Undergraduate Academic Programs


Exercise Science


Students wanting to declare this minor may do so in one of two ways:

Students are responsible for checking with their degree-granting schools/units to determine whether or not this minor may be officially recorded on their transcripts.

Students considering this minor may schedule an appointment with an SPH-B academic advisor.

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Bloomington, IN 47405-7109

This undergraduate minor program is intended for students in degree programs other than the exercise science major, who wish to add an exercise science specialty to their studies. This minor requires:

  • successful completion of 15 credit hours prescribed below.
  • a minimum cumulative minor GPA of 2.0.
  • College of Arts and Sciences students completing this minor must earn a minimum grade of C- in each course used in the minor.

Note: No course in this minor may be taken under the Pass/Fail Option.

Exercise Science Core Course (3 cr.)
Complete the following course:

  • SPH-K 212 Introduction to Exercise Science (3 cr.) N&M

Exercise Science Elective Courses (12 cr.)
Complete 12 credits from the following courses:

  • SPH-K 205 Structural Kinesiology (3 cr.) N&M or ANAT-A 215 (5 cr.) N&M
  • SPH-K 305 Mechanical Basis of Human Movement (3 cr.)
  • SPH-K 391 Biomechanics (3 cr.)
  • SPH-K 398 Adapted Physical Activity (3 cr.)
  • SPH-K 405 Introduction to Sport Psychology (3 cr.)
  • SPH-K 409 Basic Physiology of Exercise (3 cr.)
  • SPH-K 452 Motor Learning (3 cr.)
  • SPH-K 490 Motor Development and Learning (3 cr.)

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