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  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Arts and Sciences: Exercise and Sport Science, AA


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No. of Credits: 62
Contact: P. Allen, Chair, Social Sciences and Public Services Division/Interim Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs; E. Richards, Coordinator

The Exercise and Sport Science degree program is designed as a transfer option** to the Arts and Sciences Associate of Arts degree for completion of a bachelor’s degree within the field of Exercise Science/Kinesiology. The major programs in Exercise and Sport Science prepare students for a variety of possible careers in medicine, athletic training, physical therapy, allied health occupations, fitness and sport enterprises, education, sport science and coaching, and other related fields. With the completion of a bachelor’s degree, employment can be obtained as athletic trainers, physical education teachers, exercise and sport science specialists in various settings (corporation, hospital, sport medicine clinic, YMCA, community recreation, government, military, sport teams). Many graduates go on to schools majoring in sport medicine (physical therapy, athletic training, or other medical specialities) or specialized areas of exercise science (adult fitness and cardiac rehabilitation, exercise physiology, exercise psychology, biomechanics, etc.).

The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 46.

Career Opportunities:

athletic training, physical therapy, allied health occupations, fitness and sport enterprises, sport science, coaching, adult fitness and cardiac rehabilitation, exercise physiology, exercise psychology, biomechanics

Student Learning Outcomes:

Contact the program coordinator.

Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:


The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. College Prep and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.

Communication (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Humanities (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Arts (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Social/behavioral sciences (3 credits)


Acceptable:

  • See Gen Ed  Listing
    • except PSY

Notes:


* Courses requiring a prerequisite

** Program option

*** special criteria for required general education courses

**** Pending MHEC approval

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