Health, Sport & Exercise Science

(formerly Physical Education)

Curriculum HSE.PED.AS (U230A36)

Triton’s Health, Sport and Exercise Science department offers a program that is as diverse as Triton’s student body. If you want to major in Physical Education, Health or Exercise Science, want to be involved in sports or are simply interested in keeping fit, you can choose from a variety of transferable credit courses/concentrations. The schedule shown below is provided as guidance to students seeking the associate in science degree.

Last Update Effective: 8/21/16

General Education Core2
12 courses (40-41 semester credits)

Communications: Three courses (nine semester credits)

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RHT 101

Freshman Rhetoric and Composition I1

3

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RHT 102

Freshman Rhetoric and Composition II1

3

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SPE 101

Principles of Effective Speaking

3

 

 

 

9

Note: Grade of "C" or better is an IAI requirement for RHT 101 and RHT 102

Social and Behavioral Sciences: Three courses (nine semester credits) with courses selected from at least two disciplines

Recommended Social and Behavioral Sciences Courses: Two courses (six credits) with courses selected from at least two disciplines.

 

PSY 100

Introduction to Psychology

3

 

SOC 100

Introduction to Sociology

3

 

 

 

6

Humanities and Fine Arts2: Two courses (six semester credits) with at least one course selected from Humanities and at least one course from Fine Arts. Graduation from an Illinois college or university requires satisfactory completion of one or more courses incorporating Human Diversity, which may be taken as a Humanities and Fine Arts or Social and Behavioral Science course. These courses are notated with an asterisk (*).

Mathematics2: Two courses (seven semester credits)

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MAT 170

Elementary Statistics

4

 

 

and one of the following:

 

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MAT 101

Quantitative Literacy

3

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MAT 102

Liberal Arts Mathematics

3

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MAT 124

Finite Mathematics

3

Physical and Life Sciences2: Three courses (13 - 14 semester credits) with at least one course selected from the Life Sciences and one course from Physical Sciences.

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BIS 150

Principles of Biology I

4

 

 

and two of the following:

 

 

BIS 101

Human Biology

4

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CHM 140

General Chemistry I

5

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PHY 101

General Physics (Mechanics, Heat & Sound)

5

Required Health, Sport & Exercise Science Core

 

HTH 104

Science of Personal Health

2

 

HTH 120

Nutrition Science

3

 

HTH 281

First Aid & CPR

2

 

PED 153

Foundations of Exercise

3

 

 

 

10

AREA OF CONCENTRATION COURSES (9 semester credits) Students will choose courses from one of the following areas:

Physical Education Teaching Concentration:
(HSE.PET.AS)

 

PED 106

Total Fitness

1

 

PED 150

Introduction to Physical Education

2

 

PED 159

Selected Team and Recreation Sports

3

 

PED 169

Elementary School Games

3

 

 

 

9

Athletic Training Concentration:
(HSE.ATH.AS)

 

HTH 220

Athletic Training Techniques

3

 

HTH 221

Sport Specific Training and Rehabilitation

3

 

PED 200

Introduction to Biomechanics

3

 

 

 

9

Coaching Concentration:
(HSE.COA.AS)

 

HTH 220

Athletic Training Techniques

3

 

PED 194

Principles of Coaching

3

 

PED 196

Sport & Exercise Psychology or

 

 

PED 197

Sociology of Sport

3

 

 

 

9

Wellness and Nutrition Concentration:
(HSE.WNT.AS)

 

HTH 175

Drug and Alcohol Education

3

 

HTH 202

Culture and Food

3

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PSY 207

Health Psychology

3

 

 

 

9

Sport and Recreation Concentration:
(HSE.SPR.AS)

 

PED 100

Foundations of Physical Activity

1

 

PED 194

Principles of Coaching

3

 

PED 201

Sports Officiating

2

 

 

and one of the following:

 

 

PED 195

Introduction to Sport Management

3

 

PED 196

Sport and Exercise Psychology

3

 

PED 197

Sociology of Sport

3

 

PED 275

Facilities Management

3

 

 

 

9

(Select courses that meet the BS requirements of your transfer college.)

General education requirements: AS degree

37-41

Health, Sport & Exercise Science courses or other electives for AS degree

19-23

See PED course descriptions.

1Grade of ‘C’ or better is an IAI requirement

2See Associate in Science degree requirements, (ASD.AS.AS (U230A)) for a list of applicable general education courses.

3The number of required elective credit is determined by the program option completed.

Chairperson: Julianne Murphy, Ext. 3087