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Exercise Science Courses & Requirements

Degrees Offered:

  • B.A.: Exercise Science
  • Minor: Exercise Science

Course Listings

  • Click here to read complete descriptions of the Exercise Science courses offered at Wittenberg.

Degree Requirements:

Major in Exercise Science (46 credits)

Required Courses in Health, Fitness and Sport - 34 credits

  • HFS 170: Introduction to Exercise Science. 4 credits
  • HFS 204: Applied Anatomy. 4 credits
  • HFS 250N:  Nutrition. 4 credits
  • HFS 270:  Care and Prevention of Sport Injuries (w/ CPR & First Aid). 2 credits
  • HFS 370:  Exercise Physiology. 4 credits
  • HFS 373: Exercise Testing and Prescription. 4 credits
  • HFS 375: Exercise for Special Populations. 4 credits
  • HFS 377: Principles of Strength and Conditioning. 4 credits
  • HFS 470: Senior Capstone. 2 credits
  • HFS 491: Internship. 2 credits

Required Courses in Other Departments - 4 credits

  • BIOL 125B: Human Physiology. 4 credits

Elective Courses for Major - 8 credits

  • HFS 220: Event and Facility Management. 4 credits
  • HFS 224: Sport Law. 4 credits
  • HFS 230S: Contemporary Issues in Sport Sociology and Psychology. 4 credits
  • HFS 273: Motor Learning. 2 credits
  • HFS 275: Biomechanics. 2 credits
  • PSYC 201Q or equivalent: Statistics. 4 credits
  • PSYC 202M: Experimental Design. 4 credits

Note: For students intending to pursue graduate school in an allied-health field (e.g. medical school, physical or occupational therapy school, etc.), Applied Anatomy (HFS 204) and Human Physiology (BIOL 125B) may be substituted with Human Anatomy and Physiology I (BIOL 325) and Human Anatomy and Physiology II (BIOL 326/327)

Minor in Exercise Science (20 credits)

Required Courses for Minor (12 credits)

  • HFS 170: Introduction to Exercise Science. 4 credits
  • HFS 204: Applied Anatomy. 4 credits
  • HFS 370: Exercise Physiology. 4 credits

Elective Courses for Minor (8 credits)

  • HFS 273: Motor Learning. 2 credits
  • HFS 275: Biomechanics. 2 credits
  • HFS 230S: Contemporary Issues in Sport Sociology and Psychology. 4 credits
  • HFS 250N: Nutrition. 4 credits
  • HFS 373: Exercise Testing and Prescription. 4 credits
  • PSYC 201Q or equivalent: Statistics. 4 credits
  • PSYC 202M: Experimental Design. credits
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