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Exercise Science (Minor)

The Exercise Science Minor will provide additional training for students desiring to enter graduate or professional programs.

Exercise Science (Minor)


Description


What is Exercise Science at ODU like?

The Exercise Science Minor will provide additional training for students desiring to enter graduate or professional programs.

Program Highlights


What makes Exercise Science at ODU unique?

  • Gives students content and hands-on experiences from a variety of disciplines within Exercise Science.

  • Can support a number of Different majors and is also useful for satisfying graduate school prerequisites.

Courses


What are some courses offered in Exercise Science at ODU?

EXSC 322:
Anatomical Kinesiology


Anatomical and mechanical analysis of human musculoskeletal function including skeletal, muscular, and neuromuscular control aspects necessary for movement. Prerequisites: BIOL 240 or BIOL 250 AND MATH 102M or higher with a C or better.

HPE 409:
Physiology of Exercise


An investigation into the physiological adjustments of the human organism to exercise, including systematic and biochemical molecular changes. Major areas of concern include neuromuscular, metabolic, and cardiorespiratory changes during exercise and the influence of such variables as nutrition, drugs, environment, age, sex, training and body weight. Prerequisites: BIOL 240 or BIOL 250.

EXSC 415:
Exercise Testing for Normal and Special Populations


The application of different methodologies in the measurement of physiologic responses to exercise. Emphasis is placed on understanding American College of Sports Medicine guidelines, appropriate experimental techniques, and equipment necessary to evaluate changes in body composition and various metabolic, cardiovascular, and respiratory adjustments during exercise. Prerequisites: BIOL 240 or BIOL 250 AND MATH 102M or higher with a C or better; EXSC 326.

Requirements


What are the requirements to apply for Exercise Science at ODU?

Students entering the Minor program in Exercise Science should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)

  • BIOL 240 or BIOL 250 and EXSC 225 are prerequisites for the minor and are not included in the calculation of the grade point average for the minor.

Cost

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2021-22 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Virginia Resident


Per Credit:

$ 360

Non-Resident


Per Credit:

$ 1,032

Active Duty Military Rate


Per Credit:

$ 250

Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States


Per Credit:

$ 407

Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid

Next Steps


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Contact


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Meet Your Enrollment Team

Our enrollment coordinators are ready to help you through the admissions process.

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Master Lecturer


Name:

Laura Hill


Location:

2022 STUDENT RECREATION CTR, NORFOLK, VA, 23529



Office:

757-683-4624


Undergraduate Admissions


Location:

1004 Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3685


Fax:

757-683-3255


Email:

admissions@odu.edu


International Admissions


Location:

2101 Dragas Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3701


Fax:

757-683-3651


Email:

intladm@odu.edu

Additional Programs


Are there other programs at ODU I may be interested in?

With over 120 undergraduate programs, 130 graduate programs at the master'seducation specialist and doctoral levels plus a wealth of certificate and professional development programs, Old Dominion University has the program for you. Visit our academic program listing page to see other programs ODU has to offer.

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