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Exercise Science - Health Promotion AS - Academic Plan

2022-2023

This program is designed to transfer to Colorado State University's BS in Health and Exercise Science – Health Promotion Concentration as well as CSU - Pueblo's BS in Exercise Science, Physical Education, and Recreation (EXPER).

Health and Exercise Science students are introduced to concepts related to human movement and the promotion of positive health behaviors. Topics include human physiology and anatomy, nutrition, and factors contributing to chronic disease states.

Career paths for Health and Exercise Science – Health Promotion graduates include corporate health and wellness, sports psychology, health promotion or insurance programs, fitness centers or health clubs, military training, and sports management and marketing. These careers typically require a bachelor's degree or higher.

A full-time student can complete this Associate of Science (AS) degree in two years. This degree prepares students to transfer to a four-year university to complete the second half of a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Health and Exercise Science. To be successful, students should have a foundation in science and math and an interest in working with people to support healthy lifestyles.

Course Availability

Total Credits = 60

Required Courses - General Education Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
Arts / Humanities GT-AH1-AH4 (2 courses) 6 No Yes Yes Yes
BIO 1111 - General College Biology I with Lab: GT-SC1* 5 Yes Yes Yes Yes
BIO 2101 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab: GT-SC1* 4 Yes Yes Yes Yes
BIO 2102 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab: GT-SC1 4 Yes Yes Yes Yes
COM 1150 - Public Speaking* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
ENG 1021 - English Composition I: GT-CO1* 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
ENG 1022 - English Composition II: GT-CO2 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
History GT-HI1 3 No Yes Yes Yes
MAT 1340 - College Algebra: GT-MA1* 4 Yes Yes Yes Yes
PSY 1001 - General Psychology I: GT-SS3* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
ECO 2002 - Principles of Microeconomics: GT-SS1 3 No Yes Yes Yes

Required Courses - Additional Required Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?

CHE 1111 - General College Chemistry I with Lab: GT-SC1* OR

CHE 1011 - Introductory Chemistry with Lab

5 Yes Yes Yes Yes
CHE 1112 - General College Chemistry II with Lab: GT-SC1* 5 Yes Yes Yes Yes
HWE 1050 - Human Nutrition 3 No Yes Yes Yes
HWE 1062 - Health and Wellness 3 No No Yes No
MAT 1260 - Introduction to Statistics GT-MAT1* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
SOC 2018 - Sociology of Diversity 3 No Yes No No
HWE 124 - Fitness and Wellness 2 No No Yes No

Recommended Course Sequence (Full-Time Track)

Recommended Course Sequence (Part-Time Track)

Year 1: Summer
Year 2: Summer
Year 3: Fall
Arts / Humanities GT-AH1-AH4

Choose One Course

~Recommended Arts / Humanities Course(s)~

Notes

  • All courses required for this degree must be completed with a "C" or better to be considered for transfer to another Colorado institution. Transferability of courses to colleges or universities outside of Colorado is determined by the receiving institution.
  • In order to meet program requirements, students registered for ENG 1021 or ENG 1031 must also register for ENG 0094 unless they can demonstrate otherwise meeting the ENG 0094 standard through assessment testing, prior college coursework, or recent High School coursework. See an Advisor for details.