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Exercise Science A.S.

Department: College Center

Total Credit Hours: 64-65 credits

Required Courses

SCC Institutional Requirements

  • Complete specific program requirements as listed below.
  • Complete a minimum of 15 credit hours at SCC.
  • Earn a 2.00 cumulative grade point average.

Foundations of PE Sport

College Requirement (1 credits)

SubjectCourseTitleCredits
General Education Requirements (27 credits)
Mathematics MAT 158 College Algebra* 4
Communications ENG 101 English Composition 1* 3
ENG 102 English Composition II* 3
SPE 101 or Oral Communication or 3
SPE 110 Interpersonal Communication**
Social Science HIS 101 or US History to 1877 or 3
HIS 102 or US History Since 1877 or
HIS 115 or US History Since 1945 or
HIS 270 or History of Missouri or
POL 101 or American Government or
POL 102 U.S. History or American Government
Natural Science BIO 250A/250B Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab 4
CHM 101/103 Introduction to Chemistry with Lab 4
Elective+ Humanities or Social Sciences Elective 3
Core Course Requirements (37-38 credits)
Physical Education PHE 103 Health Concepts 3
PHE 105 First-Aid and Safety 2
PHE 106 Personal Wellness 2
PHE 205 Foundations of PE; Health & Sport 3
PHE 250 History & Philosophy of PE & Sport 3
PHE 270 Sociological Aspects of PE & Sport 3
PHE 275 Psychological Aspects of Physical Education & Sport 3
Physical Activity Courses (1 hour each semester) 4
Exercise Science BIO 251A/251B Anatomy & Physiology II with Lab 4
BIO 270 Kinesiology 3
PHE 109 or Nutrition for Weight Management or 3
PHE 252 or Nutrition for Sports Performance or
BIO 280 Nutrition Pathways
Electives** (3-4 credits)
PHY 150/153 General Physics 1 with Lab 4
MAT 175 Introductory Statistics 3
PHE 206 Foundations of Sport Management 3
Total Required Hours: 64-65 credits

+ Humanities/Social Science Electives – Typical social science courses include history, political science, sociology, psychology, and economics. Humanities courses typically include literature, philosophy and non-applied art, music and theater courses.

Check transfer school's requirements before choosing these courses.

* The Academic Skills Assessment or appropriate ACT scores are required before enrolling in math or English courses.

** Check with transfer institution to see which course is required for the desired physical education degree.

Per College policy Individual students may be required to take COL 101.

Suggested Schedule Planning

CourseTitleCredits
Fall Semester (15 credits)
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
HIS/POL U.S. History or American Government 3
MAT 158 College Algebra-General Education 4
PHE 103 Concepts: Health 3
PHE Activity Course 1
Spring Semester (16 credits)
BIO 250A/250B Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab 4
CHM 101/103 Intro to Chemistry with Lab 4
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
PHE 105 First Aid/Safety 2
PHE 106 Personal Wellness 2
PHE Activity Course 1
Fall Semester (17 credits)
BIO 251A/251B Anatomy & Physiology II with Lab 4
BIO 270 Kinesiology 3
SPE 101 or Oral Communication or 3
SPE 110 Interpersonal Communication
PHE 205 Foundations of PE, Health and Sport 3
PHE 270 Sociological Aspects of PE and Sport 3
PHE Activity Course 1
Spring Semester (16-17 credits)
Choose one: PHE 109 or PHE 252 or BIO 280 3
Elective Humanities or Social Science Elective 3
MAT 175 or Introductory Statistics or 3-4
PHY 150/153 General Physics I with Lab
PHE 250 History and Philosophy of PE and Sport 3
PHE 275 Psychological Aspects of PE and Sport 3
PHE Activity Course 1
Total Hours Required for Graduation: 64-65 credits

Per College policy Individual students may be required to take COL 101.

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