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Exercise Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Some of the most common career and job opportunities under the umbrella of exercise science include: athletic trainer, exercise physiologist, medical physician, occupational therapist, physical therapist, physician assistant, cardiac rehabilitation specialist, and strength and conditioning specialist. The degree will prepare students for advanced professional degree programs. Students enroll in a broad exercise major.

Learning Outcomes
  • Students will understand the physiological, anatomical, bio-mechanical, nutritional, and psychological principles that govern and influence exercise and sport performance.
  • Students will understand the application of physiological, anatomical, bio-mechanical, nutritional, and psychological factors that contribute to exercise, physical activity, and sport performance.
  • Students will be able to measure a variety of fitness and sports performance-related values in a variety of individuals.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate and apply the knowledge and skills of research design, measurement, and evaluation used in the field of exercise science.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate reasoning, problem solving, and critical thinking in the context of exercise science.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Gateway Program Seminar
  • Rhetoric and Writing I: Academic Reading and Analytical Writing
  • Rhetoric and Writing II: Argument and Research
  • Elementary Functions of Calculus
  • General Psychology
  • Culture and Health
  • General Biology: Organismic Biology
  • General Biology: Organismic Biology Laboratory
  • General Biology: Introduction to the Cell
  • General Biology: Introduction to the Cell Laboratory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

To be reviewed for admission to UCCS, prospective freshmen students must submit all of the following:

  • Online freshman application
  • $50 application fee
  • Official high school transcript or GED scores & certificate
  • Official ACT (excluding writing portion) or SAT scores (critical reading & math sections combined)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20067 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20067 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20067 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20067 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8523 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8523 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Colorado Springs

  • 950 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

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