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Exercise Science and Outdoor Recreation - Exercise Science Emphasis, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Orem, UT, United States
The curriculum of this Bachelor in Exercise Science and Outdoor Recreation - Exercise Science Emphasis program at Utah Valley University has been designed to address student needs and current market demands. 
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Overview

Through practical experiences in laboratory settings using state of the art equipment such as the Biodex S4, students enrolled in the Bachelor in Exercise Science and Outdoor Recreation with Exercise Science Emphasis program at Utah Valley University are exposed to real life rehabilitation experiences as well as  researching functional abilities and performance aspects of collegiate athletes. 

Additional classroom and lab experiences allow students to conduct 3-D motion analysis, measure muscle activity using wireless EMG technology, and analyze gait patterns using the GaitRite System, as well as conducting assessments to determine maximum oxygen uptake (VO2 Max), body composition, and anaerobic power.

Careers

Students completing the Exercise Science Concentration will be qualified for several different graduate school programs and a variety of careers including fitness and health promotion, exercise testing, strength and conditioning, corporate wellness, clinical exercise physiology, cardiac rehab, etc. This Exercise Science and Outdoor Recreation - Exercise Science Emphasis major can also lead to acceptance into medical, dental, physical or occupational therapy and other graduate or professional schools.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Kinesiology
  • Motor Learning and Control
  • Psychosocial Aspects of Human Performance
  • Sports Medicine
  • Motor Learning and Control
  • Psychosocial Aspects of Human Performance
  • Human Anatomy
  • Elementary Chemistry for the Health Sciences
  • Biomechanics
  • Fitness Across the Lifespan
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Exercise Testing and Prescription 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    66

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • $115 application fee
  • Official High School Transcripts or Record Equivalent
  • English Proficiency
  • Affidavit of support and financial statements (All financial support papers must be in English, showing amounts in U.S. dollars.)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16092 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8046 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16092 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8046 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5192 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2596 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Orem

  • 950 - 1650 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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