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Course Descriptions - Online Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science

The online exercise science degree from the University of Saint Mary is a degree completion program that takes an average of two years to complete. The program is made up of 17 courses that are taught by experienced faculty members who have backgrounds in areas like exercise science, athletic training, dietetics, personal training, strength and conditioning, and group fitness.

You’ll get the opportunity to learn basic life-saving emergency care and first aid treatment skills, apply nutrition strategies to improve exercise performance and health, become familiar with basic biomechanics in order to understand how to analyze posture and movement dysfunctions, identify and prevent sport injuries, understand the impact of exercise on certain diseases and special conditions, and perform fitness assessments that enable you to write individualized exercise prescriptions.

Core Courses