Associate in Science Degree
This program prepares students to transfer to baccalaureate programs in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Adult Fitness, Physical Education and similar curricula. Graduates of such baccalaureate programs find employment in health and wellness management, health center and fitness center program management, corporate health and wellness programs, health and physical education teaching, exercise physiology teaching and research, medical exercise rehabilitation programs, adult fitness programs and related fields. The curriculum includes general education requirements, a basic science and math foundation and a broad base in discipline-related courses such as exercise physiology, nutrition, kinesiology and exercise measurement and prescription.
If you are considering a career in Health/Physical Education teaching, please read the section on “Teacher Education Specializations.”