Liberal Arts and Sciences Academy

Queensborough Academy
This program, the College’s most popular choice of study, is the gateway for many careers. The AA degree is HALF of your baccalaureate (BA) degree in the liberal arts and sciences. Get started here for a major in Psychology, English, Sociology, History, Art and many more.

Liberal Arts and Sciences - Associate in Arts degree (AA) - Exercise Science

Overview 

Exercise Science is a multidisciplinary concentration for students to learn about exercise and physical performance.  Students will develop a foundation which will prepare them to pursue a degree in the health sciences such as exercise physiology, athletic training, health promotion, physical therapy, physical education, sports medicine, cardiac rehabilitation.

This LA1 degree program with a concentration in Exercise Science will prepare students to transfer to a 4-year college or university offering exercise science, exercise physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, physical education, health sciences or related programs.

Facilities

Exercise Science Concentration

To complete a concentration in Personal Training, students must complete the major requirements below:

 

  • Two Foreign Language courses (two sequential courses are required, level and sequence to be determined by department placement)
  • HI-110 or HI-111 or HI-112 (if already taken in common core, one course from HI-100 series is required; if two History courses have been taken in common core, one additional course from Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, Psychology  is required)
  • SP-211 (if already taken in common core, one course from HI-100 series is required; if two History courses have been taken in common core, one additional course from PSYC 100 series is required)
  • One English course from EN-200, EN-300 or EN-400 series
  • One science laboratory course (students who take STEM variant in common core have satisfied this requirement)

8-9 Credits

  • PE 825 Introduction to Exercise Sciences (3 cr.)

Choose from:

  • HE 103 Nutrition and Health (3 cr.)
  • HE 108 Health and Physical Fitness (3 cr.)
  • PE 540 Introduction to Physical Fitness (1 cr.)
  • HE-110 CPR (1 cr.)

Exercise Science Coordinator

Dr. Tony Monahan
RFK 216H
(718) 281-5762
amonahan@qcc.cuny.edu