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  • Home / Academics / Find a Program / Exercise Science Bachelor’s Degree Program / Exercise Science Bachelor’s Degree Program Course Requirements | Ursuline - Liberal Arts College in OH

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    Exercise Science Bachelor’s Degree Program Course Requirements

    Core Course Requirements for the Exercise Science Bachelor’s Degree Program

    • BI 214 - Anatomy & Phys I

      A study of human anatomy and physiology for students preparing for an allied health profession. Integration of structure and function in the light of homeostasis is emphasized. A systems approach is utilized, with the focus on normal physiology and an introduction to pathology. Systems addressed in the first semester include skeletal, muscle, nervous and endocrine.

    • BI 214L - Anatomy & Physiology I Lab

      A study of the structure of the human body using a variety of tools including tissue slides, human skeletons, models, and the optional dissection of various organs of sheep, pig, or cow. Integration is accomplished via a systems approach with physiology using computer simulation.

    • BI 215 - Anatomy & Physiology II

      A study of human anatomy and physiology for students preparing for an allied health profession. Integration of structure and function in the light of homeostasis is emphasized. A systems approach is utilized, with the focus on normal physiology and an introduction to pathology. In the second semester, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems are addressed.

    • BI 215L - Anat & Phys II Lab

      A study of the structure of the human body using a variety of tools including tissue slides, human skeletons, models, and the optional dissection of various organs of sheep, pig, or cow. Integration is accomplished via a systems approach with physiology using computer simulation.

    • CH 105 - Principles of Chemistry I *SC/DC

      Atomic theory, molecular structure, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, gases, states of matter, solutions, and applications to daily life, industry, and life processes. Required for science majors. *SC/DC

    • CH 105L - Prin of Chemistry I Lab *SC/DC

      Selected chemistry experiments. *SC/DC

    • EXS 101 - Introduction to Exercise Science

      This course will introduce students to the field of exercise science including the aspects of human performance, clinical exercise physiology, strength training and conditioning. The course will also provide the student the opportunity to explore a diversity of careers and graduate programs based in the Exercise Science field.

    • EXS 150 - Adult and Pediatric First Aid CPR

      Students will mature in responsibilities of a first responder, environment evaluation, proper application techniques, and hierarchy of practitioners. Theory and physical application of First Aid, CPR, and AED will be covered in this course.

    • EXS 201 - Foundations of Human Movemnt *SC/DC

      Students will study the science of human movement with emphasis on the structure and functioning of the movement mechanism, mechanical principles underlying human motion, and an analysis of basic motor skills.

    • EXS 201L - Foundatns Human Movemnt Lab *SC/DC

      Students will explore human movement capabilities with an emphasis on the mechanics of movement, efficiency of movement, and task-specific motor skills.

    • EXS 205 - Exercise Physiology I

      The course will introduce students to the foundational principles of exercise physiology with an emphasis on nutrition, metabolism, energetics, and body composition.

    • EXS 205L - Exercise Physiology I Lab

      Designed to accompany Exercise Science I, these laboratory exercises of will be explored the foundational principles of exercise science in more detail through hands-on laboratory exercises. Emphasis will be on nutrition, metabolism, energetics, and body composition.

    • EXS 206 - Exercise Physiology II

      Students will gain an understanding of system physiology and the effects of physical activity on the human body by building on EXS 205 Exercise Physiology I. Emphasis will be placed on circulatory, immunological, musculoskeletal, neural, neuroendocrine, pulmonary, and respiratory system

    • EXS 206L - Exercise Physiology II Lab

      Students will further assess the effects of physical activity on the human body by building on skills gained in EXS 205L Exercise Physiology I Laboratory. Emphasis will be placed on evaluation of circulatory, musculoskeletal, neural, pulmonary, and respiratory system

    • EXS 310 - Exercise Testing and Prescriptions

      The course will introduce students to the standards for exercise testing and prescription. An emphasis will be placed on both preventive exercise programs for apparently healthy individuals and rehabilitative programs for cardio-respiratory diseased persons. Prerequisite: EXS 205, EX 205L

    • EXS 310L - Exercise Testing & Prescription Lab

      This course will prepare students to perform exercise testing to identify dysfunction or deficit and prescribe corrective exercise. An emphasis will be placed on both apparently healthy individuals and those with documented motor disorder. Prerequisite: EXS 205, EX 205L Exercise Physiology I and Lab

    • EXS 460 - Research and Design in Exercise Sci

      A study of the scientific inquiry with focus for the appreciation of the importance and need for research in exercise science. Emphasis is upon the formulation of research questions, development of the methodology, data collection, data analysis, data interpretation, and report writings specific to exercise science. Orientation to methods and procedures utilized in exercise science research, emphasizing basic principles of conducting research. Prerequisite: EXS 310; MAT 212

    • MAT 212 - Introduction to Statistics *MA/DC

      A study of elementary concepts and procedures basic to inquiry in science, sociology, psychology and other areas; frequency distributions, normal distributions; measure of central tendency and dispersion; probability; samples and populations; correlation and regression; chi-square test; analysis of variance, hypothesis testing. A working knowledge of basic algebra is needed. Fulfills Ursuline Core Curriculum Math requirement. *MA/DC

    FOUNDATION COURSES (28 credits) including:

    • Exercise and Special populations -3 credits
    • Capstone with practicum -3 credits

    In addition, undergraduate students are also required to complete the Ursuline Core Curriculum.