Exercise Science - Pre-Professional B.S.

Bachelor of Science - Health & Human Performance; Exercise Science - PreProfessional Concentration

College of ED & Human Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 103-122

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2018-2019

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 


Lower-Division Departmental Required Courses12
Outside Major Lower-Division Required Courses43-59
Upper-Division Departmental Required Courses22-25
Outside Major Upper-Division Required Courses8
Elective Courses18
Total Hours103-122

Lower-Division Departmental Required Courses

Note: Students should take ECP 120 within two years of graduation in order to ensure current certification. Students may also substitute outside Emergency Medical Responder Certification for these courses.

Complete all of the following courses:
ECP 120Emergency Medical Responder Lecture3
KIN 201Basic Exercise Prescription3
KIN 205Foundations of HHP3
NUTR 221NBasic Human Nutrition3
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Outside Major Lower-Division Required Courses

Notes: Students interested in medical or dental school should replace CHMY 121N, CHMY 123 and CHMY 124 with CHMY 141N/CHMY 142N, CHMY 143N/CHMY 144N, CHMY 221/CHMY 222, and CHMY 223/CHMY 224. Students interested in physical therapy or other graduate medical professions generally take CHMY 121N, CHMY 123 and CHMY 124. You should talk to the HHP advisors prior to starting your chemistry series

Complete one of the following courses:3-5
Human Form and Function I
Human Form and Function II
Principles of Living Systems
Complete all of the following courses:
BIOB 170NPrincpls Biological Diversity3
BIOB 171NPrincpls Biological Dvrsty Lab2
Complete one of the Chemistry sequences:9-20
General Chemistry:
Introduction to General Chemistry
Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry
and Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry Lab
College Chemistry:
College Chemistry I
and College Chemistry I Lab
College Chemistry II
and College Chemistry II Lab
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Lab
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Lab
Complete one of the following courses:4-6
College Algebra
and College Trigonometry
Applied Calculus
Calculus I
Complete one of the following physics sequences:10
Algebra- and Trigonometry-based:
College Physics I
and College Physics I Laboratory
College Physics II
and College Physics II Laboratory
Fund of Physics w/Calc I
and Physics Laboratory I w/Calc
Fund of Physics w/Calc II
and Physics Laboratory II w/Calc
Complete one of the following courses:3-4
Introduction to Statistics (must be pre-approved by advisor)
Psychological Statistics (must be pre-approved by advisor)
Social Statistics (must be pre-approved by advisor)
Intro to Biostatistics (must be pre-approved by advisor)
Statistical Procedures in Educ (must be pre-approved by advisor)
Complete all of the following courses:
COMX 111AIntroduction to Public Speaking3
PSYX 100SIntro to Psychology3
WRIT 121Intro to Technical Writing3
or WRIT 201 College Writing II
Total Hours43-59

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Upper-Division Departmental Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
HTH 475ELegal and Ethical Issues Health and Exercise Professions3
KIN 320Exercise Physiology3
KIN 321Exercise Physiology Lab1
KIN 330Motor Learning and Control3
KIN 447Analytical & Communicative Techniques3
or AHAT 342 Therapeutic Interventions
KIN 460ECG Assessment2
KIN 483Exercise Disease & Aging3
KIN 484Exercise Disease & Aging Lab1
KIN 498Internship3-6
or KIN 499 Capstone
Total Hours22-25

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Outside Major Upper-Division Required Courses

Notes: Students are required to take either BIOH 112 OR BIOH 113 OR BIOB 160N prior to taking Anatomy and Physiology. Students who take the BIOH 201N and BIOH 211N Anatomy and Physiology series may need to take additional upper division credits beyond the courses required in this concentration to meet the university of Montana requirement of 39 upper-division credits for graduation.

Complete one of the following Anatomy and Physiology sequences:8
University of Montana - Mountain Campus
Human AP I for Health Profsns
and Human AP II for Health Profsns
Missoula College
Human Anat Phys I (equiv 301)
and Human Anat Phys II (equiv 311)
Total Hours8

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Elective Courses

Complete the following elective credits:18
Electives require adviser pre-approval. Students must complete 18 elective credit hours in addition to the list of lower and upper division courses above. Students who complete the BIOH 365/370 Anatomy and Physiology series will need an additional 7-10 upper division credit hours and students who complete the BIOH 201/202 and BIOH 211/212 for their Anatomy and Physiology will require an additional 15-18 upper division credits. You should use your elective courses to meet the additional prerequisite course requirements of graduate programs you are interested in attending.

Minimum Required Grade: C-