencing. See the current USM Academic Catalog for more information, including USM academic policies, curriculum, pre-requisites, and course information.