2014-2015 Catalog

Exercise Science AS Degree

This program will provide the foundation to transfer to various four-year programs in exercise science and related fields. For students who already have a four-year degree, this two-year program provides an area of concentration in exercise science that enhances your marketability in various fitness and wellness occupations and prepares you to take national fitness certification exams.

Degree Requirements

Freshman Year - Fall Semester

BIOL 1010GENERAL BIOLOGY

4

COSC 1200COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

3

ENGL 1010ENGLISH COMPOSITION I

3

PEAC 2005PERSONALIZED FITNESS I

2

PEPR 1130TEACHING INDIVIDUAL/GROUP FITNESS

2

PEPR 2130FITNESS LEADERSHIP TRAINING I

3

PEPR 2470BEGINNING EXERCISE SCIENCE INTERNSHIP

1-2

Total Credit Hours:18-19

ENGL 1010, PEPR 2130, PEAC 2005, BIOL 1010, PEPR 1130, and PEPR 2470: These courses are required to receive an A.S. Degree in Exercise Science

 

Freshman Year - Spring Semester

ENGL 2010TECHNICAL WRITING

3

OR

ENGL 1020ENGLISH COMPOSITION II

3

HOEC 1140NUTRITION

3

HLED 1225FIRST AID AND CPR

2

MATH 1400COLLEGE ALGEBRA

4

PEAC 2006PERSONALIZED FITNESS II

3

PEPR 2230FITNESS LEADERSHIP TRAINING II

3

PEPR 2470BEGINNING EXERCISE SCIENCE INTERNSHIP

1-2

Total Credit Hours:19-20

PEPR 2230, HOEC 1140, and HLED 1225: These courses are required to receive an A.S. Degree in Exercise Science

MATH 1400: Or other college level math course

 

Sophomore Year - Fall Semester

US GOVERNMENT

3

BIOL 2010HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I

4

CHEM 1000INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY

4

OR

CHEM 1020GENERAL CHEMISTRY I

4

PSYC 1000GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

4

OR

HLED 1003WELLNESS

3

PEPR 2471ADVANCED EXERCISE SCIENCE INTERNSHIP

1-2

Total Credit Hours:15-17

BIOL 2010, CHEM 1000 or CHEM 1020, and PEPR 2471: These courses are required to receive an A.S. Degree in Exercise Science

 

Sophomore Year - Spring Semester

BIOL 2015HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II

4

COMMUNICATION ELECTIVE

3

ELECTIVE FROM HUMANITIES, OR APPLIED ART

3

RECOMMENDED ELECTIVE

2-3

PEPR 2120INTRO TO EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

4

PEPR 2471ADVANCED EXERCISE SCIENCE INTERNSHIP

1-2

ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENT

0-1

Total Credit Hours:17-20

PEPR 2120, BIOL 2015, and PEPR 2471: These courses are required to receive an A.S. Degree in Exercise Science

Communication Elective: Interpersonal Communication (COMM 1030) or Public Speaking (COMM 1010)

Recommended electives: Ethics, outdoor courses, business courses, physical education activities, Psychology of Adjustment, communication courses. Students transferring to UW and majoring in Kinesiology are encouraged to also take Physics and Statistics.

Total Credit Hours: 69-76