Pre-Exercise Science - Associate in Science

Program/CIP Code: PRE.EXSC.AS/24.0101
Credits Required: 60
Division: Math, Science, Business and Technology
Students interested in completing the bachelor’s degree program in exercise science should follow this course of study. Two years of a general education programs and two years exercise science courses must be completed. Students should consult with the college where they plan to transfer at an early date in their college career. The Associate in Science Degree meets the Board of Regents Transfer and Articulation Agreement. A Student completing this program and transferring to a public university, therefore, “will be accepted as having satisfied the general education requirements of all Kansas public universities.”

Requirements for admission to the program

  • No requirements for admission to the program.
  • Contact program for program-specific advising.

College Requirement

Course Credit Hours
BLUE 0101 Freshman Seminar 1

All first time degree-seeking students are required to take BLUE-0101, Freshman Seminar.  See exemptions

General Education Requirements

Course Credit Hours
ENGL 0101 Composition I* 3
ENGL 0102

Composition II* 3
SPCH 0151  or
SPCH 0201
Public Speaking* or
Interpersonal Communication
Humanities Elective (2 disciplines) 6
MATH 0105 College Algebra** 3-5
PSYC 0101 Psychology* 3
SOSC 0107 Sociology 3
BIOL 0141 Human Anatomy & Lab 4
CHEM 0111 College Chemistry I and Lab* 5
Total General Education Requirements 33
*See course syllabi for program course prerequisites.
**Math sequence is contingent upon previous high school mathematics background and transfer institution. Students should confer with an advisor to determine correct placement.

Degree Specific Requirements

Course Credit Hours
BIOL 0135 Principles of Cell and Molecular Biology 4
BIOL 0271 Physiology 3
BIOL 0272 Physiology Lab 1
EXSC 0201 Introduction to Exercise Science 3
EXSC 0204 Sport and Exercise Psychology 3
EXSC 0205 Personal School Community Health 3
EXSC 0206 Lifetime Fitness 3
EXSC 0211 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3
PSYC 0203 Human Development 3
Total Program Requirements 26
*See course syllabi for program course prerequisites.

Total Hours

Total hours to complete Degree 60

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