Jul 15, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Exercise Physiology, BS

Program Coordinator: Lisa Frederickson (105 Fitness, Instruction, Testing and Training Facility (FITT); 252-737-1293; fredericksonl18@ecu.edu)

The Exercise Physiology, BS provides students expertise in science and exercise physiology with unique insight into utilizing exercise as a treatment modality for health and disease, lifestyle, and performance enhancement. Graduates of the program are prepared to pass national credentialing examinations and pursue further academic training in exercise physiology, physical therapy, medicine, and other allied health careers. 

Students choose between two concentrations: applied exercise physiology or prehealth professions. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 is required for students in the applied exercise physiology concentration and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 is required for students in the prehealth professions concentration.

Students are required to have 32 s.h. of general education courses for admission to the degree program. A minimum grade of C (2.0) is required in BIOL 1150 , BIOL 1151  or BIOL 1100 , BIOL 1101 ; CHEM 1120  or CHEM 1150 , CHEM 1151 ; ENGL 1100 , ENGL 2201 ; and MATH 1065 . Majors must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and a minimum grade of C (2.0) is required in BIOL 2140 , BIOL 2141 BIOL 2150 , BIOL 2151  or BIOL 2130 ; CHEM 1130  or CHEM 1160 CHEM 1161 .

The degree requires a minimum of 120 s.h. as follows:

4. Concentrations - 29-42 s.h.

(Choose one.)

5. Minor and/or electives to complete requirements for graduation.