A-Z Index  |  Site Map  

Academics

2016-2017 University Catalog

    Academic Majors/Minors

Exercise Science

Program Director: Kirk Abraham (kabraham@transy.edu)
Office: Beck 3019
Phone: 233-8363

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Exercise Science Major Pattern
First Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
EXSC 1004 Intro to Exer. Science EXSC 1113 Lifetime Fitness  
     

Sophomore Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
EXSC 2094 Anatomy & Physiology I EXSC 2104 Anatomy & Physiology II  
  EXSC 2004 Health Promotion  

Junior Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
EXSC 3204 Nutrition and Energy Balance EXSC 3054 Biomechanics  
EXSC 3014 Physiology of Exercise Elective in Major  
Elective in Major    

Senior Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
EXSC 4204 Internship EXSC 4444 Senior Seminar  
Elective in Major Elective in Major  

Advice for exercise science majors seeking admission to physical therapy school: 
There is a great variety of type and number of prerequisite courses among physical therapy programs, so it is necessary for students early in their first or second year to contact graduate programs they are interested in attending in order to make sure they can meet the necessary admission requirements through our general education curriculum and exercise science electives. 
The program encourages students interested in physical therapy to elect a biology minor.  Students have gained admission to physical therapy school with a variety of minors such as psychology, anthropology, education, and business administration; however, a biology minor does add a small number of admissions points to one's applications.
The following courses are recommended by many physical therapy schools (but all):    
Statistics    
Chemistry I and II
Physics I and II    
General Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Consult this site for more information http://www.transy.edu/programs/prehealth

© 2003-2016 Transylvania University. All rights reserved.

Transylvania University admits students regardless of age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any other classification protected by federal or state law or local ordinance.Transylvania University is committed to ensuring that the institution is free of harassment and discrimination on the basis of race, color, citizenship status, sex, age, disability, pregnancy, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, religion or religious belief or veteran's status, or any other category protected by applicable state or federal law or local ordinance. Click here to read our full non-discrimination policy. Title IX information