Oakland Community College 


Extended Degree - Associate in Applied Science


   This option leads to an Associate in Applied Science Degree. Many graduates in the Exercise Science and Technology field seek employment in a management position at a health club or become entrepreneurs in the fitness industry. The business option provides principles and practices of business, how to start and operate a small business and field experience.
   This program is designated as an Extended Degree Program because the student must complete a minimum of 73 or more required credit hours.
   Students interested in transferring to a bachelor's program for Exercise Science or a related field should consult with an Oakland Community College counselor. Students considering this option are encouraged to contact the EXS Program Coordinator.

Major Requirements ** Credits
EXL 1500* Introduction to Exercise Leadership 4
EXL 2010* Exercise Physiology 4
EXL 2020* Testing & Measurement in Exercise Physiology 3
EXL 2032* Kinesiology 4
EXL 2040* Applied Exercise Physiology for Individuals with Disease and Disability 3
EXL 2100* Health Promotion at the Worksite 2
EXL 2120* Applied Psychological Aspects of Fitness and Sports 3
EXL 2200* Essentials of Personal Training 3
EXL 2400* Internship in Exercise 4
EXL 2532* Internships in Exercise II: Special Topics 4
Required Supportive Courses **
BIO 16001 Human Structure and Function 3
COM 1290 Interpersonal Communication 3
COM 1600 Fundamentals of Speech 3
ENG 1510 Composition I 3
HEA 1510* Nutrition 3
MST 1450* Bio Behavioral Management 2
PER 2540* Medical First Responder/First Responder 4
PER 2840 Recreational Leadership 3
PSY 2510 Introduction to Psychology 3
Required Business Courses
BUS 1100 Introduction to Business 4
BUS 1210 Starting and Operating a Small Business 3
BUS 2530 Principals of Management 3
MKT 2520 Fundamentals of Marketing Theory and Practice 3

In addition to the above required courses, students must select an additional 3 to 4 credits from the following:
ACC 1500 Accounting for the Small Business Owner 3
BUS 1310 Principles of Supervision 3
BUS 2403 Advanced Field Project 3
BUS 2530 Principles of Management 3
CIS 1050 Personal Computer Productivity Tools (MS-Office) 4
MKT 2520 Fundamentals of Marketing Theory and Practice 3
Recommended Elective
MDA 1570 Basic Electrocardiography 3
See degree requirements for an Associate in Applied Science degree.
General Education Requirement
See General Education Distribution Requirements
1    BIO 2630 and 2640 may be substituted.
*    When all courses marked with an asterisk are completed, students may apply for a certificate in EXS.CT.
**   CORE COURSES: The major requirements and required supportive courses must be completed with a "C" (2.0) or better grade.
●   Course may be used to meet General Education requirements.