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Catalog 2015-16 
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Applied Exercise Sciences

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 Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)



Semester Sequence

This is a full-time suggested schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits. Refer to the College catalog for specific requirements in selecting General Education courses .

Fall Semester Year 1*

Spring Semester Year 1

Spring Semester Year 2


General Education Requirements and Electives - 22 Credits

General Education Electives:

Choose courses in each category from the list of approved General Education Courses. One course must be a Diversity course.

  • Mathematics 3 Credits.
  • Arts and Humanities or Social and Behavioral Sciences (must be a Diversity course) 3 Credits.

Program Requirements and Electives - 38 Credits

Total Number of Credits Required for Degree: 60*

*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed college coursework at other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101  in the first semester at CCBC. This is a 1-credit class, and it does not count towards the number of credits required for a degree or certificate. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) for this requirement to be waived.


Program Description

The Applied Exercise Sciences program prepares students for a professional career as a personal trainer or fitness specialist, or for transfer to a four-year kinesiology degree. Students learn how to conduct physical and health risk assessments, interpret assessment results, design exercise programs, provide fitness instruction and supervise fitness facilities.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be able to:

  1. develop safe and effective individualized exercise prescriptions based on an individual’s goals and health history;
  2. demonstrate proficiency in exercise science principles when leading individual and group fitness programs;
  3. conduct fitness assessments in laboratory and field-test settings in a fitness, hospital, or wellness facility;
  4. use the tools of effective verbal and written communication relating to fitness leadership occupations; and
  5. transfer to a four-year institution as a Kinesiology major, with junior year status.

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