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Bachelor of Arts inExercise Science

The Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Science program consists of 41 credit hours and is offered fully online. The B.A. in Exercise Science is designed for busy adult students who are interested in obtaining their degree and require the flexibility of attending class on their schedule.

Area of Study: Health & Medicine

  • Next Start Date: 09/08/2015
  • Start Time: 6-7 p.m. CST
  • Credit Hours: 41
  • Course Length: 7 weeks

This program can be taken:

  • Online
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Exercise Science
Curriculum Overview

Overview

The Online B.A. in Exercise Science program focuses on kinesiology concepts in human movement, exercise and management. The Exercise Science degree prepares students for positions in coaching, fitness and wellness centers, health and wellness education, personal training and rehabilitation sciences.

The Online Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Science degree also prepares students for post-baccalaureate study in areas such as aging, athletic training, biomechanics, chiropractics, exercise physiology, human growth, sports management, sport psychology and more.

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Course Name
Credits
  • Epidemiological Foundations and Research4
  • Applied Nutrition4
  • Sports Business4
  • Health Psychology4
  • Motor Dev, Control & Motor Learn4
  • Biomechanics4
  • Exercise Physiology4
  • Senior Professional Seminar1
  • Kinesiology Internship12
KHS-220 - Epidemiological Foundations and Research

This course is designed to provide students with a historical background in epidemiological studies. The course is also designed to expose students to the principles and concepts necessary for understanding the basics of epidemiological activity and classical epidemiological investigations. By applying knowledge from a range of disciplines, epidemiologists are able to more adequately study disease, wellness and other health-related events in populations. The ultimate goal of this course is to stimulate a desire for further education in epidemiological course work.

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Requirements

  1. Apply Online
  2. Final and official transcripts from all previous institutions attended* If you have attended a MNSCU college or university we also ask that you provide an official accompanying DARS or MnTC goal area worksheet.  Concordia accepts completed goal areas.* If you have less than 20 college credits completed, you will need to submit your official high school transcript as well as any college level courses you have taken.
  3. Submit a typed personal statement that answers the questions listed below.  Completed statements should be labeled with your name, academic program, and your contact information and submitted via mail, email or fax. Each question should be answered in a minimum of 300 words (1 page).
    • What has led you to pursue your undergraduate degree?
    • What are your long term personal and professional goals?

*128 credits need to be completed to earn bachelor’s degree

Technology Requirements

Students enrolling in an adult undergraduate program must have access to a computer that meets Concordia University’s technology requirements. Contact Concordia’s Help Desk at helpdesk@csp.edu or (651) 641-8866 with any questions regarding these requirements.

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Career Potential

Because we design our exercise science program to be responsive to the exact needs of the marketplace, it will be a relevant major if you’re considering graduate study in areas such as exercise physiology or a career as an athletic trainer, sports coach, chiropractor, community wellness director, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation specialist, physician’s assistant or physical therapist.

  • Athletic Coach
  • Wellness Coach
  • Personal Trainer
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physical Therapist

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