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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Arts and Sciences, Exercise Science Concentration, A.A.

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Program Director: Dr. Sharon Brunner · Phone: 410-386-8142 · Email:

The purpose of the Exercise Science Concentration is to prepare students to earn an exercise training certification and/or to continue their studies at the baccalaureate level. Through hands-on experiences and relevant courses, students will develop their knowledge and skills for a career in one or more of the Exercise Science sub-disciplines - exercise physiology, nutrition, biomechanics, sports and exercise psychology, athletic training, or physical therapy. This program supports the college’s mission through effective teaching and engaged learning in a caring, student-centered environment.


Degree Requirements

Associate of Arts, Arts and Sciences, Exercise Science Concentration, Degree
Recommended Course Sequence: 60 Credits Required




Program Goals

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Apply exercise training principles.
  2. Demonstrate exercise science assessment methods.
  3. Critique scholarly Exercise Science research.
  4. Examine duties and responsibilities of an Exercise Science professional.

Student Notices

The following courses are required for this concentration; some courses fulfill General Education requirements: BIOL 101 , BIOL 210 , BIOL 211 , HES 105 , HLTH 101 , and PHED 101 .

Credit may be granted for a current industry-recognized certification. Send credentials to the Records office.

Diversity requirement: take ENGL 102  and an additional Diversity General Education  course. 

An Associate of Arts degree requires a minimum of 12 credits of 200-level courses.

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