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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Exercise Science - Concentration in Tactical Strength and Conditioning, B.S.K.

Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum  for required courses in area A1 through Area E.

General Requirements (Core A - E) Credit Hours: 42

1 (See footnote below)

Additional Requirements Credit Hours: 4

Total Credit Hours: 124

1 If CHEM 1211 Principles of Chemistry I  and CHEM 1212 Principles of Chemistry II  are not taken in the core, it must be taken as part of a chosen track. 

2 Students may elect to substitute MATH 1113 Pre-Calculus Mathematics  or MATH 1441 Calculus I  for MATH 1112 College Trigonometry  with advisor approval 

3 Students may elect to substitute PHYS 2211K Principles of Physics I  for PHYS 1111K Introductory Physics I  with advisor approval. Students in the Allied Health and Graduate School Track may elect to substitute PHYS 2212K Principles of Physics II  for PHYS 1112K Introductory Physics II  with advisor approval. 

Program Admission Criteria

  • Admission to Georgia Southern University
  • A total institution GPA of 2.0 or better on all course work attempted (transfer course work and work completed at Georgia Southern University are considered). All transfer credits must be evaluated by the Undergraduate Office of Admissions and posted on the Georgia Southern transcript upon official acceptance to the University.
  • Completed a minimum of 30 credit hours
  • A minimum grade of “C” in all Area D and F course work attempted

Honors Program Progression Requirements

To graduate with Honors in Exercise Science, a student must:

  • be admitted to the Honors College
  • successfully complete and present an Honors Thesis or Capstone Project
  • be in good standing in the Honors College at the time of graduation

Program Progression Criteria

  • Students must earn a minimum grade of “C” in all courses in Area F and within the major requirements, including guided major electives.
  • Students must also earn a minimum grade of “C” in a prerequisite course prior to registering for an advanced course.
  • If a student receives a grade of “D” or “F” in a course listed in Area F and/or within the major requirements, including guided major electives, the student can repeat said course no more than 2 times.
  • Students must show proof of CPR/AED certification prior to completing KINS 3452.
  • To be eligible for internship, students must have a total institution GPA of 2.0 or better, and completed all core curriculum and major degree requirements, earning a grade of “C” in all courses in Area F and within the major requirements, including courses taken within the tracks. Students registering for less than 12 hours of internship can take other coursework, but the coursework must be approved by the program coordinator.
  • Internships must be approved by the internship coordinator.

Note: Exercise Science Majors must complete Fundamentals to include:


Undergraduate Academic Advisement at Georgia Southern is provided to all degree-seeking undergraduate students by professional advisors. Academic Advisors are located on all three Georgia Southern University campuses. Students are required to meet with their assigned Academic Advisor at least once a semester. For more information visit Academic Advisement .