B.S. Exercise Physiology and Human Performance

https://www.tamuct.edu/degrees/undergraduate/Exercise%20Physiology.html

OVERVIEW

A bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology and Human Performance from A&M-Central Texas prepares students for careers and graduate school opportunities in a multitude of health and fitness-related fields. Whether your goal is to enter the athletic performance industry or pursue a medical degree, you will experience relevant coursework, excellent faculty, and hands-on training in A&M-Central Texas’ new, state-of-the-art Human Performance Research Laboratory.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to:

  • Articulate the fundamental principles of exercise science and nutrition.
  • Prescribe individualized exercise and nutritional interventions.
  • Analyze current trends in exercise science.

Bachelor of Science - Exercise Physiology and Human Performance Program Requirements

Refer to the General Education Core Requirements page for more information on the CORE REQ coursework. The Field of Study (FOS) courses are listed in the footnotes (if applicable). At least 120 credit hours are required for the degree.

First Year
Fall
CORE REQ Communications (010)3
CORE REQ Mathematics (020)3
BIOL 2401Anatomy and Physiology I (CORE REQ (020) 14
CORE REQ Creative Arts (050)3
Any Level Elective 13
Spring
CORE REQ Language, Philosophy, and Culture (040)3
BIOL 2402Anatomy and Physiology II (CORE REQ (030) 14
CORE REQ Social and Behavioral Sciences (080) 13
Any Level Elective 13
Any Level Elective 13
Second Year
Fall
CORE REQ Communications (010)3
CORE REQ American History (060)3
CORE REQ Government/Political Science (070)3
CHEM 1411General Chemistry I (Lecture + Lab) (DEG REQ)4
Any Level Elective 13
Spring
CORE REQ American History (060)3
CORE REQ Government/Political Science (070)3
Any Level Elective 13
Any Level Elective 13
PHED Activity Elective (2)2
Third Year
Fall
EPHP 3301Exercise Physiology I3
EPHP 3302Exercise Physiology II3
EPHP 3307Principles of Personal Training3
EPHP 3304Exercise Biochemistry3
EPHP 4302Sports Nutrition3
Spring
EPHP 4301Leadership in Exercise and Sport3
EPHP 4305Research Methods3
EPHP 3305Principles and Techniques of Strength Training and Conditioning3
EPHP 4304Principles of Strength and Muscular Hypertrophy3
Upper-Level Elective - Faculty Approved3
Fourth Year
Fall
EPHP 3303Anatomical Kinesiology3
EPHP 3306Exercise Testing and Prescription3
EPHP 4102Advanced Cardiovascular Training1
Upper-Level Elective - Faculty Approved3
Upper-Level Elective - Faculty Approved3
EPHP 4395Exercise Physiology and Human Performance Capstone3
Spring
EPHP 4684Exercise Physiology and Human Performance Internship6
Upper-Level Elective - Faculty Approved6
Total Credit Hours120