Minor in Exercise Science
The Minor in Exercise Science, when combined with the BS in Community Health or Physical Education, prepares individuals to work in a variety of health, wellness, recreation, and sport settings.
ADMISSION and RETENTION REQUIREMENTS
Students pursuing a degree in the Department of Health Sciences and Physical Education must meet all of the Goodwin College of Education requirements for admission and retention. Students must receive a grade of “C” or above in all major courses. Students with a grade below a “C” will have the opportunity to repeat the course only once.
Successful completion of all Goodwin College of Education and Department program requirements
University Core Curriculum Requirements
|General Education Distribution Area||Cr. Hrs.|
|Fine Arts (FA)* |
2 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study: Art, CMT (Mass Media or Theatre), Music (includes Dance).
|Humanities (HU)* |
3 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study: CMT (Communication), English, Linguistics. Philosophy, Women's and Gender Studies, World Languages and Cultures, (Note: No more than two foreign language courses may be used to fulfill this requirement.)
Behavioral/Social Sciences (SB)*
3 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study: African & African American Studies, Anthropology, Computer Science, Economics, Geography & Environmental Studies, History, Justice Studies, Latino & Latin American Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work
Natural Sciences (NS and NSL)**
3 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study; one course must have a laboratory component (NSL): Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Physics (Note: If an FYE ANTH that counts as Natural Science is taken, only one Biology course may be used for Natural Science).
|Engaged Learning Experiences|
Students must complete, at Northeastern, three courses designated as Engaged Learning Experiences courses. One of the Engaged Learning Experiences courses must be at the 300-level, and one Engaged Learning Experiences course must be designated as "Boundary Crossing".
Discipline Specific (ELE-DS)
These courses have pre-requisites that are specific courses within a program of study. Discipline Specific courses give students a deeper understanding of how knowledge is created and applied in their field.
Boundary Crossing (ELE-X)
These are courses that cross disciplinary boundaries and/or cross boundaries through engagements outside the classroom or University allowing students to see how knowledge gained in one field might inform other fields or other aspects of society.
Math/Quantitative Reasoning (MA)
1 Math course, that has intermediate Algebra as prerequisite OR is a course listed on the General Education Distributive Learning List of Approved Courses. Any 3 hour college level math course, beyond Intermediate Algebra, meets this requirement.
Majors in Fine Arts, Humanities or Social/Behavioral Sciences, may waive up to 6 credit hours of General Education requirements in the corresponding distribution area.
Majors in Natural Sciences may waive up to 9 credit hours of General Education requirements in the Natural Sciences distribution area.
Students should also be aware of all other university requirements to obtain a degree - NEIU requirements
Minor in Exercise Science (18 credit hours)
|PEMT-309||Sport & Exercise Psychology||3|
|EXSC-304||Testing And Prescription For Health And Fitness||3|
|Select 3 of the following:|
|Motor Skill Behavior|
|Introduction To The Theory And Methodology Of Coaching|
|Group Exercise Instructor|
|Resistance & Cardiovascular Training For Health & Fitness|
|Design Of Specific Exercise Programs|
|Independent Study Exercise Science|
|Nutrition And Health|
|Introduction To Health Care Management And Leadership|
PEMT-305 is a prerequisite for this course.