Exercise Physiology Curriculum

Applied Intensive Option (36 s.h.) (Thesis or Non-Thesis):
Required Coursework (21 s.h.)

  • EXSS 6207   Physiology of Exercise (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6208   Cardiopulmonary Physiology (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6210   Theory & Techniques in Bioenergetics (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6300   Research Techniques in Exercise & Sport Science (2 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6301   Research Seminar in Exercise & Sport Science (1 s.h.)
  • Electives      (15 s.h.)
Recommended
  • EXSS    6209 Advanced Exercise Prescription (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS    6212 Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Diagnostics Procedures (3 s.h.)

Thesis

  • EXSS 7000    Thesis (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 7000    Thesis (3 s.h.)
  • Advisor approved 3 s.h. graduate statistics course
Recommended
  • BIOS 7212     Biostatistics for Health Professionals I (3 s.h.)
OR 

Non-Thesis

  • EXSS 6209    Advanced Exercise Prescription (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6212    Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Diagnostics Procedures (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6994    Culminating Research Project (3 s.h.)
  • Electives       (15 s.h.)

Research Intensive Option (36 s.h.) (Thesis):
Required Coursework (21 s.h.)

  • EXSS 6207    Physiology of Exercise (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6208    Cardiopulmonary Physiology (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6210    Theory & Techniques in Bioenergetics (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6300    Research Techniques in Exercise & Sport Science (2 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6301    Research Seminar in Exercise & Sport Science (1 s.h.)
  • EXSS 7000    Thesis (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 7000    Thesis (3 s.h.)
  • Electives        (15 s.h.)
  • Advisor approved 3 s.h. graduate statistics course
Recommended
  • BIOS 7212     Biostatistics for Health Professionals I (3 s.h.)
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The Ph.D. program in Bioenergetics and Exercise Science has been ranked as a Top 10 program in the country by an independent company (Academic Analytics) and by the National Academy of Kinesiology that benchmark academic and research excellence.