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Exercise Science (Minor)

About the Program

This minor emphasizes that physical activity is inextricably linked to longevity and disease prevention. Individuals with an exercise science minor will be better prepared to pursue a career in personal training, corporate fitness, strength, and conditioning, or graduate school in applied exercise, physical therapy, kinesiology, or clinical exercise physiology. Students with an exercise science minor will be better equipped to successfully pass highly recognized certifications in the strength and conditioning industry.

About the Health, Nutrition, and Dietetics Department

334 Caudell Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-5913
Fax: (716) 878-5834
http://hnd.buffalostate.edu/

Program Requirements

Required Courses (15 credit hours)
BIO 100 PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY 3
or BIO 101 HUMAN BIOLOGY
HEW 279 EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY I 3
HEW 302 EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY II 3
HEW 330 PRINCIPLES OF PERSONAL TRAINING 3
HEW/HPR 301 KINESIOLOGY: APPLIED ANATOMY AND BIOMECHANICS 3

Electives (6 credit hours)
Select two from the following: 6
HEW 307 EXERCISE, FITNESS, AND NUTRITION
NFS 102 INTRODUCTORY NUTRITION
HPR 335 PREVENTION AND CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES
HEW 310 HEALTH STANDARDS AND EMERGENCY CARE

Total Credit Hours 21

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