Exercise Biology Minor

Focusing on human movement and nutrition

With a focus on human and anatomic functions, the Exercise Biology minor — if paired with one of the undergraduate programs below — will better prepare you to pursue a graduate degree in Exercise Biology

  • Dietetics
  • Biomedical sciences
  • Biology
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Chemistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Physical therapy

Some courses may have prerequisites, so meeting with your advisor often is recommended. Completing a degree in a science-related field with a GPA of 3.30 or higher, along with a minor in Exercise Biology, increase your chances of being accepted into an Exercise Science graduate program.

Minor requirements

Courses in this minor contain information that will prepare you for Exercise Science graduate coursework. A total of at least 21 hours is required for completion of the Exercise Biology minor.

Exercise Biology

Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training
  1. Required Courses: BMS 430(3), 532(3), 467(3); BMS 520(3) or CHM 352(3); BMS 567(4)

  2. Choose electives from the following to bring total hours in the minor to at least 21 hours: BMS 230(3), 260(4), 335(3), 563(3), 570(4); KIN 569(3); PSY 508(3)