How can a minor in Health and Exercise Science help you?
Please note: enrollment will open in August 2022!
- The Health and Exercise Science minor provides a flexible curriculum to enhance understanding of integrative human health.
- This minor may be useful for students studying a number of disciplines, including Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Chemistry, Engineering, Food Science and Human Nutrition, Human Development and Family Studies, Psychology and others.
- The Health and Exercise Science minor will enhance student preparedness for graduate programs and careers in the health, fitness or clinical settings.
- The HES minor requires 7 courses for a total of 21 credits. Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.
|Required||12 credits total|
|HES 145||Health and Wellness||3|
|HES 202||Introduction to Exercise Physiology||3|
|HES 207||Anatomical Kinesiology||3||Math 125 (can be taken concurrently)|
|HES 303||Biomechanics and Neurophysiology (303)||3||HES 207|
|Elective Courses||Select three additional classes from the list below||9 credits total|
|HES 307||Biomechanical Principles of Human Movement||4||HES 207 OR BMS 301, PH 121 OR 141|
|HES 309||Methods of Coaching - Summer Only||2|
|HES 319||Neuromuscular Aspects of Human Movement||4||HES 145, FHSN 150, HES 207, BMS 300 OR HES 300, must have a C's or better and an overall 2.50 GPA in these four courses|
|HES 340||Exercise Prescription||3||HES 145, FHSN 150, HES 207, BMS 300 OR HES 300, must have a C in each course|
|HES 345||Population Health and Disease Prevention||3||HES 145|
|HES 354||Theory of Health Behavior||3||HES 145, PSY 100|
|HES 379||Psychology and Sport - Spring Only||3||PSY 100|
|HES 403||Physiology of Exercise||4||BMS 300 OR HES 300|
|HES 420||Electrocardiography and Exercise Management||3||BMS 300 OR HES 300|
|HES 434||Physical Activity throughout the Lifespan||3||BMS 300 OR HES 300 OR HDFS 201|
|HES 450||Introduction to Human Clinical Medicine||3|
|HES 500||Environmental Exercise Physiology - Spring Only||3||HES 403 OR BMS 420 with a minimum grade of a B|
|HES 510||Bioethics - Concepts and Controversies - Spring Only||3|
|Program Credit Total||21 total credits|