The exercise physiology major consists of courses in Biology, Nutrition, Exercise and Sport Science (ESS, Health Science (HS), and Health, Recreation, and Human Performance (HRHP). The graduation requirements have changed in recent years. Make sure to complete the required courses for your catalogue year.

Major Information

Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Exercise Physiology

Students should be aware of prerequisites for classes. Different catalogue years have different prerequisites.  Students are responsible for completing the prerequisites listed in their respective catalogue year requirements.


Check out the current catalog to see the most updated requirements for our Exercise Physiology Bachelor Degree. 

To access the current catalog:

  1. Access the BYU-I Catalog.
  2. Scroll down and click on the Health Recreation & Human Performance catalog.

Degree Audit

Check out the Exercise Physiology degree audit to get an idea of the classes that you will be taking for this major.

Declaring your Major

Visit I-Plan, BYU-I's new online tool for academic planning, to select a major, schedule academic advising, and create your grad plan.

Emphasis Information

As of Fall 2015, the exercise physiology major no longer offers an emphasis in Program Design and Prescription.  The Exercise physiology program now consists of an emphasis in Exercise Physiology with three separate modules to choose from, Movement and Rehabilitation Science, Exercise Physiology Graduate School Preparation, and Exercise Nutrition.

Use the links above to explore the catalog, degree audit, and I-Plan.