Physical Education/Fitness Requirement
All students pursuing graduation are required to participate in and pass two physical education experiences within the Exercise and Sport Science Department. The first is EXS 0010 Concepts of Physical Fitness (1 credit). This is a 7 week lecture/laboratory experience that presents basic knowledge and methods relevant to maintaining and developing good health, fitness, and overall wellness. The P.E. experiences are graded “S/U.”
Please note: Current students should follow the printed version of the College Catalog, and work with their advisors and the department chair to ensure all requirements are met.
In addition, upon completion of the above course, all students are required to pass one of the following seven-week courses in a lifetime or fitness activity (1 cr.):
EXS 0020 Walking for Fitness
EXS 0030 Strength Training
EXS 0050 Rock Climbing
EXS 0060 Racquetball
EXS 0130 Golf
EXS 0160 Water Aerobics
EXS 0170 Conditioning
EXS 0180 Aerobics
EXS 0200 Lifeguard Training
EXS 0210 Water Safety Instructor
EXS 0230 Handball
EXS 0240 Yoga
EXS 0250 Martial Arts
EXS 0290 Open Water Scuba Certification
EXS 0500 Pilates
EXS 0410 Ballet I
EXS 0420 Ballet II
EXS 0430 Tap
EXS 0440 Jazz Dance I
EXS 0450 Jazz Dance II
EXS 0460 Ballroom Dance
EXS 0470 Modern Dance
EXS 0490 International Dance: Folk
Only EXS 0010 Concepts of Physical Fitness and one life-time/fitness activity count toward the 138 credits required for graduation.
A student who participates on an athletic team for an entire season can fulfill the one lifetime/fitness activity requirement (1 credit).
Exercise and Sport Science majors (ATH, PESF and PESF with licensure) are not required to take the EXS 0010 Concepts of Physical Fitness class or a lifetime/fitness activity.