Suggested Degree Pathway for Exercise Physiology

For students who entered fall 2016 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 EP Fr. Seminar 1
MATH.2830 Intro to Statistics (MATH) 3
SOCI.1010 Intro. Sociology (SS) 3
Total 17

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
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
BIOL.1220 Biology for Health Sciences (STEM) 3
BIOL.1240L Biology for Health Sciences Lab 1
Total 17

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
NUTR.2060 Human Nutrition 3
xxxx.xxxx Chemistry Lecture and Lab1 4
PHYS.1030 General Physics I Lecture 3
PHYS.1030L General Physics I Lab 1
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 3
Total 14

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
EXER.2020 Intro. to Exercise Physiology 3
xxxx.xxxx Chemistry II Lecture and Lab1 4
PHYS.1040 General Physics II Lecture 3
PHYS.1040L General Physics II Lab 1
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 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 Exercise Physiology II 4
EXER.4080 Exercise Physiology Lab II (WOC) 1
EXER.3560 Pharmacology 3
EXER.3010 EP Junior Seminar 1
PSYC.2720 Abnormal Psychology 3
Total 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
EXER.4120 Clinical Practicum (1/2 the class) (SRE), (AIL) 4
EXER.4170 Research Methods in Exercise Phys. (IL), (QL) 3
EXER.4180 Senior Seminar (DCA) 3
EXER.4220 Exercise Prescrip. & Program. (CTPS) 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 16

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
EXER.4200  Advanced Studies in EP2 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 12

OR

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
EXER.4170 Research Methods in Exercise Phys. (IL), (QL) 3
EXER.4220 Exercise Prescrip. & Program. (CTPS) 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 15

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
EXER.4120  Clinical Practicum (1/2 the class) (SRE), (AIL) 4
EXER.4180 Senior Seminar (DCA) 3
EXER.4200 Advanced Study in Exercise Phys.2 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 13

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 EP 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 website 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: 10/17/2017