Suggested Degree Pathway for Exercise Science - Clinical Option

For students who entered fall 2018 and beyond.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
HSCI.1010 Human Anatomy & Phys. I (SCL) 3
HSCI.1030 Human Anatomy & Phys. I Lab (SCL) 1
ENGL.1010/ HONR.1100 College Writing I/FYSH (CW) 3
PSYC.1010 General Psychology (SS) 3
EXER.1010 Strategies for Academic Success in Exercise Science 1
MATH.2830 Intro to Statistics (MATH) 3
SOCI.1010 Intro. Sociology (SS) 3
Total 17

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
Total 16
HSCI.1020 Human Anatomy & Physiology II (SCL) 3
HSCI.1040 Human Anatomy & Phys. Lab II (SCL) 1
ENGL.1020 College Writing II (CW) 3
PSYC.2600 Child & Adolescent Dev. (SS) 3
PUBH.1021 Intro to Public Health 3
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 3

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
Total 14
NUTR.2060 Human Nutrition 3
xxxx.xxxx Chemistry Lecture and Lab1 4
PHYS.1030 General Physics I Lecture (STEM) 3
PHYS.1030L General Physics I Lab 1
EXER.2170 Research Methods in Exercise Science 3

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
EXER.2020 Introduction to Exercise Science 3
xxxx.xxxx Chemistry II Lecture and Lab1 4
PHYS.1040 General Physics II Lecture 3
PHYS.1040L General Physics II Lab 1
PSYC.2720 Abnormal Psychology 3
Total 14

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
HSCI.3500 Human Biochemistry 3
EXER.3050 Exercise Physiology 4
EXER.3070 Exercise Physiology Lab 1
EXER.3150 Kinesiology 3
EXER.3170 Kinesiology Lab 1
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 3
Total 15

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
HSCI.3060/ PSYC.3600 Intro. to Geront. / Adult Devel. and Aging 3
EXER.4060 Foundations of Strength and Conditioning 4
EXER.4080 Foundations of Strength and Conditioning Lab 1
EXER.3560 Pharmacology 3
EXER.3010 EP Junior Seminar 1
EXER.4220 Exercise Prescription and Programming 3
Total 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
Total 14
EXER.4120 Clinical Practicum (1/2 the class) 4
EXER.4180 Senior Seminar 3
EXER.4240 Motor Control and Learning 3
EXER.4260 Motor Control and Learning Lab 1
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
Total 15
EXER.4200  Advanced Study in Exercise Science2 3
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3

OR

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
Total 13
EXER.4240 Motor Control and Learning 3
EXER.4260 Motor Control and Learning Lab 1
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
Total 16
EXER.4120  Clinical Practicum (1/2 the class) 4
EXER.4180 Senior Seminar 3
EXER.4200 Advanced Study in Exercise Science2 3
xxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 3

Total Minimum Credits = 120.

1Science Electives (sophomore year)

  • HSCI.2510 Physiological Chemistry I and HSCI.2530 Physiological Chemistry I lab (fall)
  • CHEM.1110 General Chemistry I and CHEM.1130L General Chemistry I lab (summer)
  • CHEM.1210 Chemistry I and CHEM.1230L Chemistry I lab (fall)
  • HSCI.2520 Physiological Chemistry II and HSCI.2540 Physiological Chemistry II lab (spring)
  • CHEM.1120 General Chemistry II and CHEM.1140L General Chemistry II lab (summer)
  • CHEM.1220 Chemistry II and CHEM.1240L Chemistry II lab (spring)

2Advanced Study in Exercise Science can be substituted with Directed Study in Health Promotion.

No more than two Breadth of Knowledge courses can be taken with the same prefix. The Core Curriculum courses may be taken in any sequence. Refer to the Core Curriculum policy for further details. You should meet with your faculty advisor to determine how you will meet the Core Curriculum requirements. 

Current UMass Lowell students should be using their Advisement Report in SiS. If you need assistance, please contact your adviser.

Restriction on off-campus study:

Be advised that any course taken at another institution must be formally approved prior to enrollment. See the catalog policy for details.

Last Updated: 4/16/2019