No. of Credits: 62
Contact: P. Allen, Chair, Social Sciences, Human Services, and Teacher Education Division; 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.
athletic training, physical therapy, allied health occupations, fitness and sport enterprises, sport science, coaching, adult fitness and cardiac rehabilitation, exercise physiology, exercise psychology, biomechanics