Exercise Science Transfer Pathway

  • Credits: 60
  • Degree Type: A.S.
  • Campus: East Grand Forks, Thief River Falls, Online

Program Learner Outcomes

1. Student will identify career path goals within exercise science with the intent of a career or transfer.
2. Student will demonstrate foundational knowledge in the basic sciences (biology, physiology, and chemistry) pertinent to the field of exercise science.
3. Student will apply basic scientific principles from exercise physiology and biomechanics to human movement and exercise.
4. Student will describe the roles and functions of the musculoskeletal, cardiorespiratory, and nervous systems in the performance of physical movement.
5. Student will demonstrate ability to identify and assess factors to support optimal performance and injury prevention.
6. Student will explain how physical activity and nutrition contribute to wellness.
7. Student will discuss ethical standards, expectations, and educational requirements in the exercise science professions.
8. Student will discuss psychological factors that influence behavior change.
9. Student will communicate effectively in writing and verbally in various settings.