May 28, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Exercise Science / Sport Performance, BS

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The Exercise Science / Sport Performance major provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to create effective strength and conditioning programs for athletes.

Completing this degree program will enable students to:

  • Understand professional ethics and social responsibility as it relates to the development of exercise programs for the purpose of preparing athletes for optimal sport performance.
  • Demonstrate competence in the application of major concepts and theories associated with the preparation of athletes for sport related activities.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally in verbal, nonverbal, and written format.
  • Use critical thinking skills to solve problems associated with preparation of sport performance and in the development and administration of exercise programs designed to enhance sport performance.
  • Engage in career development activities to prepare for job success and/or graduate school entrance.


Core Curriculum:

In addition, all students must fulfill the college’s core curriculum  requirements and meet the 120 credit graduation requirement.  The First Year Experience (FYE) Seminar  is a requirement for all first-year students.


Students considering graduate school should discuss their program of study with their academic advisor.  Additional science and math courses may be required.

Recommended Minors: Business Administration, Biology, Coaching and Psychology


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