Exercise Science and Kinesiology Liberal Arts Transfer Major

A career in Exercise Science and Kinesiology aims to improve lifestyles by focusing on prevention and helping to change individual behavior and thought-processes. Options include working with individuals directly or through school and workplace programs.

Students interested in completing a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and Kinesiology you should consider the Exercise Science and Kinesiology Liberal Arts Transfer Major.

Career Opportunities

The following are some of the career opportunities you can pursue:

  • Wellness coordinator
  • Physical education teacher
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness instructor
  • Recreational specialist
  • Athletic trainer

Find employment in the following sectors:

  • Non-profit organizations
  • Fitness facilities
  • Hospitals
  • Business
  • Education

Planning Your Class Schedule

Students should consult with an advisor in Student Services to select courses, make a transfer plan, and periodically review their progress towards their degree completion.

Students are also encouraged to contact the admissions office at the college to which they plan to transfer during their first year at Hawkeye in order to obtain specific program and transfer requirements.

Not all courses may be required for transfer to your future major.

Award: Associate of Arts (AA)
Credits: 62

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

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Exercise Science and Kinesiology Transfer Courses
BIO-151 Nutrition O E 3 $630.00
BIO-168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I E 4 $859.00
BIO-173 Human Anatomy and Physiology II E 4 $898.00
MAT-156 Statistics O E 3 $630.00
PHY-162 College Physics I 4 $840.00
Total Credits 18

Remaining Liberal Arts Coursework
II. Humanities 9
III. Social Sciences 9
IV. Communications 9
V. Social Diversity 3
VII. Elective Courses 14
Total Credits 44

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

Course calculations are based on 2022–2023 tuition and fees and course fees.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Admissions Requirements

Contact Information

Academic/College Success Advisor

Lisa Wright
Student Services
Hawkeye Center 208
Email Lisa Wright
Schedule an appointment with Lisa Wright

Faculty Mentor

Mikki Savage
Health Education and Services Center 202
319-296-2329 ext.1213
Email Mikki Savage

Administrative Assistant

Kate Childers
Black Hawk Hall 258
Email Kate Childers


Liberal and Applied Arts and Human Services

Catharine Freeman
Black Hawk Hall 258
Email Catharine Freeman

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