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  Dec 15, 2017
Samford University Catalog 2016-2017 Academic Year [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Exercise Science Major (B.S.)

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The purpose of the exercise science major is to prepare students for an entry-level doctoral degree program in physical therapy. An interdisciplinary approach is applied to this major, including classes in psychology, biology, physics, chemistry, athletic training, and exercise science. The courses contained within the major meet or exceed the prerequisites for the majority of physical therapy schools. Students are encouraged to volunteer service in all aspects of physical therapy prior to and during their undergraduate studies. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 for admission to the program.

Required Courses

University Core Curriculum: 22 Credits

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General Education Requirements: 31-32 Credits

Social Sciences: 4 Credits

Exercise Science Major: 64 Credits

Kinesiology Electives: 12 Credits

(8 credits must be 300-level or above)

General Electives: 10-11 Credits

(directed by advisor)

Total Required Credits: 128

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