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Exercise Science and Kinesiology

The exercise science and kinesiology transfer major provides students with opportunities to earn Associate of Arts (AA) degrees, which transfer to many four-year institutions. The exercise science and kinesiology transfer major is appropriate for those looking to pursue further study and a career in fields such as occupational therapy, physician assistant, physical therapy, or chiropractic studies. A combination of biology, exercise science, and chemistry will be studied.

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AA Associate of Arts Degree

The Associate of Arts (AA) degree readies students for their junior year at the college/university level. This degree totals 64 credits of general education from the following areas–communication, humanities, math, science, social sciences, and electives. Students in this program are sometimes referred to as transfer or liberal arts students. As an Associate of Arts Degree student, your chosen major could include business, early childhood education, elementary education, English, history, psychology, secondary education, sociology, etc.

Associate of Arts (AA) Degree Sheet 

Potential Careers

  • Athletic trainer
  • Personal trainer
  • Physical therapist
  • Strength & conditioning coach

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  • BIO 112 General Biology I
  • ENG 105 Composition I
  • PHY 162 College Physics I
  • PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology
  • ENG 106 Composition II
  • MAT 210 Calculus I
  • PHY 172 College Physics II
  • SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology
  • BIO 151 Nutrition
  • BIO 168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • MAT 156 Statistics
  • PEH 111 Personal Wellness
  • PHI 105 Introduction to Ethics
  • BIO 173 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • PSY 261 Human Sexuality
  • SPC 101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication

Click on the course number in the list above to view the course description. This may not be a complete list of courses that may be included for the exercise science and kinesiology transfer pathway. To see all courses in a semester-by-semester plan, view the Exercise Science and Kinesiology transfer pathway course outline.

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