Sara Sherry

Sara Sherry

"I chose to attend Grand Valley because I knew it was a well-respected school." - Sara Sherry '11, President, Mixed Staffing and Management Read More

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Grand Rapids Community College

Program Guide: Exercise Science - Health/Fitness Instruction

First Year

First Semester
EN 100 or 101 3
MA 110 4
BI 117 4
Elective 4
15
Second Semester
EN 102 3
MA 215 4
Humanities elective 3
Science elective 3
World Perspective elective 3
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
CA 250 3
PE 184 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
CO 110 3
PY 201 3
15
Second Semester
CO 156 2
Humanities elective 3
Social Science elective 3
PY 232 3
Elective 4
15
 

NOTES:

  • Degrees offered: B.S. in exercise science.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA).  Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-PY course.  Science elective must be a non-BI course.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT STUDENTS SEE THE GRCC COUNSELING AND CAREER CENTER FOR A LIST OF COURSES THAT WILL FULFILL ELECTIVES.
  • World Perspectives electives:  AN 201, AN 210, AN 285, BA 288, EC 290, EN 252, EN 281, EN 282, FR 232, GR 232, GE 135, GE 210, GE 296, HS 101, HS 102, HS 120, HS 121, HS 230, HS 239, HS 240, HS 241, HS 242, HS 290, HS 295, PS 201, PS 202, PS 215, SP 232
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  AN 280, COM 235, EN 251, EN 261, EN 270, EN 271, EN 272, EN 278, GE 281, HS 215, HS 249, HS 250, HS 281, PL 207, SO 254, SO 260, SO 261, SO 262, SO 265, SO 270

CAREER OPORTUNITIES

Students graduating with an exercise science degree can be employed across a wide variety of health, medical, wellness and physical activity related fields. Examples of employment are:

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Community Fitness
  • Community Health
  • Corporate Health
  • Fitness/wellness
  • Nutrition
  • Personal Training
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
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