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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 have the foundational knowledge and skills to pursue a career in personal training, corporate fitness, and graduate school in applied exercise physiology. Students with an exercise science minor are encouraged to pursue highly recognized certifications related to exercise science.

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 111 FOUNDATIONS OF BIOLOGY
BIO 308 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 3
HEW 301 KINESIOLOGY: APPLIED ANATOMY AND BIOMECHANICS 3
HEW 304 EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY I 3
HEW 306 EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY II 3

Electives (6 credit hours)
Select two from the following: 6
HEW 330 PRINCIPLES OF PERSONAL TRAINING
HEW 335 PREVENTION AND CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES
NFS 102 INTRODUCTORY NUTRITION
PSY 376 HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY
SOC 324 SOCIOLOGY OF SPORT

Total Credit Hours 21

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