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Human Performance: Exercise Science

Chair: Dr. Garry Killgore, gkillgore, x2410, HHPA 219 
Transfer Advisor: Dr. Gary Killgore, gkillgore, x2410, HHPA 219 
Dr. Laura Kenow, lkenow, x2580, HHPA 206A 
First-Year student contact: Professor Greg Hill, ghill, x2386, Cook 112

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