Feb 02, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

FYG - Exercise Science, BS


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Program Code: 567*/567A Department Chair: Dr. Kelly Cole
CIP Code: 31.0505 828-262-7154   colekj@appstate.edu
Non-Teaching Program Director: Dr. Travis Triplett
  828-262-7148   triplttnt@appstate.edu

Semester One [16 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
MAT 1020 - College Algebra with Applications (4)   or higher   Yes Completes Gen Ed Quantitative Literacy except for MAT 1025
RC 1000 - Expository Writing (3)       First Year Writing
UCO 1200 - First Year Seminar (3)        First Year Seminar
Gen Ed (3)     Liberal Studies
Gen Ed (3)     Liberal Studies

 

Semester Two [15 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
ES 2002 - Introduction to Exercise Science (3)         
ES 2005 - Introduction to Physiological Assessment (3)     Yes  
CHE 1101 - Introductory Chemistry I (3)   / CHE 1110 - Introductory Chemistry Laboratory I (1)     Yes Begins Gen Ed Science Inquiry
BIO 1801 - Biological Concepts I (4)     Yes  
PE Activity Course (1)   Yes  

 

Semester Three [14 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
ES 2040 - Human Anatomy (4)     Yes  
CHE 1102 - Introductory Chemistry II (3)  / CHE 1120 - Introductory Chemistry Laboratory II (1)     Yes Completes Gen Ed Science Inquiry
NUT 2202 - Nutrition and Health (3)     Yes Completes 2 credit Gen Ed Wellness Literacy
RC 2001 - Introduction to Writing Across the Curriculum (3)       Sophomore Writing

 

Semester Four [16 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
ES 2050 - Human Physiology (4)     Yes  
Interdisciplinary Studies Elective (3)   Yes Check DW record or Program of Study for course options
PSY 1200 - Psychological Foundations (3) [GenEd: SS]       Liberal Studies
Gen Ed (3)     Integrative Learning
Gen Ed (3)     Integrative Learning

 

Semester Five [14 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
ES 3002 - Exercise Physiology (3) [WID]     Yes Writing in the Discipline
ES 3003 - Exercise Physiology Laboratory (1)     Yes  
PHY 1103 - General Physics I (4)     Yes  
Gen Ed (3)     Complete Gen Ed Integrative Learning
Gen Ed (3)     Complete Gen Ed Liberal Studies

 

Semester Six [16 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
ES 3550 - Introduction to Biomechanics (4)     Yes  
Exercise Science Elective (3)   Yes  Check DW record or Program of Study for course options
Exercise Science Elective (3)   Yes Check DW record or Program of Study for course options
Exercise Science Elective (3)   Yes Check DW record or Program of Study for course options
Interdisciplinary Studies Elective (3)   Yes Check DW record or Program of Study for course options

 

Semester Seven [15 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
Interdisciplinary Studies Elective (3)   Yes Check DW record or Program of Study for course options
Exercise Science Elective (3)   Yes Check DW record or Program of Study for course options
Exercise Science Elective (3)   Yes Check DW record or Program of Study for course options
Free Elective  (3)      
Free Elective  (3)      

 

Semester Eight [14 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
ES 4660 - Exercise Prescription for Clinical Populations (3) [CAP]   or ES 4800 - Exercise Prescription (3) [CAP]     Yes Capstone
Interdisciplinary Studies Elective (3)   Yes Check DW record or Program of Study for course options
Interdisciplinary Studies Elective (3)   Yes Check DW record or Program of Study for course options
Free Elective (3)      
Free Elective (2)      

 

General Requirements Summary


Minimum Total Hours Gen Ed Hours Writing  Minimum Major GPA Minimum Overall GPA
120 44 RC 1000  and RC 2001  2.00 2.00

 

General Education Program Model [44 Hours]


Program Categories Hours Important Notes- Be sure to check for Gen Ed courses required in your major
First Year Seminar 3 Can be taken first or second semester of freshman year
First Year Writing 3 Can be taken first or second semester of freshman yea
Wellness Literacy 2  
Quantitative Literacy 4  
Sophomore Writing 3  
Integrative Learning Experience 9 Must choose a minimum of two disciplines
Liberal Studies Experience 12 Must choose a minimum of three disciplines
Science Inquiry 8 CHE1101 / CHE 1110 & CHE 1102 / CHE 1120
You must also meet the Fine Arts, Literary Studies, Historical Studies, and the Social Science Designations. Those may be met within the Integrative Learning Experience and the Liberal Studies Experience.

 

Additional Notes


  • ES GPA requirements: 2.0 cumulative GPA required for declaration and 2.0 cumulative GPA required for graduation. There are no GPA retention requirements. The Beaver College of Health Sciences requires a minimum 2.0 major GPA for graduation.
  • 18 s.h. in major and 9 s.h. in minor must be at Appalachian State University.
  • As stated inthe catalog, the final responsibility for meeting graduation requirements remains with the student.

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