Exercise Science Curriculum
ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE (0001) – HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION PRE-MAJOR
Are you planning to earn an Associate in Arts degree and then transfer to a four-year college or university to major in Health/Physical Education? We strongly encourage you to consult with a SWIC Advisor prior to enrolling each semester. We also advise you to familiarize yourself with the specific requirements of the four-year institution where you plan to transfer.
Fulfill the General Education and other institutional requirements for the Associate in Arts degree listed in the printed or Online College Catalog. General Education course preferences may vary by transfer institution.
|Personal Health and Wellness
|Fundamentals of Public Speaking
OR CHEM 105
OR General Chemistry I
OR BIOL 101
General Biology: Ecology, Evolution & Genetics
OR Principles of Biology I
Most four-year colleges and universities will accept the following classes as Health/Physical Education major credit:
|Introduction to Exercise Science
|Physical Fitness and Wellness
|Physical Fitness I
|First Aid-Medical Self Help
|Human Anatomy & Physiology I
|Nutrition, Exercise, and Weight Management
|American Public Education
*The optional courses listed above may be applicable toward a baccalaureate Health/Physical Education major. Please keep in mind that most transfer institutions limit the number of credit hours taken within a student’s major field of study at the community college level. To ensure the acceptance of such courses toward your intended major, check with the four-year institution where you are transferring or a SWIC Academic Advisor regarding their applicability.
Fulfill all other Associate in Arts degree requirements listed in the printed or Online College Catalog.
Apply for graduation by the date published in the College Calendar.
Earn at least 64 transferable credits with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00 to graduate from SWIC. Many transfer institutions require a higher GPA for admission to the institution and/or specific majors.Note: Enrollment in many transfer classes is based on your score on the assessment placement test and/or your fulfillment of course prerequisites.