Exercise Science

Students working on correct posture for a floor exercise.

Tour

Tour our newly renovated fieldhouse, and explore career opportunities in personal training, fitness and wellness, athletic training and more. Sign up for a tour with department head Jodi Gee today! 

Start here, finish there

Choose from a degree program built to give you a seamless transfer.

Earn your associate degree at GRCC, and your bachelors degree at a four-year college or university in:

  • Applied Exercise Science
  • Clinical Exercise Science
  • Dietetics
  • Health Fitness instruction
  • Sport Administration

Opportunity

In our exercise science courses you will learn how exercise, nutrition, weight control, and stress-management promote health, and how to relate those skills into workplace safety and wellness practices. Your studies will also include the causes, prevention and management of disease, as well as knowledge of general anatomy, physiology and biomechanics to customize exercise programs for fitness, metabolism and weight control.

The mission of the Exercise Science Department is to educate and positively impact the health of students and the community by offering academic course work, outreach, and practical learning opportunities that promote individual wellness skills and prepare future health, exercise science and wellness professionals.