The Exercise Science AA pathway degree is for students who want to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in exercise science. This degree can lead to careers in personal fitness, coaching and athletic training, or to advanced professional degrees in sports nutrition, physical therapy and other related professions.
AA.EXS (60 credit hours)
Please note only 60 of these credits are needed for AA degree completion. For each pathway, IDS 2891 is a degree requirement, and for most of the pathways, SLS 1106 is required for first-time-in-college students. CGS 1000 may be able to be tested out for no credit. Consult an academic advisor with questions related to pathways and course planning.
YEAR I – First Semester
†BSC 2085 Human Anatomy and Physiology I - 3 cr.
†BSC 2085L Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory - 1 cr.
†ENC 1101 English Composition I - 3 cr.
†HSC 2100 Health Education - 3 cr.
†MAC 1105 College Algebra - 3 cr.
†SLS 1106 First Year Experience Orientation - 3 cr.
YEAR I – Second Semester
†BSC 2086 Human Anatomy and Physiology II - 3 cr.
†BSC 2086L Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory - 1 cr.
†CGS 2100, Computer Information Technology and Literacy - 3 cr.
HLP 1081 Health Analysis - 3 cr.
PEM class - 2 cr.
†Humanities General Education CORE - 3 cr.
YEAR I – Third Semester
PSY 2012 General Psychology - 3 cr.
YEAR II – First Semester
†CHM 2045 General Chemistry I - 3 cr.
†CHM 2045L General Chemistry I Laboratory - 1 cr.
†ENC 1102 English Composition II - 3 cr.
†HUN 2201 Human Nutrition - 3 cr.
Social Science/Behavioral Science General Education - 3 cr.
YEAR II – Second Semester
†IDS 2891 Connections - 1 cr.
HSC 2400 First Aid/CPR - 3 cr.
†SPC 1608 Public Speaking - 3 cr.
†STA 2023 Elementary Statistics - 3 cr.
†POS 2041 American Government - 3 cr.
Humanities General Education - 3 cr.
Common Course Prerequisites recommended by the State for successful transfer to the university are marked with an asterisk (*).
†Courses symbolized by a dagger (†) are offered online in addition to the traditional delivery method. Online availability may vary by academic term.