Mississippi College

The Exercise Science track provides the theoretical, research, and clinical experiences for careers in preventive and rehabilitative health settings. It also provides students with the basic requirements for most graduate programs in Exercise Science. A pre-professional option which is specifically tailored for students who desire to pursue acceptance to a graduate program for physical therapy or other allied health professional programs is also offered.

Requirement Class Name Hours
University Core   50
Kinesiology Core   31
KIN 099 Comprehensive Examination 0
KIN 105 Comprehensive Health 3
KIN 107 First Aid & CPR 3
KIN 150 Foundations & History of Physical Activity & Sport 3
KIN 211 Basic Principles of Nutrition 3
KIN 308 Basic Athletic Training 3
KIN 322 Principles of Strength & Conditioning 3
KIN 350 Psychology of Sport 3
KIN 360 Anatomical Kinesiology 3
KIN 420 Physiology of Exercise 3
KIN 421 Physiology of Exercise Lab 1
KIN 430 Exercise Prescription & Assessment 3
Exercise Science   30
CHE 143 Introduction to Organic & Biochemistry 3
KIN 326 Sports Nutrition 3
KIN 425 Advanced Sports Medicine 3
KIN 460 Internship in Kinesiology 3
KIN 481 Biomechanics 3
BIO 203 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BIO 204 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
  PED Activity course 3
  KIN Electives 6
General Electives Sufficient elective hours must be taken to meet the minimum hour requirement for graduation in this program.  Electives should be chosen in consultation with advisor. --
Total Hours   130

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