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

  • 3 Gymnasiums
  • Swimming Pool
  • Teaching Weight Room
  • Fitness Center
  • Dance Studio
  • Tennis Courts
  • Paddleball Courts
  • Outdoor Track

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

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