Exercise and Sports Science


About Exercise Sports Science at USC Aiken

The Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and Sports Science is a challenging major with concentration options in fitness management, basic sciences, and allied health.

In fitness management, a six credit hour internship is required and upon completion of the major degree requirements a minor degree in business administration is also awarded.

In basic sciences, instruction in research methods is provided and research experiences are available.

In allied health, a three credit hour internship is required.

Internship and Research Opportunities

Learning Opportunities

For each concentration, along with classroom instruction, the student is provided with learning opportunities in the Exercise Physiology Laboratory, the USC Aiken Wellness Center, Athletics, and off-campus sites.

USC Aiken Career Services is an important resource for students. In addition, be sure to visit your academic department for supplemental internship guidance specific to your major.

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science degree, the graduate is prepared to seek a career in, exercise, health, wellness, rehabilitation, or to continue their education in specialized certification programs or graduate school programs such as physical therapy.

You can find more information about career options by visiting What Can I Do With This Major?

USC Aiken Career Services offers numerous resources which provide more information about career opportunities for students in this major.

Learn More

Visit the Department of Exercise and Sports Science website