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Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Exercise Science

(120 semester hours)

Academic Major
Courses Hours
Kinesiology 1301, 1304, 3333, 3360, 3370, 3372, 4361, 4380, 4382, 4383, 4390 33
Kinesiology (six advanced hours) 6
Major Support Courses
Courses Hours
Biology 2323/2123, 2324/2124 or
Health Science Professions 2301/2101, 2302/2102
Biology 4480, Health Science Professions 4337, or
Kinesiology 3351
Chemistry 1311/1111, 1312/1112,
Physics 1301/1101, 1302/1102
General Studies 1181 1
Mathematics 1314 3
Physical Activity 4
Psychology 2301 3
Core Curriculum
Courses Hours
Core Curriculum. Students should be aware that some majors specify particular courses to meet core-curriculum requirements when options are available. 42
Courses Hours
Electives 23-24

Specialization Area

The Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science with AT Specialization (hereafter referred to as AT specialization) is dedicated to the academic and clinical preparation of the athletic training student for an entry-level position in the field of athletic training. An athletic trainer is a qualified allied health care professional with knowledge and experience in health related problems associated with athletic participation.

Athletic Training Specialization
Courses Hours
KIN 1304, 1341 6
KIN 3333 or 4363 3
KIN 3345, 3346, 3360, 3370, 3372 15
KIN 4330, 4345, 4346, 4361, 4380, 4390 18

The Athletic Training Specialization requires rigorous academic success in the courses listed above to be successful in passing the state licensure exams by the Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers and the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. Minimum grade of “C” is required in all listed courses in the major as well as Biology 2323/2123, Biology 2324/2124, Health Science Professions 2301/2101, 2302/2102, or their equivalent.

Because C-required courses are considered to be critical courses in this specialization, if a student earns a grade of “D” or “F” in one or more of these courses he/she may want to consider the reason for this unsatisfactory performance. If his/her performance relates to lack of interest and/or ability, he/she may want to consider the appropriateness of this specialization for their academic program.

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