Pre-Exercise Science

AA/AS Degree – Concentration in Pre-Exercise Science

This curriculum is designed for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution in degree programs such as physical education, kinesiology, and sports medicine. This program is part of the Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Career Cluster.

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.

Faculty

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

Pre-Exercise Science: 64 Credit Hours
Fall Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
COM103Speech Communication3
ENG101Composition I3
 Humanities & Fine Arts3
 Social Behavioral Science
(PSY130, SOC100, POL180 Recommended)
3
 Major Core Course3
 Electives1
  16
Spring Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
ENG102Composition II3
 Humanities & Fine Arts3
 Mathematics (MAT132 Recommended)3
 Lab Science (BIO200, BIO201, CHE160 or PH 111)4
 Major Core Course3
  16
Fall Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
 Humanities & Fine Arts3
 Non-Lab Science3
 Social Behavioral Science3
 Electives1
 Major Core Courses6
  16
Spring Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
 Health Science (HS 101 Recommended)3
 Mathematics3
 Social Behavioral Science3
 HS Elective3
 Major Core Courses4
  16
Major Core Courses Credit Hrs.
PE 101Physical Fitness1
AH 105Medical Terminology3
HS 106Nutrition I3
HS 109Drugs in America1
PEFitness/Activity Courses1-3
Choose one of the following courses:4
BIO105Principles of Biology I OR(4)
BIO155Human Biology(4)
PSY236Human Growth & Development3
SOC200The Aging Process3
For students going on to WIU 3 hours in Fine Arts and 6 hours in Humanities is recommended.
Students must complete at least one IAI approved math course. Science requirements include at least one IAI life science and one IAI physical science, and one of those must be a lab science. Additional math and/or science courses are needed to complete general education requirements for the AA/AS degrees.