Exercise Science - BS Pre-Dietetics

Undergraduate Program Advisor

Background

NOTE: NOT ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTS AFTER FALL 2014

 

The Milken Institute School of Public Health first offered the BS Exercise Science fall semester 1997.  Milken Institute School of Public Health was established in July 1997, bringing together three long-standing University programs, and is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). 

Careers

The BS in Exercise & Nutrition Sciences prepares students for professional careers in the field and for entrance into professional graduate programs:

  • Health Promotion
  • Medicine (Physician Assistant, Nursing, Physician)
  • Physical Therapy
  • Dietetics
  • Corporate Fitness and Wellness Programs
  • Personal Training
  • Exercise Rehabilitation
  • Coaching
  • Sport Psychology
  • Other health professions

Requirements

Students must complete 124 credit hours and maintain a grade point  average of at least 2.5. Students completing the pre-dietetics track must complete an accredited coordinated graduate degree after graduating with their Bachelor of Science degree to be eligible to sit for the National Registered Dietitian exam.

The following requirements must be fulfilled:

The general curriculum requirements for exercise science students (as stated in the general education tab)

53 credits of general curriculum courses  
Required for the major:  
42 credits of exercise science core courses including: (students must earn a grade of C- or better in these core courses)  
EXNS 1103 Professional Foundations in Exercise Science  
EXNS 1110 Applied Anatomy Physiology I–II  
EXNS 1111 Applied Anatomy Physiology I–II  
EXNS 2110 Prevntn & Care of Injury  
EXNS 2111 Exercise Physiology I  
EXNS 2112 Exercise Physiology II  
EXNS 2113 Kinesiology  
EXNS 2114 Nutrition Sciences I  
EXNS 2115 Nutrition Sciences II  
EXNS 2116 Exercise and Health Psychology  
EXNS 4110 Current Issues in Exercise Science  
EXNS 3110 Internship  
Requirements for the pre-dietetic concentration:  
18 credits of the following:  
CHEM 2151
  & CHEM 2153
Organic Chemstry I
   and Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
 
CHEM 2152
  & CHEM 2154
Organic Chemistry II
   and Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
 
BIOC/BISC 3261 Introductory Medical Biochemistry  
BIOC/BISC/CHEM 3262 Biochemistry Laboratory  
SOC 1001 Introduction to Sociology  
BISC 2337 Introductory Microbiology  
11 credits of electives planned with advisor

 

Sample Schedule

Freshmen Fall

CR

Freshmen Spring

CR

EXNS 1110

Anatomy/Physiology I

4

EXNS 1111

Anatomy/Physiology II

4

PSYC 1001

General Psychology

3

SPHR or COMM

Voice and Diction or Communications

3

EXNS 1103

Professional Foundations in Exercise Science

3

UW 1020

University Writing

4

BISC 1111

Introduction to Biology

4

BISC 1112

Introduction to Biology

4

 

Total

14

 

Total

15

 

Sophomore Fall

CR

Sophomore Spring

CR

CHEM 1111

General Chemistry

4

CHEM 1112

General Chemistry

4

STAT 1053

Introduction to Statistics in Social Science

3

Social Science

 

3

EXNS 2110

Prevention and Care of Injury

4

PUBH requirement

 

3

Elective

 

3

MATH 1220 or above

Calculus with Pre-Calculus

3

EXNS 2114

Nutrition Sciences I

3

EXNS 2115

Nutrition Sciences II

3

 

Total

17

 

Total

16

 

Junior Fall

CR

Junior Spring

CR

EXNS 2111

Exercise Physiology I

4

EXNS 2112

Exercise Physiology II

4

Humanities

 

3

Elective

 

3

CHEM 2151

Organic Chemistry

3

CHEM 2152

Organic Chemistry

3

CHEM 2153

Organic Chemistry Lab

1

CHEM 2154

Organic Chemistry Lab

1

EXNS 2113

Kinesiology

4

EXNS 2116

Exercise and Health Psychology

3

 

 

 

Social Science

 

3

 

Total

15

 

Total

17

 

Senior Fall

CR

Senior Spring

CR

BISC 2337

Microbiology

3

Humanities

 

3

WID

 

3

SOC 1001 (Social Science)

Introduction to Sociology

3

EXNS 3110

Internship

3

EXNS 4110

Current Issues in Exercise Science

3

BIOC 1101

Biochemistry

4

Elective

 

2

Elective

 

3

WID

 

3

 

Total

16

 

Total

14

 

Past Program Guides

This is the current program guide for this program. Students should follow the course requirements from the year in which they entered the program. 

Past Guides:
 
Guides that are not available online can be acquired from the Academic Affairs Program Coordinator in the Dean's Office.