The Minor in Exercise Science

Course Requirements for the Minor: 22-24 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this minor.

Departmental approval is required before you begin course work for this minor. Approval can be obtained by providing written notice of your intention to declare this minor to the department office.

4 courses required:

BIOL 103 Human Anatomy 4.0 FS *
BIOL 104 Human Physiology 4.0 FS *
KINE 322 Biomechanics 4.0 FS
Prerequisites: BIOL 103 or faculty permission for non-majors, basic computer literacy skills.
KINE 323 Physiology of Exercise 4.0 FS
Prerequisites: BIOL 104 or faculty permission for non-majors, basic computer literacy skills.

2 courses selected from:

KINE 316 Principles of Sports Injury Management 4.0 FS
Prerequisites: Basic First Aid or equivalent course, faculty permission.
KINE 324 Exercise Physiology: Metabolism 4.0 SP
Prerequisites: BIOL 104, KINE 323.
KINE 386 Sports Epidemiology 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: Basic computer skills or faculty permission.
KINE 390 Principles of Strength and Conditioning 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: KINE 322, KINE 323, or faculty permission.
KINE 480 Exercise Testing and Prescription 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: KINE 323.
KINE 524 Biomechanical Analysis 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: KINE 322 and basic computer literacy.
KINE 586 Anatomical and Pathomechanical Aspects of Sports Injuries 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: BIOL 103, BIOL 104, KINE 322.
KINE 588 Seminar in Sport and Physical Activity Health Care 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: KINE 317, KINE 381.

Note: An approved elective in exercise science may be substituted for the above with the prior permission of the advisor.