REQUIRED EXSS Fitness Professional Courses

(MUST EARN A “C” OR BETTER IN EACH OF THE FOUR CORE CLASSES)

  • EXSS 175 Human Anatomy
  • EXSS 220 Fitness Management
  • EXSS 273 Research in Exercise and Sport Science
  • EXSS 276 Human Physiology
  • EXSS 288 Emergency Care of Injuries and Illness
  • EXSS 360 Sports Nutrition
  • EXSS 376 Physiological Basis of Human Performance
  • EXSS 385 Biomechanics of Sport
  • EXSS 408 Theory and Application of Strength Training or EXSS 478 Sports Performance Training
  • EXSS 410 Exercise Testing and Prescription
  • EXSS 593 Practicum in Physical Fitness and Wellness

 

Important

  • Due to the building nature of coursework, this major takes 5 semesters to complete (EXSS 175, 276, 376, 410, 593)
  • At least 6 courses (18 hours) must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.
  • NO EXSS course may be taken Pass/D/Fail by an EXSS major.
  • A maximum of 45 hours in EXSS courses may be applied toward the B.A. degree.
  • EXSS requires BIO 101/101L as a Physical and Life Science course with a lab; EXSS-FP also requires Chem 101/101L.
  • Math 110 (prerequisite for EXSS 273, 376, 385)

**For more information on specific courses, refer to the UNC Undergraduate Bulletin