Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The exercise and sport science degree provide a science-based curriculum for improving human performance that’s appropriate for a variety of graduate professional programs, such as nursing, occupational therapy, physician assistant, physical therapy, athletic training or medical school. Students develop application skills for sport and fitness activities, assessment and evaluation of various populations and fitness levels, and human movement systems from subdisciplines of kinesiology.


The AGRADE program is available to academically strong students completing their undergraduate degree. This allows students to begin master's degree coursework while simultaneously completing their bachelor's degree. Students have the opportunity to complete the requirements for both degrees in an accelerated timeline. For requirements and course information, refer to the academic bulletin.

For students whose undergraduate major is in Exercise and Sport Science, the AGRADE graduate program options are: Athletic Training; Community Health; Exercise and Sport Science; Health and Physical Education Teaching; and Sports Administration.

Course Requirements

The Exercise and Sport Science program requires a total of 61 semester credits. Required courses total 40 semester credits. An additional 21 semester hours (minimum) are completed with approved elective courses. Students in this program complete an individualized Plan of Work with their advisor and the Exercise and Sport Science Advising Guide.


Fall Semester Year 1

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 15
Basic Comp 3
General Education Civic Literature Inquiry 3/4
General Education Quantitative Experience 3
PSY 1010 or 1020 (NSI) 3/4
Gen Ed Wayne Experience 1

Winter Semester Year 1

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 15
Intermediate Composition Courses 3
BIO 1050 (Natural Science Inquiry) 3
KIN 1991 3
HE 2310 3
Oral Communication 3

Fall Semester Year 2

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 16
BIO 1510 (NSIL) Pre-Req. BIO 1050) 4
HE 3440 (Pre-Req. HE 2310) 3
KIN 3540 3
Cultural Inquiry 3
Social Inquiry 3

Winter Semester Year 2

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 14
BIO 2870 (Pre-Req: BIO 1510) 5
LFA 2330 3
ESS Elective 3
Global Learning Inquiry 3

Fall Semester Year 3

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 15
KIN 3400 3
HE 3500 3
KIN 3550 (Pre-Req: ICN) 3
ESS Elective 3
PHY 1020 or PHY 2130 3

Winter Semester Year 3

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 15
KIN 6300 (Pre-Req: BIO 2870, KIN 1991, QE, & 2.5 GPA 3
KIN 5523 or KIN 5520 (Pre-Req: PSY 1010 or higher & ICN) 3
ESS Elective 3
ESS Elective 3
ESS Elective 3

Fall Semester Year 4

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 15
KIN 6320 (Pre-Req: KIN 6300) 3
KIN 3580 (Pre-Req: BIO 2870, KIN 1991, QE, & 2.5 GPA 3
ESS Elective 3
ESS Elective 3
FREE Elective 3

Winter Semester Year 4

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 15
KIN 5350 Internship (Pre-Req: KIN 6320, LFA 2330) 4
KIN 6100 (Pre-Req: KIN 6300) or KIN 6120 (Pre-Req: KIN 6300 & KIN 3580) 2/3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 2/3

Total credits for degree - 120

Students may pursue Departmental Honors in Kinesiology – Exercise and Sport Science Degree. A minimum 3.30 cumulative GPA and additional coursework are required. For more information, please discuss with your academic advisor.  


Exercise & Sport Science - Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The Bachelor of Science program in Exercise and Sport Science is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences (CoAES).


Patrick Mason
Lecturer and program coordinator

Primary Advisors in Academic Services

Last Names A-K
Fawne Allossery

Academic services officer III

Last Names L-Z
Kurt Troutman

Academic services officer II

Kinesiology Health and Sport Studies
Phone: 313-577-4249