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Exercise Physiology and Human Performance, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Killeen, TX, United States
The Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology and Human Performance at Texas A&M University-Central Texas prepares students for careers in a multitude of health, sports, and fitness-related fields and a foundation for graduate studies or medical school. 
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Overview

The program will provide knowledge about the body’s physiological responses to exercise, as well as evaluate physiological adaptations through applied science. You will learn how to develop exercise prescriptions for a variety of individuals, from healthy to aged or diseased populations.

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 and Exercise Physiology Laboratory.

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

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

Career Opportunities

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Personal Trainer
  • Physician Assistant
  • Research Assistant
  • Sport Nutritionist
  • Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • Wellness Coordinator

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 included:

  • Exercise Physiology 
  • Anatomical Kinesiology
  • Exercise Biochemistry
  • Principles and Techniques of Strength Training and Conditioning
  • Exercise Testing and Prescription
  • Advanced Resistance Training
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Training
  • Leadership in Exercise and Sport
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Exercise Physiology and Human Performance Capstone
  • Exercise Physiology and Human Performance Internship

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 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

  • Minimum 2.0 cumulative transfer GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Minimum 30 academic, college-level transferable semester hours
  • Must be eligible to return to all previously attended institutions
  • Applicants pursuing an Applied Science or Aviation Science degree may meet this requirement utilizing select workforce education credit from an approved Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree upon completion of 45 hours, to include all general education courses within the AAS.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7372 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    4616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2308 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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