Health Sciences B.H.S. (Concentration in Human Performance/Fitness Management)
Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours
See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.
|General Requirements (Core Areas A - E)||42|
|Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major||18|
|Survey of Accounting|
|Human Anatomy and Physiology I|
|Human Anatomy and Physiology II|
|Introduction to Human Performance & Fitness Management|
|Introduction to Statistics I|
|HSCC 3100||Research Methods||3|
|HSCC 4020||Seminar in Professional Issues||3|
|Related Concentration Requirements||40|
|Applied Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Kinesiology|
|Advanced Exercise Physiology|
|Applied Kinesiology and Biomechanics|
|Worksite Wellness and Safety|
|Evaluation and Prescription in Exercise & Sport|
|Health and Fitness Entrepreneurship|
|Personal Fitness Training|
|Physical Activity in Disease Prevention/Treatment|
Select 9 credit hours from the following:
|Assessment and Evaluation of Musculoskeletal Injuries|
|Movement and Posture Assessment and Exercise|
|Nutritional Issues in Sports Medicine|
|Health Weight Management and Body Composition|
|Select 11 credit hours of Free Electives|
|Total Credit Hours||124|
In addition to a completed health sciences program application made to the department, students must seek regular admission to Georgia Southern University. Students must be eligible for College Algebra (MATH 1111) or Composition I (ENGL 1101) and must undergo a formal interview conducted by a health sciences faculty member.
All students are required to submit evidence of liability insurance and a health assessment prior to beginning their practicum. Students must complete the degree program within six consecutive years from the date of their initial admission to the major. Students who do not complete the program within this time limit must apply for readmission, meet current criteria for admission, and have their previous credits calculated. Students who are granted readmission must meet course requirements in effect at the time of readmission. A minimum grade of C or better must be earned in each course in the major.
Senior students must successfully complete the bachelor of health science exit exam, as well as the university's general education exit exam, during the last semester before graduation. It is recommended that all bachelor of health science students have current CPR certification at the time of graduation.
For questions regarding specific undergraduate program requirements, please contact the Waters College of Health Professions Student Success Center.