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Exercise Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Allentown, PA, United States
The Exercise Science program combines coursework in both the basic sciences and exercise sciences. It provides preparation for graduate and professional training in a wide range of fitness and medical fields. The program is structured to provide students with the opportunity to develop the skills and abilities that are critical in the growing fields of health, fitness, medicine and rehabilitation.
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Overview

 The Bachelor in Exercise Science program aligns with the Broad Principles guiding the mission of Cedar Crest College; specifically related to leadership development, civic engagement, and health and wellness initiatives. The interdisciplinary approach inherent in the major supports the academic mission of the college as a liberal arts institution. The goal of this major, with its broad knowledge base, is to prepare students to go directly into jobs in the fitness or health and wellness sector, or to pursue further training in the areas of athletic training, exercise physiology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, personal training, wellness coaching, athletic coaching, or athletic management.

Exercise Science Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Exercise Science major, students will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of exercise science including kinesiology, functional anatomy, exercise physiology, nutrition, psychology, and injury prevention in the health fitness setting.
  • Describe human responses and adaptations to exercise as they relate to the following: neuromuscular, metabolic, circulatory, and respiratory pathways.
  • Perform pre-participation health screenings and fitness assessments, interpret assessment results, and develop exercise prescriptions.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Health Care Systems
  • Health Professions
  • Biostatistics
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Kinesiology
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Exercise Testing and Prescription

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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:

    6.5

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

    • Complete a free application: Online CCC International Student Application
    • A required personal essay (minimum of 3 paragraphs)
    • Original score reports of one of the following to demonstrate proficiency in the English language: TOEFL, IELTS, SAT, ACT

* TOEFL or IELTS test must have been taken within the past two years.

    • Official transcripts (academic records) from your high school (secondary school.)

    • One letter of recommendation from a teacher or academic counselor in English or accompanied by a certified English translation.

  • Copy of foreign passport and current U.S. visa (if applicable)
  • Financial/Bank Statements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40967 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40967 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40967 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40967 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Allentown

  • 1110 - 1620 USD/month
    Living Costs

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