Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

Exercise Science, Health and Physical Education, Recreation and Wellness - Associate of Arts (Major Code - HPES)

The Exercise Science, Health and Physical Education, Recreation and Wellness Associate of Arts degree is intended for students interested in fitness, recreation, or sports, and it is designed for transfer into university degree programs in physical education teaching and/or athletic coaching. To ensure seamless transfer, students must develop their specific program of study in close coordination with a Cochise College advisor.

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GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (AGEC-A)

35 CREDITS

Composition

ENG 101 ( ENG 1101)

3

English Composition

ENG 102 ( ENG 1102)

3

Mathematics

MAT 142, MAT 151 ( MAT 1151), or higher

3-5

Laboratory sciences

BIO 156 or BIO 181 ( BIO 1181)

4

Laboratory sciences

 

4

Arts

 

3

Humanities

 

3

Social and behavioral sciences

 

6

General education electives*

 

4-6

Six credits of arts, humanities, social and behavioral sciences, or general education electives must be chosen from the current listing of intensive writing courses. See www.cochise.edu/AGEC.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT**

0-16 CREDITS

Non-English language

Second- or fourth-semester proficiency

CORE CURRICULUM

8 CREDITS

Human Anatomy and Physiology I

BIO 201 ( BIO 2201)

4

Human Anatomy and Physiology II

BIO 202 ( BIO 2202)

4

ELECTIVES
(AS NEEDED TO COMPLETE 64 CREDITS)***

 

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

64 CREDITS

*General education electives must be chosen from the general education list. See www.cochise.edu/AGEC.

**University non-English language requirements vary. Check with your advisor.

***Elective courses must be transferable to the university or universities to which the student plans to transfer. See www.aztransfer.com.