Fitness and Health Promotion

Health and Fitness Promotion
Type of Degree: 
Bachelor of Science
Average Time of Commitment/Completion: 
4 years

This major is for those interested in Physical Therapy, Athletic Training, Cardiac Rehabilitation, graduate programs in the exercise sciences or Sports Medicine.

Personalized areas could include education, psychology, coaching and business. The curriculum is based on the standards set by the American College of Sports Medicine for personal training certifications.

Examples Of Careers/Jobs That Are Suited To This Major: 

Physical Therapist, Athletic Trainer, Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist, Coaching

Examples Of This Major’s Core Classes: 

Examples of courses you’ll have as an Exercise Science major include Foundations of Health & Sport Sciences, Principles of Biology, Basic Care and Prevention of Injuries, Motor Learning and Development, Movement Anatomy, Health Behaviors, Psychology of Sport and Exercise, Management of Sport, Fitness & Leisure Programs, Exercise Physiology and Exercise Testing and Prescription.

Special Activities/Opportunities You’ll Experience At St. Gregory’s: 

The Kinesiology program has a chapter of Phi Epsilon Kappa, the oldest honor fraternity related to the discipline of Kinesiology.

Our Commitment To You: 

You can expect small class sizes and a great deal of interaction with your faculty. You can expect laboratories to be taught by your instructors, not by graduate teaching assistants. You can expect your faculty to be available as needed. Our 12/1 student teacher ratio allows great students to excel and prepare themselves for the next stages of their academic or professional careers.

FOR MORE INFORMATION about becoming an Exercise Science major, contact us at

Exercise Science, Biology, Biomedical Science