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Bachelor of Science in Biology – Physiology and Exercise Science Concentration

Students interested in pursuing careers in exercise science or rehabilitation can establish a foundation of scientific knowledge and technical skills with Salem International University. Our BS in Biology degree with a concentration in Physiology and Exercise Science can help you prepare for entry-level career opportunities or graduate-level study. This degree is only available at our West Virginia campus.

Topics of Study – Exercise Science Concentration

Students in our BS in Biology with a concentration in Physiology and Exercise Science program take 120 credits’ worth of courses, covering general knowledge, biology, and the concentration courses. Courses within the biology major develop your scientific knowledge and technical laboratory skills. Course topics include:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • General Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physics

Within the concentration, you pursue five courses covering specialized knowledge related to human physiology and exercise. Concepts covered in these courses include:

  • Kinesiology & Biomechanics
  • Physiology of Exercise & Performance Assessment
  • Microbiology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Human Nutrition

The result is a degree program that offers you the hands-on lab skills, scientific background, and specialized physiology knowledge you need to pursue your goals.

Earn Your Biology Degree

Prepare for future career opportunities in science. Talk to a Salem International University admissions advisor for more information about our Bachelor of Science in Biology with a Physiology and Exercise Science specialization today!

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