The General Health Care specialization consists of courses from the Exercise Science and Athletic Health Care majors. These required courses provide a foundation of knowledge needed to prepare the student for a career in a wide variety of allied health areas. The life science, psychology, and sociology electives will allow the student to choose courses tailored toward their career goals. An Exercise Science internship is required as a culminating educational experience and allows the student to learn firsthand in an authentic setting.
A student may receive a B.A. in Exercise Science without teacher certification.
Transfer students must complete at least 40% of their major course work at Benedictine College to receive a B.A. in Exercise Science, and at least 40% of their minor course work at Benedictine College to receive an Exercise Science minor.
A maximum of one hour of fitness credit may be acquired through varsity sport participation. This applies both to majors and to non-majors.