Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science

College

College of Rehabilitation Sciences

Degree

Bachelor of Science

Duration

4 Years

Campus

East Falls

Format

On Campus

Starting Term

Fall

Contact Information

Name: Stephen Thomas, PhD, ATC
Positions:
  • Chair
  • Associate Professor
Position: Department of Exercise Science

4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Contact Number(s):

Curriculum

Students complete four years of exercise science education and hands-on coursework for 135 credits.

Jefferson exercise science students learn hands-on skills with a health and fitness professional during two part-time 16-week internships at affiliate sites.

Our affiliate sites include cardiac rehabilitation, fitness centers, sports performance centers, personal training facilities, and sports science.

FYS

100

Pathways Seminar

1

AMST

114

Topics in American Studies

3

CHEM

103

Chemistry I Lecture

3

CHEM

103L

Chemistry I Lab

1

MATH

102 or 110

Quantitative Reasoning: Pre-calculus or higher

3

PSYCH

101

Introduction to Psychology

3

BIO

103

Biology I Lecture

3

BIO

103L

Biology I Lab

1

 SEMESTER CREDITS

18

EXSC

110

Introduction to Exercise Science

1

WRIT

101/101G

Writing Seminar I: Written Communication

3

PSYCH

213

Developmental Psychology

3

CHEM

104

Chemistry II Lecture

3

CHEM

104L

Chemistry II Lab

1

BIO

104

Biology II Lecture

3

BIO

104L

Biology II Lab

1

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XXXX

Elective

3

SEMESTER CREDITS

18

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XXXX

Elective

3

GDIV

2XX

Global Diversity (Incl world languages)

3

PHYS

111

Physics I Lecture

3

PHYS

111L

Physics I Lab

1

STAT

220 or 301

Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences or Biostatistics

3

WRIT

201

Writing Seminar II: Multimedia Communication

3

SEMESTER CREDITS

16

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XXXX

Elective

3

GCIT

2XX

Global Citizenship (Incl world languages)

3

ETHIC

2XX

Ethics

3

ADIV

2XX

American Diversity

3

PHYS

112

Physics II Lecture

3

PHYS

112L

Physics II Lab

1

EXSC

210

Developing the Interprofessional Team

1

SEMESTER CREDITS

17

ISEM

3XX

Integrative Seminar

3

BIO

201

Anatomy & Physiology I Lecture

3

BIO

201L

Anatomy & Physiology I Lab

1

CGIS

300

Contemporary Global Issues

3

EXSC

312

Psychological Theory of Health & Exercise

3

EXSC

311

Sports Nutrition

3

EXSC

313

Safety, First Aid & Injury Prevention

3

SEMESTER CREDITS

19

BIO

202

Anatomy & Physiology II Lecture

3

BIO

202L

Anatomy & Physiology II Lab

1

EXSC

330

Internship I

3

XXXX

XXX

Elective

3

EXSC

310

Exercise Physiology

3

PHIL

499

Philosophies of the Good Life

4

 

 

SEMESTER CREDITS

17

EXSC

301

Biomechanics

3

EXSC

XXX

Elective

3

EXSC

XXX

Internship

6

EXSC

XXX

Fitness Assessment

3

SEMESTER CREDITS

15

EXSC

XXX

Exercise for Special Populations

3

EXSC

XXX

Elective

3

EXSC

XXX

Elective

3

EXSC

XXX

Exercise Prescription

3

EXSC

XXX

Entrepreneurship & Leadership

3

SEMESTER CREDITS

15

TOTAL CREDITS 135