The exercise science program at Shawnee State is designed to prepare individuals for careers in fitness and health promotion, strength and conditioning, and wellness programs.
Students in the program learn how to assess and evaluate fitness levels for individuals and groups and design, implement, manage, and evaluate fitness programs. All students complete a mandatory threemonth internship in a local health/fitness facility.
Graduates of the program find employment opportunities in both public and private health and fitness facilities and in worksite and health care settings. The program also provides appropriate preparation for individuals desiring to pursue graduate study in fitness, health, and exercise science programs.
All courses in the Sport Studies Core and Exercise Science concentration must be completed with a minimum grade of “C.”
General Education Program
The BIOL sequence (1130, 1131, and 3630) in the concentration meet the GEP requirement for Natural Sciences. PSYC 1101 meets the GEP requirement for Human Behavior. COMM 1103 meets the GEP requirement for Oral CommunicationFurther information is listed in the General Education Program.