Health and Wellness Promotion - Exercise Science Option

Associate in Applied Science
Career Degree
Cost
$11,934*

Promote holistic wellness through physical activity and exercise

Apply science to fitness

Study the health impacts of exercise on the human body with this associate in applied science in exercise science. Help people understand the why and how of improving their health and fitness levels.

Your course work prepares you to effectively communicate the exercise program you develop. Along with physical fitness, you gain skills in rehabilitation and first aid.

What can you do with an A.A.S. in Health and Wellness Promotion - Exercise Science focus?

The Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in exercise science prepares you to begin work as a:

  • fitness program manager/coordinator
  • group fitness instructor
  • personal fitness trainer
  • rehabilitation aide/technician
  • strength and conditioning specialist

You can also continue your studies in exercise science-related fields.

Professional alignment

Successful completion of our programs prepares you to earn advanced credentials through the:

American College of Sports Medicine logo
National Strength and Conditioning Association logo

Highlights

  • Stackable Credentials

    Earn and learn as you go with stackable credentials.
  • Financial Aid/Scholarships Available

    Based on need and/or achievement. Explore ways to pay for college.
  • Career Degree

    Earn an associate degree in 2 years and gain in-demand technical and job-ready skills.
  • Program Length: 2 Years

    Full-time students finish in 2 years.

Career Outlook

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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CLC 120 2
    HWP 257 1
    KIN 221 3
    KIN 243 2
    HWP 240 3
    ENG 121 3
    • Course Code CLC 120
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HWP 257
      Course Title
      Credits 1
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code KIN 221
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code KIN 243
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HWP 240
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ENG 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    KIN 270 3
    KIN 271 3
    HWP 260 3
    KIN 132 1
    CMM 121 3
    KIN 242 3
    • Course Code KIN 270
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code KIN 271
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HWP 260
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code KIN 132
      Course Title
      Credits 1
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CMM 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code KIN 242
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    PSY 121 3
    • Course Code PSY 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    KIN 272 3
    HWP 295 3
    HWP 292 1
    KIN 228 2
    HWP 258 1
    KIN 130 1
    HWP 290 3
    • Course Code KIN 272
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HWP 295
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HWP 292
      Course Title
      Credits 1
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code KIN 228
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HWP 258
      Course Title
      Credits 1
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code KIN 130
      Course Title
      Credits 1
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HWP 290
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    BIO 111 4
    HWP 280 3
    KIN 250 3
    PHI 121 3
    PHI 125 3
    HWP 160 1
    KIN 121 1
    • Course Code BIO 111
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HWP 280
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code KIN 250
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PHI 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PHI 125
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HWP 160
      Course Title
      Credits 1
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code KIN 121
      Course Title
      Credits 1
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    BIO 245 4
    • Course Code BIO 245
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours

66


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