2018-2019 University Catalog

Exercise Science

The Exercise Science Program at Multnomah University seeks to prepare students for entry level positions in ergonomics, private and corporate fitness and wellness programs, recreation and sales. In addition, for those students who desire, the programs aim to prepare students for advanced studies in physical education, exercise physiology, biomechanics, chiropractic medicine, sports medicine and sport psychology.

Program Outcomes

Students graduating with a major in Exercise Science will be able to:

  • Articulate a balanced and multi-disciplinary approach to the field of human health. (EX 1)
  • Apply principles of heath science in order to lead clients to improved health habits. (EX 2)
  • Express thirst for discovering knowledge about the human body and an appreciation for its function and development. (EX 3)
  • Articulate an understanding of the scientific research process and its application as it relates to the professional standards of Exercise Science. (EX 4)
  • Integrate the discipline of Exercise Science with Christian theological principles. (EX 5)
  • Effectively use and critically evaluate the current scientific literature in the discipline. (EX 6)
  • Communicate effectively in written and oral forms with lay and professional audiences the standards and current clinical practices in the field of Exercise Science. (EX 7)
  • Demonstrate the foundational educational training needed to enter pathways that lead to further graduate level training in health sciences and sports medicine. (EX 8)