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Program of Study

*Note: A minimum grade of C- is required in all courses used to satisfy requirements of the EXS major.
BA/BS Exercise Science (72-74 credits)
Required Core Classes (32 cr) Cr Prerequisites (PRQ's)
PE 230 Foundations of Exercise Science 4 none
PE 310 Motor Learning 4 none
PE 371 Kinesiology 4 BI 234, MTH 105 or MTH 111 or higher (all with C-)
PE 415 Lifespan Motor Development 4 PE 230, BI 234, 235, 236 (all with C-)
PE 444 Lifespan Adapted Physical Activity 4 PE 230, PE 310, PE 371
PE 470 Soc & Psych Aspects of Physical Activity 4 PE 230, PE 310, PE 371
PE 473 Physiology of Exercise 4 PE 230, BI 234-236, MTH 105 or MTH 111 or higher (all with C-)
PE 483 Biomechanics 4 PE 230, PE 371, MTH 105 or MTH 111 or higher (all with C-)

EXS Major Professional Tracks
(select one):

Applied Exercise Science Track (40 cr): Cr Prerequisites (PRQ's)
HE 325 Nutrition 4 none
PE 485 Exercise Testing & Prescription 4 HE 325, PE 473
PE 419 Internship in Exercise Science 4 Senior standing, completion of EXS required core classes
Choose two courses from the following: 8  
PE 426 Sports & Exercise Nutrition   HE 325
PE 484 Adv Topics: Biomechanics   PE 483
PE 486 Adv Topics: Motor Behavior   PE 310
PE 487 Adv Topics: Physiology of Exercise   BI 234, 235, 236
PE 488 Exercise Motivation & Adherence   none
Electives with advisor approval 20 Required advisor approval for courses, may include courses outside the Division
Pre-Education Non-Licensure Track
(42 cr):
Cr Prerequisites (PRQ's)
PE 239 Teaching Movement in Education 3 PE 230, PE 310, PE 371, Co-requisite PE 330
PE 240 Teaching Dance in Physical Education 3  
PE 241 Teaching Games I 3  
PE 242 Teaching Games II 3  
PE 243 Teaching Outdoor & Adventure Educ. 3  
PE 244 Teaching Aerobic Exercise 3  
PE 245 Teaching Strength Training & Cond. 3  
PE 330 Teaching Methods in Physical Educ. I 4 PE 230, PE 310, PE 371, Co-requisite PE 239
PE 335 Field Experience in Physical Education 1 PE 330 and three classes from PE 239-245 series
PE 430 Teaching Methods in Physical Educ. II 4 Five classes from PE 239-245 series, Co-requisite PE 431
PE 431 Assessment Strategies in Physical Educ. 4 Five classes from PE 239-245 series, Co-requisite PE 430
PE 445 Curricular Issues in Physical Education 4 PE 430, 431, and six classes from PE 239-245 series
Choose two courses from the following areas: 4  
Aquatics    
Eastern Arts    
Gymnastics    
Outdoor Recreation    
Total credits 72-74  

Note: It is recommended that students take BI 102 General Biology and BI 234 and 235 Human Anatomy and Physiology to fulfill the Natural Science requirement in the LACC. BI 234, 235, and 236 are prerequisites to several major required and elective courses. See course descriptions for specific prerequisites.

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Contact

Division of Health and Physical Education
College of Education
Western Oregon University
Monmouth, OR 97361

Fax: 503-838-8370

Phone: 503-838-8908

Diana McAlpine
Administrative Program Assistant

mcalpined@wou.edu
503-838-8908

Peggy Pedersen, Ph.D.
Division Chair
pedersep@wou.edu
503-838-8269

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