Encourage Healthy Living
What jobs can you do with a
exercise science degree?
Prepare for a career you can live every day as a:
Health club manager
This degree is also a great option for Pre-Physical Therapy and Pre-Occupational Therapy.
What's the Difference at DWU?
- Learn about the functions of the human body and how to help increase performance.
- Pair your major with a business degree to prepare for a career in gym management or strike out on your own as a personal trainer.
- Graduate with limitless opportunities in the health and wellness field. Businesses, insurance companies and corporations need individuals with your skills to promote healthy living.
- Explore the many opportunities our pre-health majors like Pre-med and Pre-health and Pre-physical therapy can offer you.
Exercise Science Courses
Combine class time with hands-on learning and you’ll be ready for a career in health and fitness programs, exercise and more.
ATN 320 Human Nutrition
BIO 220 Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO 330 Anatomy and Physiology II
CHM 164 University Chemistry
CHM 166 University Chemistry Lab
CHM 174 Organic and Biochemistry
HLT 310 Advanced Emergency Skills for Professionals
MTH 200 Statistical Methods I
PSY 443 Abnormal Psychology
SPX 140 Introduction to Sport, Exercise and Wellness
SPX 211 Care & Prevention Athletic Injuries
SPX 240 Methods of Weight & Conditioning
SPX 305 Evaluation and Prescription of Health and Fitness Programs
SPX 315 Kinesiology
SPX 320 Exercise and Special Populations
SPX 340 Practicum in SPX I
SPX 342 Practicum in SPX II
SPX 362 Psychological Dynamics Sport
SPX 410 Physiology of Exercise
SPX 450 Internship
SPX 470 Capstone in SPX
SPX 472 Public Health and Epidemiology
Get to Know Your Professors
Learn how to help others live healthier lives! You’ll gain valuable lessons from faculty members who are working professionals and will provide real-life experiences to enhance your learning.
Dan Wagner, EdD
Matt McManus, M.Ed.
Matthew Zens, DPT