Exercise Science - B.S.
This program is designed to prepare students for post-graduate academic pursuits in exercise science and specifically exercise physiology, cardiac/pulmonary/cancer rehabilitation, biomechanics, or fitness leadership. Students interested in continuing their education in physical or occupational therapy or becoming a physician's assistant would benefit from this exercise science program, as well. The final purpose of this program design is to prepare students for certifications by professional organizations relative to exercise science, specifically the Clinical Exercise Specialist and Health Fitness Specialist certifications by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
Transfer students and students new to the major: Students must complete at least 50% (half) of his/her major courses at IWU.
Major GPA requirements: 2.75 in the major and 2.5 cumulative.
Course descriptions are available through the Course Description Lookup.