B.S. Exercise Science

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science is a non-teaching degree.  The degree prepares students for a broad range of health and fitness related professions.  Graduates will be able to pursue employment as:

  • Preventative health services in a corporate or community setting
  • Rehabilitative health services in a clinic
  • Preparation for other career endeavors:  Personal Trainer; Strength & Conditioning Specialist; Pre-Physical Therapy; Sport Nutrition; Cardiac Rehabilitation; Fitness & Wellness Management; and others

All courses offered are taught in small classes by professors holding a Master’s or Doctorate degree in their specialty area.  The department faculty is active at both the State and National levels in professional associations, societies and organizations.

Course Requirement Information

NOTE: Degree Plan for existing students (effective Spring 2010)
Required CoursesCredit HrsCareer Links
General Education 43-44 hrs
Degree Specific 52 hrs
Minimum Hours Required for degree 120 hrs
Approximately 8 Semesters


For students who enrolled at SWOSU before Fall 2004, download Degree Plan here.