Exercise Science – Where the Gym Meets the Classroom
Do you love your personal fitness tracker? Do you volunteer to coach youth sports in your spare time? Do you believe in encouraging others to pursue athletic excellence as a way to improve your long-term health? Then we’d encourage you to obtain a minor in Exercise Science from the University of Houston – Clear Lake! Your studies will have you investigating topics ranging from physiology and physical fitness standards to nutrition, sports medicine and beyond
Calling All Future Gym Teachers, Personal Trainers and Sports Scientists
Your education will benefit from your time in the UHCL Exercise and Health Sciences
program. Your committed teachers possess real-world experience as strength and conditioning
coaches, researchers and exercise scientists. This 15-hour minor will serve you well
in a variety of health-related fields, as well as laying a sturdy foundation for a
master’s degree or Ph.D.
Apply for a Minor
This degree has a specific set of courses you’ll need to complete before you can graduate from University of Houston-Clear Lake. Learn more about the classes that will help you complete the requirements of this degree.
Accreditations and Distinctions
The College of Human Sciences and Humanities holds a number of specialized accreditations, including accreditations and approval from the Commission of Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education; the Association for Behavioral Analysis International; the National Association of School Psychologists. The Council on Social Work Education has also accredited our bachelor’s degree in social work. Our Fitness and Human Performance curriculum has been recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association for preparing students to successfully enter into the career field. The Human Factors Certificate and Applied Cognitive Psychology Program are accredited by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.