Exercise Science and Kinesiology Transfer Major - AA

Curriculum Sequence

Fall Semester I Course Title Credit
SDV-108 THE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE 1
ENG-105 COMPOSITION I 3
SPC-112 PUBLIC SPEAKING 3
PHI-105 INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS 3
SOC-110 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 3
BIO-105 INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY 4
TOTAL 17
Spring Semester I Course Title Credit
ENG-106 COMPOSITION II 3
MAT-156 STATISTICS 3
BIO-151 NUTRITION 3
PHI-101 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY 3
PET-105 BASIC ATHLETIC TRAINING 3
TOTAL 15
Fall Semester II Course Title Credit
BIO-168 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I 4
PSY-111 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 3
PHY-162 COLLEGE PHYSICS I 4
ART-133 DRAWING 3
PET-230 CARE AND PREVENTION OF ATHLETIC INJURIES 3
TOTAL 17
Spring Semester II Course Title Credit
BIO-173 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II 4
PSY-121 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY 3
POL-111 AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT 3
Take 1 of 2 courses:
HUM-114 MULTICULTURAL PERSPECTIVES 3
SOC-212 DIVERSITY 3
TOTAL 13

SDV-108 - THE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE

Lecture: 1

Credit: 1

This course is designed to empower new students to successfully transition to college. Students will learn academic success skills, strategies for personal development and exploration, college culture and expectations, and how to access college resources and services.

ENG-105 - COMPOSITION I

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

A study of the principles of writing. Emphasis on rhetoric, mechanics, and development of expository patterns: narration, description illustration, comparison/contrast, classification, process, and cause/effect. Required for AA and AS Degrees. Prerequisites: Meet minimum placement test score requirement.

SPC-112 - PUBLIC SPEAKING

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course examines both the theoretical and practical basis of speech communication, particularly public speaking. Emphasis is on speech preparation, organization, support, delivery, and audience analysis.

PHI-105 - INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

A survey of the major ethical emphases from ancient to modem times with pertinent reading in the works of representative philosophers.

SOC-110 - INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

An analysis of social organization (or the social order). This course deals with the nature of sociology as a science, the original nature of man, the socialization of the individual, the development of groups and group behavior, the nature of culture and culture patterns, the organization of institutions, the nature of social order, the organization of human stratification and examination of major social processes. Special emphasis is placed upon the American cultural patterns.

BIO-105 - INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY

Lecture: 3

Lab: 2

Credit: 4

Introductory Biology is a lecture and lab course designed for non-science majors or as a refresher course of those wishing to take higher-level biology courses. Topics include chemistry of life, molecular and cellular biology, genetics, evolution, plant, animal, and fungi classification, and ecology.

ENG-106 - COMPOSITION II

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

A continuation of study of the principles of writing begun in ENG-105. Emphasis is placed on persuasive writing, critical analysis, and the MLA research paper. Time will also be spent exploring print and electronic research sources and learning effective research strategies. Required for AA and AS Degrees. Prerequisite: ENG-105 with a grade of C- or better.

MAT-156 - STATISTICS

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course is an applied course in statistics, designed to introduce students to some of the concepts, symbols, procedures, and vocabulary used in the field of statistics. Topics covered in this course include: organizing and graphing data, descriptive statistics, probability, various distributions, the sampling distribution of the mean, estimating a population mean, confidence intervals, inferential statistics (hypothesis testing), comparing two population parameters, analysis of variance, correlation, simple linear and multiple regression, contingency tables, and nonparametric statistics, (time permitting). Prerequisites: MAT-092 or MAT-099 with a minimum grade of C- or meets minimum placement testing requirements.

BIO-151 - NUTRITION

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course explores nutrition as it relates to health, disease and stages of human development and life cycle. Emphasis is on essential nutrients, what they are and how they are used by the body. Food safety and food technology will be covered.

PHI-101 - INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

A topical introduction to the major areas of philosophical inquiry.

PET-105 - BASIC ATHLETIC TRAINING

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course serves as an introduction to the profession of athletic training. Students will be instructed in basic skills and theories of the profession including: measurement of vital signs, taping, wrapping, and immobilization. Students will become familiar with the roles, functions, and professional preparation of an athletic trainer as well as the history of the profession and its governing structures.

BIO-168 - HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I

Lecture: 3

Lab: 2

Credit: 4

The first of a two-semester sequence providing a comprehensive study of the anatomy and physiology of the human body for college transfer and/or allied health prerequisites. Topics include body organization; homeostasis; cytology; histology; and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous systems, and special senses. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of principles of anatomy and physiology and their interrelationships. Laboratory component includes anatomical studies using microscopy and dissection of selected organisms as well as the study of physiological concepts via experimentation. It is highly recommended that a student complete this series (BIO-168 and BIO-173) at SCC in order to maintain transferability to four-year institutions.

PSY-111 - INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

A basic course in the understanding of behavior, designed to give the student a scientific background in the fundamental problems and techniques covered in the field of psychology.

PHY-162 - COLLEGE PHYSICS I

Lecture: 3

Lab: 2

Credit: 4

This course is designed to provide a working knowledge of physics for those who need physics but do not need the rigor of a calculus-based physics course. The topics covered will include motion, force, energy, work, power, torque, linear momentum, rotational motion, angular momentum and thermodynamics. The conservation laws will be stressed. Topics in thermodynamics are covered as time permits. Solving practical problems will be a major emphasis.

ART-133 - DRAWING

Lecture: 2

Lab: 2

Credit: 3

A beginning drawing class in a variety of media using an assortment of subjects. The student will explore theories and concepts of drawing.

PET-230 - CARE AND PREVENTION OF ATHLETIC INJURIES

Lecture: 2

Lab: 2

Credit: 3

This course will introduce the student to athletic injuries, assessment, and treatment. This course includes laboratory instruction in athletic taping and basic athletic training skills. The course also involves a directed observation requirement. Prerequisite: PET-105.

BIO-173 - HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II

Lecture: 3

Lab: 2

Credit: 4

Second of a two-semester sequence continuing the comprehensive study of the anatomy and physiology of the human body for college transfer and/or allied health prerequisites. Includes the study of the endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic/immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of principles of anatomy and physiology and their interrelationships. Laboratory component includes anatomical studies using microscopy and dissection of selected organisms as well as the study of physiological concepts via experimentation. Prerequisite: BIO-168 with a minimum grade of C.

PSY-121 - DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

A systematic study of life-span development. Individual differences in behavior as well as cultural norms are considered in relation to heredity and environment.

POL-111 - AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

A survey of the American federal system of government which includes a description and analysis of interest groups, political parties, public opinion, the presidency, the Congress, the court system and foreign policy making.

HUM-114 - MULTICULTURAL PERSPECTIVES

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

Selected readings from the critical perspectives of race, class and gender will provide the theoretical framework for class discussions. At the same time, films and works of literature from different cultural points of view will help students reach a new understanding of their own and other cultures and will open themselves up for a multicultural understanding of society.

SOC-212 - DIVERSITY

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course studies gender, race, class, sexuality and other issues of diversity. The curriculum highlights the duality of oppression and privilege and the ways in which race, gender, class and sexuality shape daily life. Special focus is on learning how to demonstrate course concepts as social action. Social justice is practiced as students become educated in these concepts of diversity and engage in diversity conscious social action.

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