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Exercise Science Combined BS/MS - Pre-Physical Therapy Concentration - Program Requirements

(HEGIS: 08.35 PHYSICAL ED METHODOLOGY, CIP: 26.0908 Exercise Physiology)

Completing the Exercise Science Combined BS/MS - Pre-Physical Therapy Concentration Program

Academic Requirements

Student must maintain an overall undergraduate GPA ≥ 3.000 to be eligible for admission to the graduate portion of the program. Students must maintain ≥ 3.000 overall graduate GPA and achieve grades of B- or higher in all graduate courses. Students that do not maintain a 3.000 minimum graduate GPA will not be allowed to continue in the combined program but may continue in the BS program in any of the four concentrations.

Academic Advice

It is essential that students consult an academic advisor when making decisions related to their academic program. Students may contact an advisor from the Office for Academic and Student Affairs at (716) 829-5000 or email OASA.

Transfer Credit Policy

All prerequisite coursework taken at other institutions must articulate to UB as equivalent courses. Courses that do not articulate to UB will not satisfy requirements for the major. Refer to TAURUS for information on courses at other schools that are equivalent to UB courses.

Prerequisite Courses

CHE 101 General Chemistry I LEC and CHE 113 General Chemistry I LAB
CHE 102 General Chemistry II LEC and CHE 114 General Chemistry II LAB
ES 200 Introduction to Exercise Science
ES 207 Human Form and Function
MTH 121 Survey of Calculus and Its Applications I or MTH 131 Mathematical Analysis for Management or MTH 141 College Calculus I
NTR 108 Human Nutrition
PGY 300 Human Physiology
PHY 101 College Physics I
PHY 102 College Physics II
PHY 151 College Physics I Lab
PHY 152 College Physics II Lab
PSY 101 Introductory Psychology
PUB 101 Intro to Public Health
STA 119 Statistical Methods

Required Courses

Pre-PT Track:

ES 300 Theory of Athletic Injury I
ES 310 Practical Applications in Exercise Science
ES 330 Lifespan Physiology
ES 340 Physical Activity for Special Cases
ES 342 Neuroscience I
ES 344 Neuroanatomy I
ES 370 Biomechanics I
ES 380 Exercise Physiology
ES 381 Exercise Physiology Lab
ES 410 Exercise Assessment and Prescription
ES 429 Internship (6 credit hours)
ES 442 Applications in Exercise Science
ES 450 Professional Development
PAS 407 Gross Human Anatomy
Electives (3 credit hours)

MS ES Graduate Requirements:

CHB 550 Public Health & Population Well-being
ES 502 Neuromuscular and Metabolic Responses to Exercise
ES 503 Cardiopulmonary Responses to Exercise
ES 539 Seminar
ES 589 Directed Readings (1 credit)
ES 592 Practicum (3 credits)
ES 596 Individual Guidance Project or ES 676 Selected Readings (2 credits)
NTR 505 Exercise Nutrition
STA 527LEC and REC Statistical Analysis I
Graduate electives (13-14 credits)

Approved Undergraduate Electives for Pre-PT concentration:

* Students can only use one Biochemistry course towards their electives.

Total Credit Hours Required

Total credit hours required for the Exercise Science Combined BS/MS - Pre-Physical Therapy Concentration degrees
Credits Required for Major (Undergraduate)92
Credits Required for Major (Graduate)36
Additional Credits Required for UB Curriculum20
Additional Credits Required for Electives0
Total Credits Required for Degree148

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.

See Baccalaureate Degree Requirements for general education and remaining university requirements.

Refer to the Graduate School's Policies and Procedures Manual for requirements for master's degree candidates.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Published: Jul 15, 2021 08:26:58