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Exercise Science Degree

Bachelor’s in Exercise Science

The Exercise Science bachelor’s degree focuses on the science of human movement and its importance in maintaining or improving health, physical fitness and athletic performance.

Coursework includes: Intro to Exercise Science, Anatomy, Physiology, Physiology of Exercise, Biomechanics, Motor Control/Learning, Measurement & Evaluation of Physical Exercise & Sports, Sport & Performance Psychology, Principals of Fitness and Lifestyle Management, as well as Nutrition for Sport and Exercise.

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Potential Careers/Graduate Programs

  • Health fitness specialist
    • Exercise physiologist
    • Personal trainer
    • Physical education teacher
  • Group exercise instructor
    • Athletic training graduate program
    • Physical therapy graduate program
    • Occupational therapy graduate program
    • Medical School


Susan Hart, Ph.D.

HHP Department Chair

Email: shart@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4621

April Ficklin

HHP Administrative Assistant

Email: April.Ficklin@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4418

Eric Belair

Academic Advisor

Email: Eric.Belair@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4224