Exercise Science

Designed to prepare you for the CSCS

Housed within the division of athletic training, this minor is intended to provide students the ability to assess some of the growing concerns within our society, specifically, concerns facing active populations such as wellness, fitness, injury prevention, and rehabilitation. This minor is designed to prepare students to be credentialed as Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists (CSCS) as recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.


Campus Locations

Main Campus - Alfred, NY


none offered


Exercise Science

Required Athletic Training Courses:

  • ATHT 190 Principles of Strength Training and Reconditioning (2 Credits)
  • ATHT 205 Structural Kinesiology (3 Credits)
  • ATHT 222 Nutrition and Human Performance (2 Credits)
  • ATHT 393 Physiology of Exercise (4 Credits)

Required Health and Fitness Management Courses:

  • HFMT 405 Program Design and Implementation (3 Credits)
  • HFMT 410 Exercise Prescription (4 Credits)
  • HFMT 420 Special Populations (2 Credits)

Required Biology Courses:

  • BIOL 207 Anatomy and Physiology I (4 Credits)
  • BIOL 208 Anatomy and Physiology II (4 Credits)
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