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Program Goals & Student Learning Outcomes

BS Exercise Science
Program Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

Integrate scientific information and research into practice.

  • Demonstrate how to locate, interpret, evaluate, and use professional literature to make ethical practice decisions.
  • Use current information technologies to locate and apply evidence- based guidelines and protocols.

Develop communication skills and professional behaviors for entry into pre- professional practice

  • Demonstrate effective and professional oral and written communication
  • Demonstrate assertiveness, advocacy, and negotiation skills appropriate to the situation
  • Demonstrate counseling techniques to facilitate behavior change
  • Apply established guidelines to professional practice
  • Describe theĀ  professional roles that collaborate with an Exercise Physiologist in the delivery of fitness services

Develop and deliver information and clinical and customer services

  • Use the fitness assessment process to make decisions, identify problems and evaluate fitness interventions
  • Apply knowledge of the role of the environment, exercise, and lifestyle choices to develop interventions to affect change and enhance wellness in diverse individuals and groups
  • Utilize knowledge of education and behavior change theories to develop an educational session or program for a target population

Demonstrate foundational knowledge of core sciences

  • Demonstrate knowledge of physical, chemical and biological sciences

Prepare students for successful completion of National Fitness Certification Exams

  • Acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required for successful completion of an advanced certification with an organization accredited by the National Commission for Certifying AgenciesĀ  (NCCA)
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