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Exercise Science Undergraduate

The exercise science program offers elective courses for students interested in the relationship among physical activity, weight control, disease prevention, stress management and nutrition for optimal health and performance. Opportunities exist for students to establish personal programs of exercise, weight control, nutrition, stress management and substance abuse avoidance. Disease prevention and quality of life are components of many of the course offerings. Selecting courses in exercise science can be especially meaningful to students entering a health related career, with the current emphasis placed on health promotion and disease prevention within the health care delivery system.

While Oakland University does not offer a major in exercise science, students can earn a baccalaureate degree at Oakland University with a minor in exercise science in one of three ways.

  1. Earn a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with an exercise science academic concentration. View a checklist of requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with an Exercise Science academic concentration.
  2. Earn a Bachelor of Science in Wellness, Health Promotion and Injury Prevention with an exercise science academic concentration. View a checklist of requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Wellness, Health Promotion and Injury Prevention with an exercise science academic concentration.
  3. Earn a Bachelor of Integrative Studies with an exercise science minor.

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