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Program Requirements

The program in Exercise Science involves taking courses as part of the School of Kinesiology and Recreation, as well as courses specific to the Exercise Science major.

More information on program requirements can be found on the Exercise Science Plan of Study.

Kinesiology Core

  • KNR 181 – Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • KNR 182 – Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • KNR 240 – Principles & Applications of Fitness Training
  • KNR 254 – Soc-Psychological Perspectives Physical Activity
  • KNR 257 – Motor Learning & Performance
  • KNR 280 – Exercise Physiology
  • KNR 282 – Biomechanics of Human Movement

Choose 1 of 4 Courses

  • KNR 286 – Leading Exercise Sessions in the Fitness Setting
  • KNR 305 - Biomechanics of Exercise and Physical Activity
  • KNR 310 – Fitness Management
  • KNR 353 - Basic Electrocardiography & Clinical Exercise Testing

Major Coursework

  • KNR 164 – Introduction to Exercise Science
  • KNR 298.10 – Professional Practice
  • KNR 307 – Ex. In Health & Disease
  • KNR 309 – Principles & Techniques in Physiological Testing
  • KNR 311 - Exercise Programming for Cardiovascular & Metabolic Fitness
  • KNR 313 - Exercise Programming for Neuromuscular Fitness
  • KNR 378.10 – Seminar in Professional Practice
  • KNR 398.11 – Professional Practice Internship

Academic Advisement

Ms. Daphyne Walker
McCormick 250A
(309) 438-5782

Ms. Mindy Kinney
McCormick 250B
(309) 438-5782

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Normal, Il 61790-5120
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