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TRANSFER FROM CLC:
Exercise Science

75-78 credits

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Transfer Policies

Students transferring from non-baccalaureate institutions to Parkside may generally transfer up to 72 credits earned at non-baccalaureate institutions toward the 120 credits required for degree completion. UW-Parkside may accept additional credits toward the degree where appropriate. A minimum of 15 credits numbered 300 or above must be completed at Parkside.

Exercise Science catalog information

Graduation Requirements  |  Exercise Science


In addition to satisfying the general university requirements, students seeking to graduate with a bachelor of science with a major in exercise science must satisfy the following: Complete all requisite course work (75 to 78 credits) for the major; and Earn a grade of C- or better in each of the classes utilized to complete the major; and Achieve a minimum overall 2.67 GPA in all courses utilized to complete the major.

The following requirements are in addition to the university general education requirements. Please use this guide in tandem with the Degree Requirements Transfer Guide.

REQUIRED CORE COURSES  | 63-66 credits
 

Required Anatomy Courses  |  7 or 10 credits
Choose one combination:

CLC COURSE PARKSIDE NAME PARKSIDE COURSE
BIO 244
BIO 245
OR
-
-
Human Physiology and Anatomy I
Human Physiology and Anatomy II
OR
Human Functional Anatomy
Mammalian Physiology
BIOS 105
BIOS 106
OR
BIOS 300
BIOS 341


Required Physics Course  |  4 credits

CLC COURSE      PARKSIDE NAME PARKSIDE COURSE
PHY 120 Principles of Physics PHYS 101


Required introductory Health Science Course |  3 credits
Choose one:

CLC COURSE PARKSIDE NAME PARKSIDE COURSE
- Introduction to Health, Exercise Science and Sport Management HESM 210
- Introduction to Applied Health Sciences AHS 101


Required HESM Courses  |  49 credits

CLC COURSE PARKSIDE NAME PARKSIDE COURSE
- Applied Exercise Science HESM 221
- Lifetime Wellness HESM 270
HWP 260 Sport and Fitness Nutrition HESM 280
- Principles of Motor Learning HESM 306
- Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries HESM 345
- Biomechanics HESM 353
- Physiology of Exercise HESM 354
- Sport and Fitness Psychology HESM 358
PED 272 Fitness Assessment and Prescription HESM 410
- Exercise Science and Special Populations HESM 411
- Scientific Principles of Strength and Conditioning HESM 415
- Fitness Program Management HESM 430
- Senior Seminar in Exercise Science HESM 481
- Fieldwork in Exercise Science HESM 498*

*The fieldwork requirement can be completed by one of the following options:

Fieldwork/Course Option
A minimum of three (3) credits of HESM 498 credits completed in the student’s last semester of studies.
In addition, students will need to take a pre-approved three (3) credit HESM 300- or 400-level course.

REQUIRED EXERCISE SCIENCE CONCENTRATIONS  | 12 credits

In addition to completing the core courses within the exercise science major, students must choose and complete one of the following concentrations, based on their area of interest or career pursuits.
 

Fitness Management  |  12 credits

 

Choose four:

CLC Course

PARKSIDE NAME

PARKSIDE COURSE

ACC 121

Financial Accounting

ACCT 201

BUS 121

Introduction to Business

BUS 100

-

Legal Issues in Sport Management

HESM 300

-

Sports Marketing

HESM 362

-

Sport Sales and Customer Service

HESM 455



 





Strength and Conditioning  |  12 credit


Statistics Course  |  3 credits
Choose one:

CLC COURSE PARKSIDE NAME PARKSIDE COURSE
MTH 142 Elementary Statistics MATH 103
MTH 142 Psychological Statistics PSYC 250


Required Courses  |  6 credits

CLC COURSE PARKSIDE NAME PARKSIDE COURSE
- Research Methods in Exercise Science HESM 350
- Program Design and Exercise Techniques HESM 425


Elective Courses  |  3 credits
One pre-approved HESM 300/400 level course

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