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Connected Degree

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 COMMUNITY COLLEGE
BACHELOR'S DEGREE
Movement Science: Fitness/Strength Certification
DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY
First SemesterCR
BIO121Anatomy and Physiology II5
 5
Second Semester
BIO121Anatomy and Physiology II5
ENG121Composition3
EXS100Introduction to Exercise Scien4
EXS101Functional Kinesiology3
 15
Third Semester
ENG124Oral Communications3
MAT153College Math and Statistics4
EXS105Conditioning & Strength Trning4
EXS120Wellness and Health Promotion3
HLH110First Aid, Safety & CPR3
 17
Fourth Semester
EXS135Exercise Science Internship I3
BIO115Nutrition3
 6
Fifth Semester
SOC111Sociology I3
EXS200Nutrition for Sport & Exercise3
EXS205Fitness for Special Populatns3
EXS225Advanced Exercise Testing4
EXS230Health Fitness Instruction4
 17
Sixth Semester
PSY121General Psychology3
EXS235Exercise Science Internship II9
 12
Seventh SemesterCR
01101English Composition I or3
01311Advanced Composition3
52105Microcomputer Applications3
61210Sport & Fitness Psychology3
61255Intro to Motor Learning & Motor Control3
XXXXXArts & Humanities Elective*3
 15
Eighth Semester
01XXXLiterature I*3
34XXXHistory*3
61317Obesity Prevention & Treatment3
61361Sport Biomechanics3
XXXXXArts & Humanities Elective*3
 15
Ninth Semester
61470Movement Analysis3
61363Physical Activity Epidemiology3
61124Teaching Fitness & Physical Activity Concepts3
31395Global Societies3
61461Prevention & Care of Athletic Injuries3
 15
Tenth Semester
61365Research Design & Quantitative Software Applications in Movement Science3
61465Exercise & Aging3
61480Movement 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