Exercise Science Academic Focus Plan

Academic Focus Plans are a suggested semester-by-semester course schedule with classes designed to help you transfer into your desired major at your chosen 4-year college. Focus plans do not substitute for academic advising. Contact an advisor for further information regarding placement based on Placement exam scores, scheduling, degree requirements, and graduation requirements. Your official degree that you will be pursuing at St. Louis Community College with this focus plan is the Associate in Arts - General Transfer Studies.

Missouri Civics Examination.  Students entering college for the very first time in fall 2019 and who intend to complete an associate’s degree must successfully complete a civics examination. Information on who is eligible for a waiver can be found on the STLCC website.

PLEASE NOTE:  If you originally enrolled at STLCC prior to Spring 2023, you may need to view an archived catalog for your correct program requirements.  Please speak with an advisor or the program coordinator for more information.

New PlanGrids
First Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
ENG 101 College Composition I (MOTR ENGL 100)3Placement score or ENG 030 or ENG 070 with a grade of "C" or better or recommendation of department and Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079
MTH 160 Precalculus Algebra (MOTR MATH 130)3MTH 140 (or MTH 140S) with a grade of "C" or better or satisfactory score on placement test, and Reading ProficiencyThe following courses are not recommended for this pathway: MTH 161, MTH 166, MTH 170, MTH 180, and MTH 186.
PSY 200 General Psychology (MOTR PSYC 100)3Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079Check with transfer institution for best option.
ART 100 Art Appreciation (MOTR ARTS 100)3Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079Choose from ART, ENG 2XX, MUS, and PHL MOTR courses. Check with transfer institution for best option.
BIO 111 Introductory Biology I (MOTR BIOL 100L)4Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079
Credit Hours16
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
ENG 102 College Composition II (MOTR ENGL 200)3ENG 101 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology (MOTR SOCI 101)3Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079
COM 101 Oral Communication I (MOTR COMM 100)
or Public Speaking (MOTR COMM 110)
3Concurrent enrollment in ENG 070 or Reading ProficiencyCheck with transfer institution for best option.
MUS 114 Music Appreciation (MOTR MUSC 100)3Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079Choose from ART, ENG 2XX, MUS, and PHL MOTR courses. Check with transfer institution for best option.
CHM 101 Fundamentals of Chemistry I (MOTR CHEM 100L)
or General Chemistry I (MOTR CHEM 150L)
5MTH 140S with a minimum grade of "C" or higher, or placement into MTH 140 or higher, and Reading Proficiency
Credit Hours17
Summer Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
HST 101 United States History to 1865 (MOTR HIST 101)
or United States History from 1865 to the Present (MOTR HIST 102)
3Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079
Credit Hours3
Second Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
BIO 207 Anatomy and Physiology I (MOTR LIFS 150LAP)4BIO 111 with a minimum grade of "C" or CHM 101 with a minimum grade of "C", or course equivalency, and Reading Proficiency
PHL 101 Introduction to Philosophy (MOTR PHIL 100)3Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079Choose from ART, ENG 2XX, MUS, and PHL MOTR courses. Check with transfer institution for best option.
DIT 115 Principles of Nutrition (MOTR LIFS 100N)3Reading Proficiency
PED 201 Psychological Perspective in Exercise and Sport3PSY 200 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading ProficiencyCheck with transfer institution.
Credit Hours13
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
BIO 208 Anatomy and Physiology II4BIO 207 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading ProficiencyApply for graduation.
PE 135 Health and Personal Hygiene
or Wellness and Fitness Concepts
3Reading ProficiencyCheck with transfer institution for best option.
PE 161 Stress Management
or First Aid
2-3Reading ProficiencyCheck with transfer institution for best option.
BIO 209 Kinesiology Fundamentals
or Medical Terminology and Language
3-4BIO 207 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading ProficiencyCheck with transfer institution for best option.
Credit Hours12-14
Total Credit Hours61-63

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**Students completing a course that has been assigned a MOTR number may transfer that course to any public institution in Missouri. Those who complete CORE 42 requirements will have that verification on their transcript.

*** It is your responsibility to verify that the courses listed above will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice.  Maximize your transfer credits/classes by meeting with an academic advisor.