Exercise and Sports Studies

Associate in Applied Science

Prescribed Technical Program45
General Education15-16
Digital Literacy
Total Degree Credits60-61
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements
Clinical Exercise Science Program Certificate (32 credits) 132
Select two of the following Program Certificates (32 credits total): 1
Exercise Science
Sport & Fitness Entrepreneurship
Sport & Fitness Management
HPER 210First Aid and CPR1
HPER 214Sociological Perspectives in Sport and Fitness3
HPER 242Introduction to Kinesiology3
HPER 297Cooperative Education/Internship3
PSYC 207Introduction to Sports and Performance Psychology3
Total Credits45
General Education Requirements
Arts & Humanities/Social & Behavioral Sciences
SOC 235Cultural Diversity (Required)3
Written or Oral Communications
ENGL 110College Composition I (Required)3
Select one of the following:3-4
Fundamentals of Public Speaking
Introduction to Professional Writing
Business, Math, Science & Technology
MATH 110Math in Society (Required)3
BADM 281Organizational Behavior (Required)3
Total Credits15-16
Digital Literacy Requirements
Select one of the following:
Introduction to Computers 2
Principles of Information Security 2
BSC Approved Training Course
NDUS Institution Approved Training Course
NDUS Institution Designated Digital Literacy Course

Students completing the Clinical Exercise Science Program Certificate only need to complete one certificate. Students not choosing to complete the Clinical Exercise Science Program Certificate will need to select TWO of the following certificates to fulfill the AAS degree requirements: Exercise Science, Sport & Fitness Entrepreneurship, or Sport & Fitness Management.


CSCI 101, CIS 147 or courses transferred in from another NDUS Institution that are listed as both general education and digital literacy may satisfy both requirements upon successful completion.

College Degree & Digital Literacy Requirements

General Education & Diversity Course Matrix Requirements