North Central College - Naperville, IL

Program and Degree Options

Exercise Science, B.A.

A maximum of 51 credit hours in HPE allowed.

  • HPE 103 Weight Training
  • HPE 137 First Aid
  • HPE 195 Motor Learning and Development
  • HPE 222 Foundations of Exercise Science
  • HPE 247 Human Anatomy
  • HPE 250 Introduction to Sport Management I
  • HPE 280 Human Physiology
  • HPE 317 Kinesiology
  • HPE 347 Physiology of Exercise
  • HPE 354 Applied Nutrition and Body Weight Management
  • HPE 410 Fitness Evaluation
  • HPE 420 Exercise Program Design for the Fitness Professional
  • HPE 497 Internship
  • BCM 140 Nutrition
  • BIO 147 Anatomy and Physiology
  • PSY 250 Statistics
  • PSY 255 Research Design -or-
  • SOA 200 Research Methods in Social Sciences: Quantitative

Prerequisite Courses include: 

  • 100-level Biology course or strong science background
  • MTH 118-Finite Mathematics or equivalent

Recommended Electives

  • NSC 280-Drugs and Behavior
  • PSY 385- Health Psychology

Exercise Science, B.S.

A maximum of 51 credit hours in HPE allowed.

  • HPE 103 - Weight Training
  • HPE 137 - First Aid
  • HPE 195 - Motor Learning and Development
  • HPE 222 - Foundations of Exercise Science
  • HPE 247 - Human Anatomy
  • HPE 250 - Introduction to Sport Management I
  • HPE 280 - Human Physiology
  • HPE 317 - Kinesiology
  • HPE 347 - Physiology of Exercise
  • HPE 354 - Applied Nutrition and Body Weight Management
  • HPE 410 - Fitness Evaluation
  • HPE 420 - Exercise Program Design for the Fitness Professional
  • HPE 497 - Internship
  • BCM 140 - Nutrition
  • BIO 147 - Anatomy and Physiology
  • PSY 250 - Statistics
  • PSY 255 - Research Design and Experiementation -or-
  • SOA 200 - Research Methods in Social Sciences: Quantitative

Additional Requirements for a B.S. Degree:

  • MTH 152 - Calculus II
  • PSY 250 - Statistics
  • PSY 255 - Research Design and Experimentation

 

  • PHY 141 - Physics I
  • PHY 142 - Physics II
  • -or-
  • CHM 141 - General Chemistry: Bio-organic Molecules
  • CHM 142 - General Chemistry: Environmental Chemistry

One of:

  • PSY 210 - Child Deveopment
  • PSY 220 - Psychology of the Adolescent
  • PSY 230 - Psychology of Adulthood and Aging

Prerequisite Courses include:

  • 100-level Biology course or strong science background
  • MTH 118 - Finite Mathematics or equivalent

Recommended Electives:

  • NSC 280 - Drugs and Behavior
  • PSY 385 - Health Psychology