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Exercise Science

to Movement Science: Fitness/Strength Certification

An opportunity to gain an associate degree from Delaware Tech and a bachelor's degree from Delaware State University.

YOUR PATH TO A BACHELOR'S DEGREE

Delaware Tech has established agreements with four-year colleges and universities that connect Delaware Tech associate degree programs with bachelor's degree programs to create smooth transfer opportunities for you. These Connected Degree programs enable you to complete your associate degree and then transfer to a four-year degree program as a junior.

THE CONNECTED DEGREE 2 + 2 CURRICULUM

Delaware Tech's associate degree program in Exercise Science prepares students as fitness technicians enabling them to properly conduct health screenings, administer exercise tests, and develop cardiovascular and strength training exercise programs. Students will develop an in-depth understanding of exercise physiology, kinesiology, exercise testing, and fitness programming. Graduates will be prepared to continue their education at the bachelor's level and qualified to sit for various certifications.

Delaware State University's Bachelor of Science degree program in Movement Science: Fitness/Strength Certification combines lectures, labs, service-learning, and community outreach experiences. Graduates are prepared to sit for and successfully pass the American College of Sports Medicine and National Strength & Conditioning Association certification exams and for careers including, but not limited to personal trainer, health and fitness specialist, strength and conditioning specialist, & biomechanical analyst.

VALUE FOR YOU

By completing your associate degree at Delaware Tech, you'll receive excellent instruction in small classes at a campus close to home. Delaware Tech's affordable tuition can reduce the overall cost of your college education, making the completion of your bachelor's degree more manageable.

MAKING THE CONNECTION

Refer to the Connected Degree curriculum (on the reverse side of this page) for the sequence of courses needed to complete this program. Call Delaware Tech and let us help you follow the path to your bachelor's degree.


CONNECTED DEGREE CURRICULUM


Suggested Course Sequence

ASSOCIATE DEGREE
Exercise Science

DELAWARE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE

BACHELOR'S DEGREE
Movement Science: Fitness/Strength Certification

DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY

First Semester CR
BIO 121 Anatomy and Physiology II 5
  5
Second Semester
BIO 121 Anatomy and Physiology II 5
ENG 121 Composition 3
EXS 100 Introduction to Exercise Scien 4
EXS 101 Functional Kinesiology 3
  15
Third Semester
ENG 124 Oral Communications 3
MAT 153 College Math and Statistics 4
EXS 105 Conditioning & Strength Trning 4
EXS 120 Wellness and Health Promotion 3
HLH 110 First Aid, Safety & CPR 3
  17
Fourth Semester
EXS 135 Exercise Science Internship I 3
BIO 115 Nutrition 3
  6
Fifth Semester
SOC 111 Sociology I 3
EXS 200 Nutrition for Sport & Exercise 3
EXS 205 Fitness for Special Populatns 3
EXS 225 Advanced Exercise Testing 4
EXS 230 Health Fitness Instruction 4
  17
Sixth Semester
PSY 121 General Psychology 3
EXS 235 Exercise Science Internship II 9
  12
Seventh Semester CR
01 101 English Composition I or 3
01 311 Advanced Composition 3
52 105 Microcomputer Applications 3
61 210 Sport & Fitness Psychology 3
61 255 Intro to Motor Learning & Motor Control 3
XX XXX Arts & Humanities Elective* 3
  15
Eighth Semester
01 XXX Literature I* 3
34 XXX History* 3
61 317 Obesity Prevention & Treatment 3
61 361 Sport Biomechanics 3
XX XXX Arts & Humanities Elective* 3
  15
Ninth Semester
61 470 Movement Analysis 3
61 363 Physical Activity Epidemiology 3
61 124 Teaching Fitness & Physical Activity Concepts 3
31 395 Global Societies 3
61 461 Prevention & Care of Athletic Injuries 3
  15
Tenth Semester
61 365 Research Design & Quantitative Software Applications in Movement Science 3
61 465 Exercise & Aging 3
61 480 Movement Science Senior Seminar (Capstone) 6
  12
*See your advisor. Proper selection of these courses will help students to meet DSU's requirement of one African-American Experience and two multicultural courses.

First Aid/AED and CPR Certification must be earned by the end of the 2nd year.

The minimum credit requirement is 120 for the B.S. in Movement Science: Fitness/Strength Certification.
Course sequencing may vary by semester. See your advisor.
RDG 120, Critical Reading and Thinking, will be a required DTCC course unless the student is exempt.
For more information contact:
Delaware Tech
Wilmington, Delaware: (302) 573-5440
Delaware State University
Dover, Delaware: (302) 857-6703
This articulation agreement is subject to change based on Delaware Tech and senior institution curriculum changes. 11/2009