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Exercise Science

Associate of Science Degree

You can earn an associate of arts degree with an concentration in exercise science.
Note that not all courses for each program can be offered every semester.

You will need to successfully complete a minimum of 60 Credit Hours.

Courses

Recommended Core Courses

Core

31 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
HLTH 1060 Comprehensive Medical Terminology 3
HPER 1245 Weight Management 1
HPER 1270 Aerobic Fitness 1
HPER 1510 Introduction to Physical Education 3
HPER 1550 Lifetime Wellness 3
HPER 2200 First Aid and CPR for the Healthcare Provider 3
HPER 2300 Stress Management 3
HPER 2310 Community Health 3
PRTR 2210 Introduction to Personal Training 4
PRTR 2410 Advanced Personal Training 4

Core Option Courses

Health, Phys Ed & Rec

select one
40 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
HOEC 1050 Nutrition 3
HPER 1520 Nutrition for Fitness and Sport 3

Required General Education Courses

Behavioral Science & Social Science

select at least one - Must have 9 credit hours TOTAL from Behavioral & Social Science, English/Literature, and Fine Arts & Language with at least 3 credit hours from Behavioral & Social Science and 3 credit hours from English/Literature
3-6 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ECON 2110 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
GEOG 1020 World Regional Geography 3
HIST 1030 European Civilization I 3
HIST 1040 European Civilization II 3
HIST 1050 World History I 3
HIST 1060 World History II 3
HIST 2010 American History I 3
HIST 2010 American History I 3
POLS 1000 American Government 3
POLS 1600 International Relations 3
PSYC 1810 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOCI 1010 Introduction to Sociology 3

English / Literature

select at least one - must earn a C or above - Must have 9 credit hours TOTAL from Behavioral & Social Science, English/Literature, and Fine Arts & Language with at least 3 credit hours from Behavioral & Social Science and 3 credit hours from English/Literature
3-6 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 1020 English Composition II 3
ENGL 2030 Creating Poetry I 3
ENGL 2040 Creating Poetry II 3
ENGL 2050 Creating Stories I 3
ENGL 2060 Creating Stories II 3
ENGL 2070 Technical Communications 3
ENGL 2100 Introduction to Literature 3
ENGL 2140 Introduction to Shakespeare 3
ENGL 2150 American Literature to 1865 3
ENGL 2160 American Literature after 1865 3
ENGL 2190 Comparative Mythology 3
ENGL 2200 British Literature to 1800 3
ENGL 2210 British Literature after 1800 3
ENGL 2730 The Novel and the Movie 3

Fine Arts & Language

select one if needed - Must have 9 credit hours TOTAL from Behavioral & Social Science, English/Literature, and Fine Arts & Language with at least 3 credit hours from Behavioral & Social Science and 3 credit hours from English/Literature
0-4 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ARTS 1050 Introduction to Art History and Criticism I 3
ARTS 1060 Introduction to Art History and Criticism II 3
FREN 1200 Elementary French I 4
MUSC 1010 Introduction to Music 3
SPAN 1200 Elementary Spanish I 4

Mathematics

select at least 3 credit hours at the 1600 level or above
6 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
MATH 1100 Topics and Ideas in Mathematics 3
MATH 1140 Intermediate Algebra 4
MATH 1150 College Algebra 3
MATH 1220 Trigonometry 3
MATH 1600 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 5
MATH 2010 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II 5
MATH 2020 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III 5
MATH 2170 Applied Statistics 3

Natural Science

select at least two
8 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BIOS 2250 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIOS 2260 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4

Oral Communication

select one - must earn C or above
3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 2080 Technical Communications II 3
SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Communication 3
SPCH 1110 Public Speaking 3

Technology

select one
3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENGR 1020 MATLAB Programming and Problem Solving 3
INFO 1010 Fundamentals of Information Technology 3
INFO 1100 Microcomputer Applications 3
INFO 1700 Introduction to Internet 1
INFO 2100 Excel Spreadsheet Applications 3
OFFT 1500 Microsoft Office 3

Written Communication

required - must earn C or above
3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 1010 English Composition I 3

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