Courses

Following are the courses required for a bachelor's degree in Health and Exercise Science at Syracuse University:

Freshman Year Courses
First Semester Second Semester
  • PSY 205 Foundation Human Behavior
  • WRT 105 Writing Studio I
  • BIO 121 General Biology
  • PPE 295 Intro. Exercise Science
  • MAT 194 PreCalculus OR
    MAT 285 Cal/Soc & Life Sci I*
  • Hum or Soc Sci. Elec
  • HEA 332 Personal Health & Safety
  • BIO 123 General Biology & BIO 124 Lab
  • CRS 225 Public Speaking OR
    CRS 325 Presentational Speaking
  • MAT 285 Cal/Soc& Life Sci I OR
    MAT 286 Cal/Soc & Life Sci II*
Sophomore Year Courses
First Semester Second Semester
  • PPE 435 Intro. Sport Psychology
  • BIO 216 Anatomy & Physiology I
  • MAT 221 Statistics
  • NSD 225 Nutrition in Health
  • PPE 470 Experience Credit
  • Hum or Soc Sci. Elec
  • BIO 217 Anatomy & Physiology II
  • PPE Elective
  • Elective
  • WRT 205 Writing Studio II
Junior Year Courses
First Semester Second Semester
  • PSY 223 Bio. Psych. OR
    PSY 315 Drugs & Behavior OR
    PSY 324 Dev. BioPsych.
  • HEA 485 Worksite Health Promotion
  • CHE 106 General Chemistry
  • CHE 107 General Chemistry Lab
  • PPE 497 Physiology of Exercise
  • HEA 338 Advanced First Aid/CPR
  • PPE 385 Motor Behavior
  • PPE 486 Prevention & Care Athletic Injury
  • PPE 483 Sci. Princ. of Conditioning
  • WRT 307 Writing Studio
  • CHE 116 General Chemistry
  • CHE 117 General Chemistry Lab
Senior Year Courses
First Semester Second Semester
  • A&S Elective
  • PPE 408 Analysis of Human Motion
  • PPE 5xx
  • A&S Elective
  • PPE Elective
  • PPE 5xx
  • PPE 470 Experience Credit
  • PPE 5xx
  • Elective
  • Elective

Elective Recommendations:

  1. Coaching Minor
  2. Management Minor
  3. Pre-Med/Pre-PT Preparation
  4. Nutrition Minor

*Math placement will depend on student's background in math