Term: Spring 2022

Subject: Exercise Science

EXSC 150 - Intro to Exercise Science

Introduces students to the discipline of exercise science, the responsibilities of the exercise science professional, and varied career paths in the field.

EXSC 175 - Applied Kinesiology

Foundational course examining applied kinesiology of human movement with focus on musculoskeletal anatomy. Prerequisite: Minimum Sophomore Exercise Science major.

EXSC 192 - Independent Study

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

EXSC 220 - Research Methods

Focuses on understanding the process of systematic inquiry. Emphasis on critical analysis and interpretation of published research related to exercise, physical activity, and health. Prerequisites: Minimum Sophomore standing; Exercise Science major; STAT 111 or STAT 141.

EXSC 240 - Motor Skill Learning & Control

Examines theoretical perspectives and current principles associated with the control and learning of movement skills. Practical application of concepts to instructional and clinical settings emphasized. Prerequisites: Minimum Junior standing; Exercise Science or Teacher Education Physical Education majors only.

EXSC 250 - Exercise Physiology

Explores the acute and long-term responses to exercise on the metabolic, skeletal, cardiovascular, and respiratory systems. Prerequisites: ANPS 019, ANPS 020.

EXSC 252 - Exercise Physiology Lab

The main objective of this laboratory course is to learn how to measure and evaluate physiological function and structure.

EXSC 262 - Human Perf & Ergogenic Aids

Evaluates the role and effectiveness of performance enhancing substances in sports: including supplements, diets, banned substances, prescription and social drugs, and others. Prerequisites: Exercise Science major; Senior standing.

EXSC 264 - Certified Exerc Physiologist

Designed to prepare students for the ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist exam and includes a high level review of exercise physiology, risk stratification, and fitness assessments. Prerequisites: EXSC 250, EXSC 245; Senior standing.

EXSC 270 - Exer Sci Professional Seminar

Junior seminar that bridges the foundational curricular experience with professional practice and/or post-graduate education. Professional seminar topics include but are not limited to: resume development, interviewing techniques, collaborative communication, etc.

EXSC 272 - Senior Capstone Experience

Supervised capstone experience in Exercise Science. Prerequisite: Senior standing in Exercise Science.

EXSC 292 - Independent Study

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

EXSC 296 - Advanced Special Topics

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EXSC 298 - Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

EXSC 350 - Physical Activity and Disease

Empirically based exploration of the relationship between physical activity and chronic disease conditions such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes. Prerequisite: RMS 220 or equivalent. Co-requisite: Physical Activity and Wellness Graduate student.

EXSC 365 - Activity, Disability & Health

Emphasizes content areas related to access and accommodation in physical activity for individuals with disabilities. Foci will include health promotion and disability, physical activity barriers, and designing and modifying physical activity programs in schools, recreational programs, community settings, and sport. Prerequisite: Graduate student in Master's degree in Physical Activity and Wellness Science.

EXSC 368 - Phys Act Prog Design and Mngmt

High-level review, application of designing, modifying, adapting individualized, evidence-based, exercise prescriptions. Emphasis on cardiorespiratory, muscular fitness. Students apply evidence-based knowledge related to development of comprehensive evidence based exercise programs. Co-requisite: Master of Science in Physical Activity & Wellness Science student.

EXSC 370 - Phys Act: Communication & Eval

Focus on implementation of physical activity promotion which includes effective communication strategies, assessing methods of implementation, and evaluation of program outcomes. Prerequisite: Physical Activity and Wellness Science Master's student.

EXSC 392 - Independent Study

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

EXSC 397 - Teaching Assistantship

Student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.