Area of Specialization
(complete at least one area of specialization - Exercise Science, Psychology, Natural Science, Fitness Management)
* Upper division courses from PSHU, PSSC, and SOCO may also be used to satisfy this requirement.
** Courses cannot be used to satisfy any other general education, degree, or major requirement.
At least six hours of major and three hours of minor must be earned at Missouri Baptist University
A grade of D is not acceptable in courses taken to fulfill the requirements for a major or minor.
- Freshmen: Student must have a 21 or higher composite ACT score
- Transfers: Student must have a 2.5 or higher cumulative GPA
Students not meeting the Health Sciences admission requirement upon entering the University may be immediately accepted into the Fitness Mangement major. Students wishing to be admitted into the Exercise Science major will be allowed to present a written request for acceptance to the chair of the Health and Sport Sciences Division after at least one full semester of study at MBU if the cumulative 2.5 GPA requirement has been met.
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 is required for graduation.
1See the catalog section on Senior Permission for information on earning graduate credit for this course.