Jun 14, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

Physical Education Movement Science AAS Degree

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Schoolcraft program code #AAS.00284

The associate degree in Movement Science provides students with a solid foundation to begin a career in the fitness field. It offers a combination of theory and applied classes, combined with an internship in the fitness field. Students completing this program will be well positioned to transfer to a four-year institution in fields such as exercise science, kinesiology, athletic training, and sports management, among others. Students also will be well prepared to take national certification exams for personal fitness trainers and group exercise instructors.

Students who satisfactorily complete all college and program requirements qualify for an associate of applied science degree.

Not all courses are offered each semester. Students should work with an academic advisor to develop a schedule that will work for them. Students planning to transfer should check the transfer institution’s requirements/guides or discuss their options with an academic advisor. Number of credits may vary depending on the course selection.

Sample Schedule of Courses

First Year

Total Credits: 13

Total Credits: 12

Spring/Summer Session

Total Credits: 6-8

Second Year

English Communication - Credits: 3

Select second General Education English Communication  course.

Total Credits: 13

Total Credits: 13-14

Spring/Summer Session

Total Credits: 3

Program Total: 60-63 Credits

*Students planning to transfer should take MATH 111 MATH 119 , or higher.

** Students may be granted credit for this course for prior certification and content knowledge. See the Prior Learning Credit webpage for general information. Contact the Dean’s office for information specific to this course.


***Recommended electives include any other PE class or BIOL 115 - Nutrition . Students interested in group exercise may want to consider PE 115 - Aerobic Dance Fitness  and students interested in education may want to consider  PE 240 - Physical Education for Elementary Teachers  Students planning to transfer may want to consider an MTA-approved Social Science  course.

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