Pre-Exercise Science

AA&S Degree – Concentration in Pre-Exercise Science

This curriculum is designed for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution in degree programs such physical education, kinesiology, and sports medicine. The listed sequence of courses provides guidance for students so that they can complete this program of study in the most efficient manner. This sequence assumes that students have met college academic placement and/or other program requirements. Students are strongly urged to contact a college advisor for assistance in developing their plan for enrolling in courses to meet the program of study.

**HUM 110, Graduation Portfolio Development, is a required course for all students in this program. This program is part of the Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Career Cluster.

Pre-Exercise Science: 64 Credit Hours
First Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
COM103 Speech Communication 3
ENG101 Composition I 3
  Humanities & Fine Arts 3
  Social Behavioral Science
(PSY130, SOC100, POL180 Recommended)
  Major Core Course 3
  Electives 1
Second Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
ENG102 Composition II 3
  Humanities & Fine Arts 3
  Mathematics (MAT132 Recommended) 3
  Lab Science 4
  Major Core Course 3
Third Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
  Humanities & Fine Arts 3
  Non-Lab Science 3
  Social Behavioral Science 3
  Electives 1
  Major Core Courses 6
Fourth Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
HUM110 Degree Portfolio Development 1
  Health Science (HS 101 Recommended) 3
  Mathematics 3
  Social Behavioral Science 3
  HS Elective 3
  Major Core Courses 3
Major Core Courses Credit Hrs.
PE 101 Physical Fitness 1
AH 105 Medical Terminology 3
HS 106 Nutrition I 3
HS 109 Drugs in America 1
PE Fitness/Activity Courses 1-3
PSY236 Human Growth & Development 3
SOC200 The Aging Process 3
Choose one of the following courses: 4
BIO105 Principles of Biology I OR (4)
BIO155 Human Biology (4)
For students going on to WIU 3 hours in Fine Arts and 6 hours in Humanities is recommended.
Option two shown for Math and Science -- Complete two college-level math courses, one of which must have IAI approval, and two science courses, one a life and the other a physical science course, both must have IAI approval, one must be a lab course.

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For information on the Concentration in Pre-Exercise Science call an advisor at (309) 647-4645.