This minor is designed for students who are interested in pursuing employment in the field of Exercise and Sport Science. Students completing the required core courses in the minor will be able to implement preventative health programs in private, corporate, commercial, and community settings. The minor also prepares interested students for graduate work in exercise physiology, exercise science, sport medicine, kinesiology, physical therapy, or athletic training.
The Exercise and Sport Science minor can be completed with the designated ESS track requirements in the Health Science Major . The minor has been designed to address the knowledge, skills, and abilities recommended by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) for certification by ACSM as Personal Trainer, Health/Fitness Instructor or Exercise Specialist.