2015-2016 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    Jul 20, 2018  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Exercise Science Minor

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Melissa Tobin, 209 Ernie Davis Hall, 315-443-9800; mmtobin@syr.edu.

Students pursuing major degrees in other program areas may enroll in a minor in exercise science. The exercise science minor requires 18 credits. Students must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA. To be admitted into the exercise science minor, students must submit a petition to their respective advisor, the chair of the exercise science program, and to the assistant dean for academic and student services in the School of Education.

BIO 216 - Anatomy & Physiology I  & BIO 217 - Anatomy and Physiology II  are prerequisites for many of the courses in this minor.

Core Courses

Section I: The following courses are required (6 credits):

Or Any 3 credit 500-level or higher course such as:

  • Exercise in the Cell (3 credits)
  • Obesity and Body Composition (3 credits)
  • Metabolic Aspects of Exercise (3 credits)
  • Control of Ventilation in Exercise (3 credits)


Or any of the courses listed in Section II not already taken.

Total Credits: 18

Time to Completion Requirement:

The undergraduate minor in exercise science must be completed within five years of declaration if the student is enrolled in an undergraduate degree granting program.

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