As an SPU Exercise Science major, you examine the health and fitness benefits of physical activity and exercise using a science-based approach. This approach combines:
Classroom learning, including chemistry
An internship in a Seattle-area professional setting
Whether you plan to enter the workforce after graduation or attend graduate school for an advanced degree or certification, an Exercise Science degree provides you with a solid foundation.
In this major, you will take courses such as “Motor Learning and Development,” “Biomechanics,” “Exercise Physiology,” and “Sports and Exercise Nutrition.” You will benefit from outstanding faculty members who not only have years of experience working within academic settings, but also have significant experience in the exercise industry — working with recreational and elite populations, as well as coaching and training athletes. In this program, you will:
After graduation, you will be equipped to enter a variety of careers or earn a professional certification.
Major courses and degree requirements
As an Exercise Science major, you will be required to take a minimum of 80 credits, including at least 35 upper-division credits.
Review the Exercise Science major courses and requirements.