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Exercise and Sports Science • Associate in Arts

Transfer Program

Colleague Code: AA.ESS

Curriculum Code: AAD 100

Program Information:

This program prepares students for baccalaureate coursework in the fields of exercise and sports science. It also promotes healthy lifestyles and enhances performance in exercise, sport and physical activity settings. Career examples include: careers in health and fitness; fitness trainers and instructors; personal trainers; sports management; athletic administration. This program also offers preparation for the first step on the pathway to Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Athletic training or related careers that require at least a Master’s Degree.

·        This program is appropriate for transfer students

·        Meets general education requirements, known as the IAI or GECC (itransfer.org/aboutiai)

 

·        Students planning to transfer are recommended to verify senior-institution requirements, which vary; Students should meet with their Success Coach for planning prior to each registration cycle
 

·        Students should plan to work with intended transfer school(s) early to determine which ESS or other electives will be required for that particular school’s admission criteria

 

·        Important note: sequence courses such at BIO 175 and 176 should be fully completed at LLCC or students run the risk of having to repeat the first part at the transfer school

·        Students who are planning on teaching in a secondary school should meet with a Success Coach for Education Majors

 

For Program Information Contact:

Health Professions Department at 217-786-2449 or see a Health Professions Student Success Coach.

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester:

EGL 101Composition I

3

ESS 250Introduction to Physical Education

2

BIO 101General Biology

4

OR

BIO 107Human Biology

4

OR

BIO 111Principles of Biology I

4

CMN 101Public Speaking Fundamentals

3

PSY 101Introduction to Psychology

3

Second Semester:

EGL 102Composition II

3

BIO 175Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4

Social Science Selection

3

MAT 141Introductory Statistics

4

Elective

2-3

Third Semester:

BIO 176Human Anatomy and Physiology II

4

Fine Arts Selection

3

CHE 101General Chemistry I

4

OR

PHY 101General Physics I

4

Social Science Selection

3

Fourth Semester:

Humanities or Fine Arts Selection

3

Humanities Selection

3

Elective

2-3

Elective

2-3

Elective

2-3

Elective

3

Electives for fourth semester must total nine (9) credit hours.

Course Requirements:

Required General Education Courses

Please see your Success Coach for course planning. Students planning to transfer are recommended to verify senior-institution requirements.

CMN 101Public Speaking Fundamentals

3

EGL 101Composition I

3

EGL 102Composition II

3

Recommended General Education Courses

BIO 101General Biology

4

OR

BIO 107Human Biology

4

OR

BIO 111Principles of Biology I

4

PSY 101Introduction to Psychology

3

Humanities Selection

3

Humanities or Fine Arts Selection

3

Fine Arts Selection

3

CHE 101General Chemistry I

4

OR

PHY 101General Physics I

4

Social Science Selection

3

Social Science Selection

3

MAT 141Introductory Statistics

4

A minimum of seven (7) credits must be earned in both the life and physical science areas; must be selected from the list of General Education Core Curriculum courses and must include one laboratory course.

Recommended Program Courses

ESS 250Introduction to Physical Education

2

Elective

2-3

Elective

2-3

Elective

2-3

Elective

2-3

Recommended Program Support Selections

BIO 175Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4

BIO 176Human Anatomy and Physiology II

4

Elective

3