2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    May 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Exercise Science, AAS

Program Description

Code 209 –60 Credits

The Exercise Science program prepares students to learn about the electrifying industry of kinesiology and gain knowledge, skills, and experience for an invigorating career in the sports industry. Students embark on a journey to learn about the biological, developmental, social, and behavioral bases of physical activity, movement, sports, and recreation. After completion of this program, students will be able to join the sports industry and/or continuing their education in advanced kinesiology studies.

Service-Learning Requirement

Students who obtain an Associate degree or an Associate of Applied Science degree will be required to complete a service-learning experience. The final grade in the course must qualify for academic credit in order to receive the service-learning endorsement. Please contact an Academic Advisor for courses that offer a service-learning experience, or search in the class schedules.


See the following link for program admission information: https://kellogg.edu/admissions/.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Synthesize and apply information to become leaders in the sports and recreation industry.
  2. Obtain and understand foundational knowledge of the sports industry transferable to advance studies and/or career.
  3. Share the values of the exercise science profession in the community by supporting educational outreach activities according to healthy lifestyle best practices.

Required General Education Courses

All Students who obtain an Associate degree or an Associate of Applied Science degree must complete the FYS 101 - First-Year Seminar   course with a grade of a C or higher. This degree requirement can also be achieved by earning a degree from an accredited institution or transferring 24 or more credits from another accredited institution applicable to their degree. See an Academic Advisor, or connect with the Integrative Learning Department, for course completion and/or any questions pertaining to the FYS course.

MTA English Composition and General Education Effective Communication

MTA Humanities & Fine Arts and General Education Personal & Cultural Engagement

MTA Social Sciences

Choose one (1) course from the following:

Elective Courses


For more Exercise Science program information, see the program webpage: https://kellogg.edu/academics/areas-of-study/science-mathematics-engineering/exercisescience/.

To apply to the Exercise Science program and begin mapping your course sequence, use this link advising@kellogg.edu to make an appointment with an academic advisor.