The major in Exercise Science focuses upon the study of the anatomical, biomechanical, neurological, physiological and psychological aspects of exercise as they relate to the human organism. The major in exercise science will prepare students for employment in fitness centers, research laboratories, or as exercise technicians in cardiac rehabilitation centers. The curriculum provides an excellent foundation for those interested in pursuing graduate degrees in movement based fields, as well as for those wishing to pursue a professional degree in medicine or in the rehabilitation sciences such as Physical or Occupational Therapy. This program consists of 125 semester credits and is designed to be completed in four years. A minor in Exercise Science with options in Exercise Behavior or Coaching Behavior also is available.