Student lifts weights in the workout room

Exercise Science

Are you interested in learning about the human body while working to promote well-being through interaction with the public and studying the negative effects related to a sedentary lifestyle? Barton’s Exercise Science program prepares students for transfer while providing an overall knowledge within the study of health and human movement while also focusing on safety, first aid and injury prevention. 

Curriculum Guides
Curriculum Guides

Associate in Science - Emphasis of Study
Exercise Science

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Students Preparing to Transfer
Students Preparing to Transfer

Barton Community College's Exercise Science curriculum is designed to provide the general education requirement and core courses for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science or related field. In addition to general education courses like Personal and Community Health, we offer other classes including Intro to Exercise Science, Intro to HPER, and Basic Nutrition. Electives must meet the requirements of your transferring institution. Students should coordinate with their advisor for transfer requirements.

Discover Career Paths
Discover Career Paths

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