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Exercise Science Minor

Choosing a minor field of study is optional. A minimum of 15 semester hours of separate identifiable semester credits must be earned for each minor that is declared. The same course may not be used in a major and a minor or among multiple minors unless the course is a required course (not part of a “select” area) in both the major and the minor or among multiple minors.


  • BIO 268 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology (4 credits)
  • EXSS 226 Foundations of Physical Fitness (2 credits)
  • EXSS 302 Exercise Physiology (3 credits)
  • EXSS 305 Kinesiology and Biomechanics (3 credits)
  • Electives in EXSS (9 credits)


  • BIO 135 Principles of Biology I is a prerequisite for BIO 268.

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