2020-2021 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:

  • Develop a coherent body of knowledge appropriate to a student's career goals in exercise science. (EX 1)
  • Construct a coherent understanding of science that is integrated with Christian theological principles and rooted in a Christian worldview. (EX 2)
  • Apply scientific knowledge and methodologies to develop researchable questions and hypotheses. (EX 3)
  • Demonstrate an acceptable level of competency in laboratory procedures and techniques. (EX 4)
  • Draw appropriate scientific conclusions through analysis of quantitative and qualitative data. (EX 5)
  • Effectively use and critically evaluate resources including scientific research literature. (EX 6)
  • Develop effective oral and written communication skills of scientific issues to lay and professional audiences. (EX 7)
  • Integrate scientific knowledge and methodologies with other disciplines to solve complex problems. (EX 8)