Exercise Science (EXSC.S.AAS)

66.0 Credit Hours

The Associate of Applied Science in Exercise Science is offered as a continuation of the Exercise Specialist certificate. This two-year degree gives students the opportunity to study in-depth principles and methods of fitness training and health promotion. Students have the opportunity to enter professional practice or transfer for completion of a baccalaureate degree. Students are required to demonstrate competency by earning a C grade or better in all ENS courses for their degree. Students will need to be in good standings before department approval is given for Practicum.

Program Outcomes

  • Apply personal health concepts and be able to explain the significance of physical activity and health promotion and its importance to society.
  • Interpret and apply best practice and work within their scope of practice.
  • Analyze the principles of the biological aspects of movement and to be able to administer a wide variety of fitness evaluation assessments for exercise prescription.
  • Organize and develop a variety of fitness and health promotion programming.

Curriculum

ALH 1101: Introduction to Healthcare Delivery View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
ALH 1110: Principles of Electrocardiography View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
BIO 1121: Human Anatomy & Physiology I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
BIO 1222: Human Anatomy & Physiology II View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
COM 2211: Effective Public Speaking View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
DIT 1111: Nutrition for Health & Fitness View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ENG 1101: English Composition I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ENG 1201: English Composition II View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ENS 1110: First Aid & CPR View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
ENS 1116: Introduction to Exercise Science & Health Promotion View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ENS 1118: Lifetime Physical Fitness & Wellness View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ENS 1214: Personal & Community Health Behavior View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ENS 2312: Basic Athletic Training View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ENS 2316: Motor Development & Motor Learning View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ENS 2318: Fitness Assessment & Exercise Prescription View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ENS 2416: Certification Preparatory Course View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ENS 2417: Methods of Teaching View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ENS 2418: Exercise Prescription for Special Populations View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ENS 2419: Health Promotion, Fitness & Sport Programming View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ENS 2471: Exercise, Nutrition & Sports Science Practicum View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
HIM 1101: Medical Terminology View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
MAT 1130: Allied Health Mathematics View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
PED 1203: Strength Training View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 1 credit hour
PSY 1100: General Psychology View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
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