The Exercise Science concentration is a multidisciplinary approach to exercise, fitness, and wellness. This concentration is suggested for the student who is interested in a career in physical therapy, occupational therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, sports medicine, corporate fitness, and related fields. The primary emphasis is on the effects of exercise on various body systems. Support studies provide a knowledge base oriented toward lifestyle maintenance and health promotion/risk reduction.
Tennessee Board of Regents General Education Requirements (41 - 42 Credit Hours)
Major Core Requirements (21 Credit Hours)
Guided Electives (9 Credit Hours)
Free Electives (2 Credit Hours)
Total Hours Required for Degree = 120 Credit Hours
Advisement typically starts 3 week prior to registration. You advisor will be determined by your last name.
a. Last names TBA: Dr Sato, rm 160E, email@example.com
, 423 439-5138
b. Last names TBA: Dr Ramsey, rm 316E, firstname.lastname@example.org , 423 439-4375
c. Last names TBA: Dr DeWeese, rm 234E, email@example.com , 423 439-5844
d. Last names TBA: Dr. Kavanaugh, rm 116E, firstname.lastname@example.org, 423 439-5572
View these important documents:
All internship forms can be found on D2L attached to their respective dropbox folders.
For more information on internship courses please contact Dr. Brad DeWeese email@example.com
Exercise Science Honors-In-Discipline
At this time we are not accepting applications for Honors-in-Discipline due to the large growth in both our undergraduate and graduate programs. Please check back next academic year.
Students successfully matriculating may declare Exercise Science as a major.
For more information please contact the Undergraduate Exercise Science Program Coordinator:
Dr. Kimi Sato
Department of Exercise and Sport Science
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN 37614-1701
Telephone: (423) 439-5138
Fax: (423) 439-5383
Various forms of financial assistance are available through the Office of Financial Aid. In addition, student assistant positions may be available within the Department of Kinesiology, Leisure and Sport Sciences.