Exercise Science B.S.K. (Concentration in Allied Health and Graduate School)
Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours
See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.
|General Requirements (Core A - E) 1||42|
|Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major 2,3||18|
|Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory|
|Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory|
|Human Anatomy and Physiology I|
|Human Anatomy and Physiology II|
|Introduction to Exercise Science|
|College Trigonometry 1|
|Introductory Physics I|
|Research Methods in Kinesiology|
|Foundations of Exercise and Sport Psychology|
|Motor Control, Coordination, and Skill|
|Physiological Aspects of Exercise|
|Biomechanical Analysis of Movement|
|Administrative Principles in Kinesiology|
|Fitness Evaluation and Exercise Prescription|
|Allied Health and Graduate School Concentration||32|
|The Allied Health and Graduate School Concentration will prepare students to apply for graduate programs in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Athletic Training, Physician's Assistant, Medical School, or Kinesiology. At least a 3.0 overall GPA or higher is required to stay in this concentration area.|
|Select from the following courses, depending upon graduate school requirements, to add up to 32 hours.|
|Introduction to Anthropology|
|Principles of Biochemistry|
|Principles of Biology I|
|Principles of Biology I Laboratory|
|Principles of Biology II|
|Principles of Biology Laboratory II|
|Microorganisms and Disease|
|Principles of Chemistry I|
|Principles of Chemistry II|
|Organic Chemistry I|
|Organic Chemistry II|
|Intro to Athletic Training|
|Motor Learning and Development|
|Adapted Physical Activity|
|Nutrition and Health|
|Introduction to Philosophy|
|Introduction to Ethics|
|Introductory Physics II|
|Principles of Physics I|
|Principles of Physics II|
|Lifespan Developmental Psychology|
|Introduction to Religious Studies|
|Introduction to Sociology|
|Total Credit Hours||124|
If CHEM 1211 and 1212 are not taken in the core, it must be taken as part of a chosen track.
Students may elect to substitute (Principles of Physics I (PHYS 2211K) for Introductory Physics I (PHYS 1111K) with advisor approval. Students in the Allied Health and Graduate School Track may elect to substitute Principles of Physics I (PHYS 2211K) for Introductory Physics II (PHYS 1112K) with advisor approval.
Program and Concentration Area 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
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 to progress in the Exercise Science major.
- 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.
- Once in this concentration area, student must maintain an overall 3.0 GPA in all major courses and guided major electives.
- Students must show proof of CPR/AED certification prior to completing KINS 3452.
Note: Exercise Science Majors must complete Fundamentals to include:
|CHEM 1211K||Principles of Chemistry I||4|
|CHEM 1212K||Principles of Chemistry II||4|
|PSYC 1101||Introduction to Psychology||3|
Students not able to complete Fundamentals in Areas A2, D, and F will take these courses as part of their selected concentration area.
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 the Academic Advisement catalog page.