Exercise Science - B.S. Download to print
College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Health Sciences
100 Nixson Hall
The Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science comprises three concentrations: Exercise Physiology; Exercise Specialist; and Pre-Physical/Occupational Therapy.
The Pre-Pysical/Occupational Therapy concentration prepares students for subsequent graduate school in this area.
Background Check policy: State/Federal background checks may be required for practicum/internship experiences. See Program Coordinator for more information.
Physical therapists held about 173,000 jobs in 2006. The number of jobs is greater than the number of practicing physical therapists because some physical therapists hold two or more jobs. For example, some may work in a private practice, but also work part time in another health care facility.
Students admitted to the College of Education, Health, and Human Services as freshmen must have been fully admitted to the university.
General Admissions for Freshman Students: Admission Requirements at the Kent Campus: The freshman admission policy at the Kent Campus is selective. Admission decisions are based upon the following: cumulative grade point average, ACT and/or SAT scores, strength of high school college preparatory curriculum and grade trends.
The university affirmatively strives to provide educational opportunities and access to students with varied backgrounds, those with special talents and adult students who graduated from high school three or more years ago. For more information on admissions, visit the admissions website for new freshmen.
Minimum 120 credit hours and minimum 39 upper-division credit hours. Minimum 2.250 GPA in major and 2.000 cumulative GPA.
Study Abroad/Away Opportunities
There are many Study Abroad/Away Opportunities, for more information contact the Office of Global Education.
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs/Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences
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