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Exercise Science - B.S.

Are you interested in a career in Medicine or Healthcare? Health & Wellness? Sports Performance? The B.S. in Exercise Science at the USC can get you there!

The Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science (EXSC) at USC is a flexible, science-based curriculum that can be tailored to meet your needs. Our students:

  • Learn about the human body and how it works
  • Learn about exercise training to improve sport performance
  • Gain an understanding of how exercise applies to chronic disease prevention & rehabilitation
  • Use exercise testing to measure health status & develop exercise prescription
  • Implement lifestyle interventions to include nutrition & physical activity
  • Complete practicum opportunities - Experiential learning outside the classroom
  • Participate in research conducted by Exercise Science faculty
  • Participate in organizations including our Exercise Science Club
  • Have professional advisors guiding each student towards their goals

With a degree in Exercise Science, graduates can choose to work in a variety of settings, either within the gym or in healthcare clinics. They have a large selection of populations to work with as well, from young children to older adults, from athletes to the disabled. Career opportunities within Exercise Science are endless!!

Students will also have the option to attend one of our department's graduate programs:

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