The body, movement & culture
Study the endlessly fascinating ways we move and why
Your primary focus may be elsewhere, but movement is important to you. Our Exercise Science minor pulls the highlights from three related majors: Exercise and Health Promotion, Exercise Physiology, and Sport Administration. You don’t have to give up your educational goals to academically fuel your love of the human body and the way it works. You can have your cake and eat it, too. A healthy cake, that is.
You will take 25 – 32 credits of courses in: Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology, Sociology of Sport, Kinesiology and Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology. Get the full details in the Course Catalog, but here’s a preview.
Complete these three course:
Complete two of the following courses:
BIO 233 - Human Anatomy Credits: 4BIO 234 - Human Physiology Credits: 4
Adding an Exercise Science minor to your studies gives you greater range of motion in your pursuits after graduation. Regardless of your major, you'll have a foundation in the mechanics of the human body and the ways we contextualize movement and sport in society.