Minor in Exercise Science

About the Minor

The Minor in Exercise Science from the Health Sciences Department helps prepare students for graduate studies in Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Athletic Training, Physical Therapy and other health-related professions. In addition, the Minor provides undergraduates with the foundational knowledge, skills, and abilities for professional certifications offered by the American College of Sports Medicine, National Strength and Conditioning Association, and other agencies. These certifications are often required of graduates seeking employment in the fitness industry.

This is an undergraduate Minor available to Drexel students in good standing.

Foundational Courses
ANAT 103Anatomy & Physiology III5.0
OR
Human Physiology I
and Human Physiology Laboratory *
Core Courses
HSCI 325Exercise Physiology4.0
HSCI 326Applied Anatomy and Kinesiology4.0
HSCI 425Exercise Testing and Prescription4.0
Minimum of 7 credits from the following courses:7.0
Psychology of Physical Activity
Musculoskeletal Pathophysiology
Senior Research Project
Special Topics in Health Sciences
Nutrition, Foods, and Health
Introduction to Nutrition & Food
Nutrition & Exercise Physiology
Total Credits24.0
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