2018-19
Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog

Exercise Science BS/MS - Program Requirements

Exercise & Nutrition Sciences

211 Kimball Tower
South Campus
Buffalo, NY 14214-8028
Dave Hostler
Chair
Heather Kearns
Director of Undergraduate Studies
(HEGIS: 08.35 PHYSICAL ED METHODOLOGY, CIP: 26.0908 Exercise Physiology)

Completing the Exercise Science BS/MS Program

Academic Requirements

Student must maintain an overall undergraduate GPA ≥ 3.0 to be eligible for admission to the graduate portion of the program. Students must maintain ≥ 3.0 overall graduate GPA and achieve grades of B- or higher in all graduate courses. Students that do not maintain a 3.0 minimum graduate GPA will not be allowed to continue in the combined program but may continue in the BS program in either the Applied Exercise Physiology or Health Promotion track.

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 send an email to sphhp-oasa@buffalo.edu.

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.

Residency Requirement

Prerequisite Courses

ES 207 Human Form & Function
CHE 101 General Chemistry
CHE 102 General Chemistry
ES 200 Introduction to Exercise Science
MTH 141 College Calculus I or MTH 131 Mathematical Analysis for Management (Pre-PT and Pre-Health tracks only)
NTR 108 Human Nutrition
PGY 300 Human Physiology
PHY 101 College Physics I
PSY 101 Introductory Psychology
STA 119 Statistical Methods
PUB 101 Intro to Public Health

Note: Students who believe they may have equivalent coursework for ES 207 should speak with an advisor in the Office for Academic and Student Affairs (716-829-5000) to discuss their situation.

Required Courses

BS ES Undergraduate Requirements will vary depending on concentration selected. Refer to the specific concentration for details.

MS ES Graduate Requirements

Graduate electives (13-14 credits)
NTR 505 Exercise Nutriion
ES 503 Cardiopulmonary Responses to Exercise
ES 502 Neuromuscular and Metabolic Responses to Exercise
STA 527 Statistics
ES 589 Directed Readings
ES 539 Seminar
Graduate Electives
ES 592 Practicum
ES 596 Individual Guidance Project or ES 676 Selected Readings
EEH 500 Intro to Epidemiology

Electives

ANA 407 Gross Anatomy** (Applied Exercise Physiology and Health Promotion tracks)
BCH 403 Biochemical Principles*
BIO 200 Evolutionary Biology
BIO 201 Cell Biology
BIO 305/BIO 315 Fundamentals of Biological Chemistry/Laboratory*
CHE 201 Organic Chemistry w/Lab or CHE 203 Organic Chemistry
CHE 202 Organic Chemistry w/Lab or CHE 204 Organic Chemistry
COM 380 Health Communication (Health Promotion track)
ES 191 Group Fitness Instructor
ES 300 Theory of Athletic Injury (Pre-Health track)
ES 330 Lifespan Physiology (Applied Exercise Physiology and Health Promotion tracks)
ES 340 Physical Activity for Special Cases (Pre-Health track)
ES 344 Neuroanatomy I (Applied Exercise Physiology and Health Promotion tracks)
ES 370 Biomechanics (Pre-Health track)
ES 402 Exercise Nutrition (Pre-Health track)
ES 428 Health Promotion, Prevention and Wellness (Pre-PT, Pre-Health and Applied Exercise Physiology tracks)
ES 435 Health Coaching & Behavior Modification
ES 472 Environmental Physiology
ES 496 Practicum (1-3 credits) (Pre-PT, Pre-Health and Health Promotion tracks)
ES 497 Honors Thesis
ES/NTR 499 Independent Study (1-4 credits)
ES 373 Strength & Conditioning I (Pre-PT, Pre-Health and Health Promotion tracks)
ES 473 Strength & Conditioning II (Pre-PT, Pre-Health and Health Promotion tracks)
ES 320 Stress Management (Pre-PT, Pre-Health and Applied Exercise Physiology tracks)
ES 440 Health Promotion for Special Populations (Pre-PT, Pre-Health and Applied Exercise Physiology tracks)

Total Credit Hours Required

Credits Required for Major (Undergraduate)93
Credits Required for Major (Graduate)36
Additional Credits Required for UB Curriculum  17
Additional Credits Required for Electives 0
Total Credits Required for Degree 146

Curricular Plan / Degree Map

View the Curricular Plan for the Exercise Science and Nutrition BS/MS (PDF) which is a recommended sequence of courses to help achieve this degree in five years.

Exercise & Nutrition Sciences

211 Kimball Tower
South Campus
Buffalo, NY 14214-8028
Dave Hostler
Chair
Heather Kearns
Director of Undergraduate Studies
(HEGIS: 08.35 PHYSICAL ED METHODOLOGY, CIP: 26.0908 Exercise Physiology)
Published: November 15, 2018 03:32:01 PM