Exercise Science, Minor

  • Western Sydney University Minor Code: 0279

Previous Code: SM4008.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs?  No

This minor offers study in the physiology, analysis, and measurement of exercise and movement. The minor is relevant to students studying health science, physical education and data science. The minor is highly recommended for Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Sciences) students who are interested in graduate entry programs in physiotherapy or exercise physiology. There are 7 subjects in this minor of which student choose only 4. Minor subject recommendations are based on the student’s program.

Location

Campus Mode Advice
Campbelltown Campus Internal healthsciences@westernsydney.edu.au
Penrith Campus Internal healthsciences@westernsydney.edu.au

Recommended Sequence

Select the link for your program below to see details of the minor

Bachelor of Data Science

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Autumn sessionCredit Points
NATS 1019 Scientific Literacy 10
COMP 1014 Thinking About Data 10
MATH 1006 Discrete Mathematics 10
COMP 1005 Programming Fundamentals 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
MATH 1014 Mathematics 1A 10
COMP 2025 Introduction to Data Science 10
And two major, minor or elective subjects 20
 Credit Points40
Year 2
Autumn session
COMP 1013 Analytics Programming 10
COMP 2026 Visual Analytics 10
SPRT 1001 Fundamentals of Exercise Science 10
SPRT 2002 Exercise Testing and Measurement 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
MATH 3007 Predictive Modelling 10
INFS 2001 Database Design and Development 10
COMP 3020 Social Web Analytics 10
COMP 2003 Computer Algebra 10
 Credit Points40
Year 3
Autumn session
COMP 3002 Applications of Big Data 10
MATH 3011 Probabilistic Models and Inference 10
INFO 3008 Professional Development 10
HLTH 2003 Biomechanics 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
MATH 3004 Discovery Project 10
HLTH 2005 Exercise Prescription I 10
And two major, minor or elective subjects 20
 Credit Points40
 Total Credit Points240

Equivalent Subjects   

The subjects listed below count towards completion of this program for students who passed these subjects in 2021 or earlier.  

MATH 1033 Thinking About Data,  replaced by COMP 1014 Thinking About Data 

MATH 2009 Introduction to Data Science, replaced by COMP 2025 Introduction to Data Science

MATH 1002 Analytics Programming,  replaced by COMP 1013 Analytics Programming

MATH 2014 Visual Analytics, replaced by  COMP 2026 Visual Analytics

- Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Sciences)
- Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health Science

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Autumn sessionCredit Points
PUBH 1006 Population Health and Society 10
HLTH 1013 Professional Competencies in Health 10
NATS 1009 Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 10
PUBH 2005 Culture, Diversity and Health 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
COMM 1007 Communication in Health 10
HLTH 1012 Evidence in Health 10
BIOS 1036 Human Development and Disease across the lifespan 10
NATS 1010 Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 10
 Credit Points40
Year 2
Autumn session
NATS 2038 Pathophysiology 1 10
SPRT 1001 Fundamentals of Exercise Science 10
HLTH 2003 Biomechanics 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
BEHV 1014 Psychology and Health 10
NATS 3037 Neuroanatomy 10
NATS 1022 Functional Anatomy 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points40
Year 3
Autumn session
PUBH 3028 Transforming Health 10
BEHV 3015 Motor Control and Skill Acquisition 10
BIOS 2012 Exercise Physiology 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
PUBH 3023 Evidence in Professional Reasoning 10
BEHV 3002 Abnormal Psychology 10
HLTH 2025 Exercise Nutrition 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points40
 Total Credit Points240

Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education) pathway

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Autumn sessionCredit Points
PUBH 1006 Population Health and Society 10
SPRT 1001 Fundamentals of Exercise Science 10
BIOS 1035 Anatomy and Physiology in Health 10
HLTH 1013 Professional Competencies in Health 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
SPRT 1005 Outdoor Recreation 10
HLTH 1006 Movement and Skill Development 10
BEHV 1014 Psychology and Health 10
HLTH 1012 Evidence in Health 10
 Credit Points40
Year 2
Autumn session
PUBH 2005 Culture, Diversity and Health 10
BEHV 3025 Sport and Exercise Psychology 10
HLTH 2003 Biomechanics 10
And one subject from Education Studies minor 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
SPRT 2007 PDHPE: Games for Diverse Groups 10
NATS 2040 Physical Activity, Nutrition and Health 10
HLTH 2025 Exercise Nutrition 10
And one subject from Education Studies minor 10
 Credit Points40
Year 3
Autumn session
SPRT 3003 Coaching Sport and Recreation Activities 10
SPRT 3005 Contemporary Youth Health Issues 10
BEHV 3015 Motor Control and Skill Acquisition 10
SPRT 2002 Exercise Testing and Measurement 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
HLTH 3008 Gymnastics and Dance 10
SPRT 3001 Applied Exercise Science for Personal Trainers and Coaches 10
HLTH 2005 Exercise Prescription I 10
And one subject from Education Studies minor 10
 Credit Points40
 Total Credit Points240
 

- Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)
- Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Autumn sessionCredit Points
PUBH 1006 Population Health and Society 10
SPRT 1001 Fundamentals of Exercise Science 10
BIOS 1035 Anatomy and Physiology in Health 10
HLTH 1013 Professional Competencies in Health 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
SPRT 1005 Outdoor Recreation 10
HLTH 1006 Movement and Skill Development 10
BEHV 1014 Psychology and Health 10
COMM 1007 Communication in Health 10
 Credit Points40
Year 2
Autumn session
BEHV 3025 Sport and Exercise Psychology 10
PUBH 2005 Culture, Diversity and Health 10
PUBH 1010 Health Promotion Theory and Approaches 10
HLTH 2003 Biomechanics 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
SPRT 2007 PDHPE: Games for Diverse Groups 10
HLTH 1012 Evidence in Health 10
NATS 2040 Physical Activity, Nutrition and Health 10
HLTH 2023 Introduction to Physical Cultural Studies 10
 Credit Points40
Year 3
Autumn session
SPRT 3003 Coaching Sport and Recreation Activities 10
SPRT 3005 Contemporary Youth Health Issues 10
BEHV 3015 Motor Control and Skill Acquisition 10
SPRT 2002 Exercise Testing and Measurement 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
HLTH 3008 Gymnastics and Dance 10
SPRT 3001 Applied Exercise Science for Personal Trainers and Coaches 10
HLTH 2005 Exercise Prescription I 10
HLTH 2025 Exercise Nutrition 10
 Credit Points40
 Total Credit Points240

Bachelor of Sport Development

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Autumn sessionCredit Points
PUBH 1006 Population Health and Society 10
SPRT 1001 Fundamentals of Exercise Science 10
BUSM 1031 The World of Sport Business 10
SPRT 1008 Sport for Social Development 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
SPRT 1005 Outdoor Recreation 10
REHA 1008 Introduction to Leisure and Recreation Theory 10
HLTH 1012 Evidence in Health 10
PUBH 1011 Promoting Health Collaboratively in Communities 10
 Credit Points40
Year 2
Autumn session
PUBH 2005 Culture, Diversity and Health 10
BUSM 3065 Special Event Management 10
HLTH 2003 Biomechanics 10
SPRT 2002 Exercise Testing and Measurement 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
SPRT 2012 Community Sport Development 10
SPRT 2007 PDHPE: Games for Diverse Groups 10
NATS 2040 Physical Activity, Nutrition and Health 10
BUSM 2037 Sport Entertainment 10
 Credit Points40
Year 3
Autumn session
BEHV 3025 Sport and Exercise Psychology 10
SPRT 3012 Sport Development Internship 10
BUSM 3070 Strategic Sport Leadership 10
SPRT 3005 Contemporary Youth Health Issues 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
BUSM 3053 Our Sporting Future 10
SPRT 3011 Sport Development Applied Project 10
HLTH 2005 Exercise Prescription I 10
HLTH 2025 Exercise Nutrition 10
 Credit Points40
 Total Credit Points240