Jul 17, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Exercise Science, B.S.

The Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science is a professional degree designed to prepare students for a successful career in the fast-growing fitness and wellness industry. The flexible and interdisciplinary nature of the degree enables students to obtain an education that best meets their individual career goals, whether those goals are related to corporate and private fitness, community and hospital-based wellness and rehabilitation programs, or graduate studies.

Note:  DSU has an articulation agreement with SDSU for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science who wish to apply to the accelerated nursing program at SDSU and obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree.

Location(s): Madison Main Campus

Learning Outcomes

Plan of Study - Exercise Science (BS) 23-24  


System-Wide General Education Requirement (30 Credits)

 Majors must take BIOL 151 /151L, PSYC 101 , EPSY 210  or SOC 100  and MATH 114  or a course requiring MATH 114  as a prerequisite as part of the System-wide General Education Requirement.

Electives (24 Credits)

Electives:  see your advisor for course options and available pre-professional programs (PT, OT, AT, Accelerated Nursing).

One of these credits will have been met upon completion of BIOL 151  as part of the system general education requirement.

Management Track Option

Students interested in management should take PSYC 101, EPSY 210 and BIOL 151/151L as general education requirements in addition to the following pre-professional courses.