Exercise and Movement Science, B.S.
The Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise and Movement Science at St. Francis College provides students with a well-rounded curriculum that covers topics such as kinesiology, biomechanics, physiology, and sport psychology. Students who dream of a career as a personal trainer, gym manager, occupational therapist, physical education teacher, athletic director, or healthcare consultant should consider this program an ideal fit.
The science of health, wellness and sports performance is becoming more important and relevant in our daily lives. At the center of this is exercise and movement science. Exercise professionals work to maximize athletic performance while minimizing injury regardless of sport. Whether interested in traditional sports, high-intensity interval training (HIIT), or wellness activities like yoga, a degree in exercise and movement science at SFC separates students from others and put them on a path to helping individuals stay fit, active and healthy.
The program is designed to prepare students for careers immediately after graduation and/or graduate school, as well as professional schools for and other programs such as occupational therapy, physical therapy, athletic training and more. Programs in the Health Science and Leadership Department provide a fundamental and thorough education in the liberal arts tradition while concurrently providing pre-professional preparation in the field of health and wellness education.
Exercise and Movement Science B.S. degree is available fully on-campus or online, and it serves as a pathway to the Master of Science degree in Exercise and Sport Science at SFC. Students in the on-campus format have benefit of a brand new, custom-built, state-of-the art campus in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn. Co-curricular experiences such as internships and collaboration with Athletics make SFC the ideal place to pursue this degree.
Exercise and Movement Science B.S. degree is available fully on-campus or online, and it serves as a pathway to Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and the Master of Science degree in Exercise and Sport Science at SFC. Students in the on-campus format have benefit of a brand new, custom-built, state-of-the art campus in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn.
CENTERED AROUND STUDENT SUCCESS
St. Francis College students receive the enhanced Terrier 360 system of wrap-around support from day one to after graduation. Within the robust support, students gain in-depth insight and guidance to academic, internship, and career path options via the Center for Student Success, Center for Career Exploration, and Center for Learning and Leadership.
HONORS PROGRAM AND HONOR SOCIETIES
Qualified students seeking an additional academic challenge can participate in the St. Francis Honors Program, where students participate in a series of small, intensive seminars, trips, and other activities that lead towards a senior thesis.
The College is also home to 15 national honor societies and its own Duns Scotus Honors Society which recognizes students for their academic and community achievements.
EXERCISE AND MOVEMENT SCIENCE B.S. | 121-127 CREDITS
As an integrated program of studies, the General Education Program provides a solid foundation and focuses on developing the skills expected of a liberally educated person. It provides students with a broadly-based foundation outside their areas of specialization, an understanding of how various disciplines intersect and differ, and assists in cultivating a disposition for lifelong learning.
The full curriculum can be found here.
Students can apply for undergraduate admission with no fee using the SFC App or Common App. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.