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Exercise Science

Double Major: Exercise Science
Chair: Dr. Garry Killgore
Transfer Advisor: Dr. Garry Killgore and Laura Kenow
First-Year student contact: Laura Kenow and Janet Peterson

HUMAN PERFORMANCE: EXERCISE SCIENCE

 The curriculum and instruction of the Exercise Science concentration utilizes a theory to practice model that integrates critical thinking with theory-based courses balanced with experiential learning opportunities. The program prepares students for further education and/or employment in exercise and sport science and is a good fit for students considering post undergraduate programs.

GUIDELINES FOR FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS

FALL SEMESTER:

  • Enroll in a prerequisite course
    • MATH 170 Calculus I or Math 150 Pre-calculus
    • PSYC 101 Survey of Psych
  • Enroll in an Exercise Science major science course (if you have a strong background in math and sciences)
    • BIOL 210 Principles of Biology or CHEM 211 General Chemistry or PHYS 210 Introduction to Mechanics (requires completion or concurrent enrollment of Calculus I)
    • HHPA 183 Seminar in Health and Human Movement (may be taken in either the Fall or Spring)
    • Fill your schedule with courses for the Linfield Curriculum requirements and/or a second major (if you have one) or minor courses
    • Meet with exercise science first year contact: Garry Killgore (gkillgor@linfield.edu, x2410)

JAN TERM (not required)

  • Enroll in one of the following courses
    • MATH 140 Statistics (especially if considering PT school or nursing)
    • PSYC 101
    • LC (VP, UQ or CS)

SPRING SEMESTER:

  • Enroll in one prerequisite courses
    • PSYC 101,
    • MATH 170 Calculus I (if not completed in the Fall)
    • BIOL 212 Human Anatomy (strong students only)
  • Enroll in exercise science major science course
    • BIOL 211 Principles of Biology or CHEM 211 General Chemistryor PHYS 211 Introduction to Electromagnetism (those considering PT school)
    • HHPA 183 Seminar in Health and Human Movement(may be taken in either the Fall or Spring)
    • HHPA 280 Nutrition

Fill your schedule with courses for the Linfield Curriculum requirements and/or a second major (if you have one)

MAJOR SPECIFIC ADVISING INFORMATION:

NOTES:
If time permits in your schedule consider taking a paracurricular course. If you are unable to get into a science class in the fall, complete your INQS, math and LCs, and take BIOL 212 Anatomy in the Spring.

If you are considering PT school- consider enrolling in HHPA 184 and MATH 140 Statistics.