Exercise Science, AA

Program Overview

Plan of Study in Exercise Science

The following curriculum is designed to satisfy the basic lower division requirements for exercise science, exercise physiology and physical education majors at senior institutions. Students enrolling in this curriculum are urged to meet with an academic advisor each semester to review course selections and transfer plans. 

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Program Requirements

Major Courses

Choose 18 credits

PHED 1512Health Education

2 Credits

PHED 1513Introduction to Exercise Science

3 Credits

PHED 1613Intro to Sport & Exercise Psychology

3 Credits

PHED 1623Structural Kinesiology

3 Credits

PHED 1733Introduction to Kinesiology

3 Credits

PHED 2513Exercise Testing & Assessment

3 Credits

PHED 2523Exercise Physiology

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:18

Supporting Courses

BIOL 2644Anatomy & Physiology I

4 Credits

BIOL 2654Anatomy & Physiology II

4 Credits

Total Credit Hours:8

Communications

COMM 1553Introductory Speech

3 Credits

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

ENGL 1623English II

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:9

A minimum grade of C is required in ENGL 1613 and ENGL 1623.

Life Sciences and Physical Sciences


Life Science Course

4 Credits

Physical Science Course

4 Credits

Total Credit Hours:8

Mathematics

Choose one

MATH 1704Contemporary Mathematics

4 Credits

MATH 1713Finite Mathematics

3 Credits

MATH 1774Statistics

4 Credits

MATH 1834Calculus for Business & Social Science

4 Credits

MATH 2515Calculus & Analytic Geometry I

5 Credits

MATH 1623Math for Elementary Teachers II

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:3-5

Note: MATH 1623 satisfies the general education requirements only for students seeking state licensure as elementary teachers.

Humanities

Humanities Courses

9 Credits

Total Credit Hours:9

Three courses, with at least one from general humanities and at least one from the fine arts or interdisciplinary categories. View Humanities course options.

Social and behavioral science

Social and Behavioral Science Courses

9 Credits

Total Credit Hours:9

Three courses from at least two different prefixes. View Social and behavioral science course options

Total Credit Hours: 64

Suggested Course Sequence

Fall semester

PHED 1512Health Education

2 Credits

PHED 1733Introduction to Kinesiology

3 Credits

BIOL 2644Anatomy & Physiology I

4 Credits

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

Humanities Course

3 Credits

Social and Behavioral Science Course

3 Credits

Spring semester

PHED 1513Introduction to Exercise Science

3 Credits

PHED 1613Intro to Sport & Exercise Psychology

3 Credits

BIOL 2654Anatomy & Physiology II

4 Credits

ENGL 1623English II

3 Credits

Humanities Course

3 Credits

Fall semester

PHED 2523Exercise Physiology

3 Credits

Life Science Course

4 Credits

Mathematics Elective

3-5 Credits

Humanities Course

3 Credits

Social and Behavioral Science Course

3 Credits

Spring semester

PHED 1623Structural Kinesiology

3 Credits

PHED 2513Exercise Testing & Assessment

3 Credits

COMM 1553Introductory Speech

3 Credits

Physical Science Course

4 Credits

Social and Behavioral Science Course

3 Credits

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