The MSUM Exercise Science program develops the competencies required to be a successful fitness professional. The curriculum includes an Exercise Science core requirement and Exercise Science major electives. The Exercise Science core requirement focuses on the following disciplines: wellness, nutrition, disease prevention, anatomy, physiology, bio-mechanics, physiology of exercise, exercise testing and exercise prescription. The Exercise Science electives include a variety of courses from business, health, physical education, biology, chemistry, physics, math, English and speech. Course selection in the Exercise Science electives is made in consultation with the academic advisor, depending upon career goals of the student.