Exercise Science Transfer Guide

  • North Dakota State College of Science
    Health, Physical Ed & Recreation AA

    to MSUM Exercise Science BS

    Quick Facts: College credits applied = 62
    Gen Ed/ LASC goal areas & credits remaining = 0
    Remaining requirements = 58

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    MN Transfer Curriculum / Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum

    A student who completes the GERTA requirements at NDSCS is considered to have fulfilled the LASC requirements.


    Goal Area Requirement NDSCS Courses MSUM Equivalent
    Written/ Oral Communication (Met with recommended course) ENGL 110 College Composition I (3) ENGL 101 English Composition I
    ENGL 120 College composition II (3) Goal Areas 1 & 2
    COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3) COMM 100 Speech Communication
    Natural Science or Mathematics BIOL 220 & 220L PE 321 Human Physiology
    CIS 101 Computer Literacy Elective
    History/ Social Behavioral Sciences PSYC 111 Intro to Psychology (3) PSY 113 General Psychology (3)
    PSYC 230 Educational Psychology (3) ED 294 Educational Psychology
    Requirements for Major NDSCS Courses MSUM Equivalent
      HPER 217 Personal & Community Health (3) HLTH 110 Personal Health & Wellness
    HPER 207 Prevention & Care of Injuries (3) AT 220 Care & Prevention Injuries & Illnesses
    HPER 210 First Aid & CPR (2) HLTH 125 First Aid & CPR
    HPER 200 Intro to Parks & Recreation (2) Electives
    HPER 100 Concepts of Fitness & Wellness (2)  
    NDSCS General Education Elective Recommendations BIOL 150/L General Biology w Lab BIOL 111 Cell Biology*
    PHYS 211/L College Physics I/ Lab PHYS 160 College Physics I/ Lab*

    *These courses transfer as electives for the Exercise Science major at MSUM.

    Requirements Remaining to take at MSUM (58 cr)

    Core Requirements

    • HLTH 305 Intro to Nutrition (3)
    • HLTH 330 Disease Prevention (2)
    • PE 310 Sport & Play in the US (3) (Writing Intensive)
    • PE 311 Motor Learning (2)
    • PE 320 Anatomical Kinesiology (3)
    • PE 365 Health & Fitness Instructor (3)
    • PE 420 Biomechanics (3)
    • PE 421 Physiology of Exercise (3)
    • PE 469 Internship (2-12)
    • PE 473 Exercise Testing & Interpretation (3)
    • ENGL 286 Writing for the Workplace (3) OR
    • ENGL 387 Technical Report Writing (3) (Writing Intensive)

    Restricted Electives: (18-28)

    Students should work with their MSUM advisor for the best courses. Depending on the number of credits taken for the internship, students should take electives at the 300 or 400 level to fulfill the 40 credit upper division requirement.