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  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 VSCC Catalog

Exercise Science - A.S. (TTP)


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The Exercise Science degree is focused on developing students an understanding exercise science as it relates to the physical and mental well-being of each individual and ways to improve lifestyle of themselves and others. The exercise science program is for students planning to continue their education to earn a bachelor’s degree in the field of exercise science.

Transfer Options
The Tennessee Transfer Pathway (TTP) degree is designed to create a smooth transition to all public universities offering a Baccalaureate degree in this major by guaranteeing the transferability of all courses. For transfer to other four-year institutions, contact an advisor at the senior institution.  Note:  There are to be no course substitutions in this program.

All students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP). More information can be found at http://www.volstate.edu/Testing/Services.php.

Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


  • Physical Education Activity Courses (two) Credits: (2)
  • University Parallel Elective (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (5)

Note:


Students planning to transfer to either University of Tennessee Knoxville or the University of Memphis should check with the institutions for curriculum requirements.

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Computer Literacy Requirement


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for Computer Literacy Requirements

Career and Salary Information


 The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website www.onetonline.org  or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

                                                                                     

Career Median Level Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Level Salary with Bachelor Degree
Physical Education Teacher $48,430 $67,120
Personal Trainer $32,270 $51,360
Exercise Physiologist $40,970 $69,600
Dietitian $52,260 $73,460

 

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

Degree Works, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the Degree Works audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)



  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)


  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3
  • University Parallel Elective (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Literature - See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)
  • Physical Education Activity Course Credits: (1)
  • University Parallel Elective (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (2)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (14)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)
  • Physical Education Activity Course Credits: (1)

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