B.S. in Kinesiology, Option in Exercise Science

Exercise science centers on the effects of training and physical activity on the human body. Students will study the physiology, biomechanics, and motor control of exercise and how training can improve human function including health, disease, and performance. This option prepares students for careers in human movement and allied health fields as well as those interested in graduate work in these areas or those pursuing training in medicine and other healthcare professions.

The degree consists of 120 semester units, with required core courses and optional electives. Students are able to select electives from a list of available courses to suit their desired career path. This degree option provides hands-on practical experience through lab-based courses and internship/research opportunities.