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, the 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.

Program Requirements

Foundational Courses
HSCI 103Anatomy and Physiology III *5.0
or BIO 201
BIO 202
Human Physiology I
and Human Physiology Laboratory
Core Courses
HSCI 325Exercise Physiology4.0
HSCI 380Strength and Conditioning4.0
HSCI 381Exercise for Clinical Populations4.0
HSCI 425Exercise Testing and Prescription4.0
Select from the following3.0
Applied Anatomy and Kinesiology
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

If BIO 201 & BIO 202 combination, the total Foundational Course credits will be 6.0.

Additional Information

For more information, please visit the Exercise Science Minor website.

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