Exercise Science Transfer Guide

  • North Hennepin Community College
    Fitness AS

    to MSUM Exercise Science BS

    Quick Facts: College credits applied = 60
    Gen Ed/ LASC goal areas & credits remaining = 6
    Remaining requirements = 54

    Goal Area Requirement NHCC Courses Goal if Applicable MSUM Equivalent
    (These are required courses.)*
    Written/ Oral Communication ENGL 1200 Gateway College Writing (4 cr)
    OR
    ENGL 1201 College Writing I (4 cr)
    1 ENGL 101 English Composition I
    Goal Areas 1
    ENGL 1202 College Writing II (2 cr) ENGL 201 Comp II
    COMM 1110 Principles of Interpersonal Communication (3 cr) COMM 100 Speech Communication
    Natural Science BIOL 1001 Biology I (4 cr) 3 BIO 111 Cell Biology
    CHEM 1010 Intro to Chemistry (4 cr) CHEM 105 General Chem I
    Mathematics/Logic MATH 1130 Elementary Statistics (3) 4 MATH 234 Intro to Probability & Statistics
    History/ Social Behavioral Sciences PSYC 1150 Intro to Psychology (3) 5 PSY 113 General Psychology
    SOC 1110 Intro to Sociology (3) 5,7 SOC 110 Intro to Sociology
    Humanities/Fine Arts MUSC 1300 Music in World Cultures (3) 6, 8 MUS 316 World Music Survey
    ENGL 2340 Nature in Literature (3) 6, 10 Goal Areas 6, 10
    PHIL 1020 Ethics (3) 6, 9 PHIL 318 Professional Ethics
    Additional Courses Needed in Goal Areas to Fulfill 42 Credits Total for Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum Minimum credits to complete LASC goal requirements = 6.
    Requirements for Major NHCC Courses Goal If Applicable MSUM Equivalent
      HLTH 1070 Nutrition (3 cr)   HLTH 305 Nutrition
      EXSC/HLTH 1250 Wellness for Life (3 cr)   HLTH 110 Personal Health & Wellness
      BIOL 2111 Anatomy & Physiology I (4 cr)   PE 321 Human Physiology
      Other EXSC requirements (12 cr)   Exercise Science Electives

    Major Requirements Remaining to take at MSUM (60 cr)

    Core Requirements

    • AT220 Care & Prevention of Injuries & Ill (3)
    • HLTH 125 First Aid & CPR (2)
    • HLTH 330 Disease Prevention (2)
    • PE 310 Sport & Play in US (3)
    • 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)
    • Writing Intensive Course (200 level or higher) (3)
    • Restricted Electives:
      (6 cr remaining)
    • Unrestricted Electives:
      The number of credits needed should bring the total to 120. Credits should be at the 300/400 level.

    *Students shouldn’t have to take more than 60 credits at MSUM, but they may want to maximize the internship experience.