Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts Major in Exercise Science

Required Basic Courses: EXSC 110, 140, 240, 324, 325, 360, 400, 410, 415, 444; NURS 200; RTH. 323 and  RTH 455.
Required Related Courses: BIOL 108 and BIOL 109; CHEM 214; PHYS 214MATH 205; PSYC 103; COMM 103.
 

Pre-Medical/Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
Pre-professional education for dentistry, osteopathic, podiatric, veterinary, traditional medicine, and physical therapy can be designed in the Exercise Science program of study. The program of study is designed to be in compliance with the admission requirements of the professional schools. Scroll down for suggested program of study information.  For more information about each professional school track, contact the Exercise Science department chair.

Suggested Programs of Study

Exercise Science Suggested Program for the Traditional Curriculum

Freshman Year

EXSC 110

3

BIOL 108

4

PSYC 103

3

IDC. 100

1

Gen Ed IDC. 101

3

EXSC Elective or Gen Elective

3
TOTAL 17

EXSC 140

3

BIOL 109

4

COMM 103

3

Gen Ed ENGL 101

3

EXSC Elective or Gen Elective

3
TOTAL 16

Sophomore Year

NURS 200

3

CHEM 214

4

Gen Ed IDC. 200

3

HIST 116 or 117

3

Elective

3
TOTAL 16

Gen Ed ENGL 200

3

EXSC 240

4

Gen Ed THEO 200

3

Gen Ed PHIL 160

3

PHYS 214

4
TOTAL 17

Junior Year

EXSC 325

4

Gen Ed IDC. 301

3

Gen Ed PHIL 301

3

EXSC 324

4

EXSC Elective or Gen Elective

3
TOTAL 17

Gen Ed Fine Arts

3

MATH 205

4

EXSC 360

4

RTH. 323

3
TOTAL 14

Senior Year

EXSC 410

3

EXSC 400

3

EXSC 415

3

EXSC Elective or Gen Elective

3

EXSC Elective or Gen Elective

3
TOTAL 15

EXSC 444

3

RTH. 455

2

Gen Ed Theology Elective

3

Gen Ed IDC. 401

3

EXSC Elective or Gen Elective

3
TOTAL 14


  
    

Exercise Science Suggested Program for Pre-Physical Therapy Studies for the Bellarmine Early-Entry DPT Program

Freshman Year

EXSC 110

3

BIOL 108

4

PSYC 103

3

IDC. 100

1

Gen Ed ENGL 101

3

HIST 116 or 117

3
TOTAL 17

EXSC 140

3

BIOL 109

4

Elective

3

Gen Ed IDC. 101

3

COMM 103

3
TOTAL 16

Sophomore Year

NURS 200

3

BIOL 130

4

Gen Ed IDC. 200

3

Gen Ed PHIL 160

3

CHEM 103

4
TOTAL 17

Gen Ed ENGL 200

3

EXSC 240

4

Gen Ed THEO 200

3

Gen Ed Fine Arts

3

CHEM 104

4
TOTAL 17

Junior Year

EXSC 325

4

Gen Ed IDC. 301

3

Gen Ed PHIL 301

3

EXSC 324

4

PHYS 201

4
TOTAL 18

Gen Ed Theology Elective

3

MATH 205

4

EXSC 360

4

PHYS 202

4
TOTAL 15

Senior Year

EXSC 410

3

EXSC 400

3

EXSC 415

3

EXSC Elective or Gen Elective

3
TOTAL 12

EXSC 444

3

RTH. 455

2

RTH. 323

3

Gen Ed IDC. 401

3

Elective

3
TOTAL 14

If the student is admitted into the Bellarmine Early Entry DPT program after completion of the coursework through the junior year, he or she will complete that program as outlined in the Physical Therapy Department section of this catalog. Students who do not proceed into the DPT program will complete the fourth year of the Exercise Science major as shown in the suggested program of study.


  
    

Exercise Science Suggested Program for Pre-Medical, Pre-Professional Studies

Freshman Year

EXSC 110

3

BIOL 108

4

PSYC 103

3

IDC. 100

1

Gen Ed IDC. 101

3

BIOL 130

4
TOTAL 18

EXSC 140

3

BIOL 109

4

COMM 103

3

BIOL 240

4

Gen Ed ENGL 101

3
TOTAL 17

Summer

CHEM 103

4

CHEM 104

4
TOTAL 8

Sophomore Year

NURS 200

3

BIOL 231

4

Gen Ed IDC. 200

3

Gen Ed PHIL 160

3

CHEM 205

4
TOTAL 17

BIOL 314

4

MATH 117

4

EXSC 240

4

CHEM 206

4
TOTAL 16

Junior Year

PHYS 201

4

EXSC 325

4

EXSC 324

4

Gen Ed IDC. 301

3

Gen Ed ENGL 200

3
TOTAL 18

PHYS 202

4

EXSC 360

4

RTH. 323

3

MATH 205

4
TOTAL 15

Senior Year

EXSC 410

3

EXSC 400

3

EXSC 415

3

Gen Ed PHIL 301

3

Gen Ed THEO 200

4
TOTAL 16

EXSC 444

3

RTH. 455

2

Gen Ed Theology Elective

3

Gen Ed IDC. 401

3

Gen Ed Fine Arts

3

Gen Ed HIST 116/117

3
TOTAL 17