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Butler Community College 2020-21 Catalog 
Butler Community College 2020-21 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Exercise Science (AS)

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Program Information

An Associate in Exercise Science can help you further your career as:

  1. An Allied Health Pre-Professional Track (Physical Therapist, Physician Assistant, and other)
  2. Strength and Conditioning Coach
  3. Personal Trainer
  4. Sport Psychologist

Students will be prepared to take the Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) exam with the National Strength and conditioning Association (NSCA). Please refer to their website: www.nsca.com for additional information regarding certification programs.

Butler’s Department of Human Performance provides an opportunity for a student to learn the foundations of the field of exercise science. This field of study incorporates learning principles of anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, kinesiology, physics, chemistry, nutrition, and sport psychology. Butler’s program provides the student many opportunities to gain an understanding of these sub-disciplines thru practical, hands-on learning opportunities. The program also provides all students the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of fitness activity courses that include: Muscle Pump, Fitness Circuit, Zumba, Yoga, Pilates, Karate, Rock Climbing, Bowling and Archery. And Fitness for Life. Degree Program tracks include Exercise Science and Athletic Training.

Butler Community College is committed to flexible pathways for our student’s success. Courses are offered in varying delivery formats; face-to-face, blended and online. When reviewing this pathway, please check the Class Schedule to identify which format the course is offered to make sure you are selecting the delivery modality that fits your needs.

Kansas State Wide Transfer course (T►)
Milestone Courses - 
Courses are considered essential for progress within a selected Pathway and are indicated by a diamond symbol (♦).
This course is offered online (O)

Program Pathway Learning Outcomes

Click here to view this program’s assessment data. For more information or questions, please contact Phil Speary at pspeary@butlercc.edu or 316.322.3226.

Contact Information

Matt Sanders
Department Chair
Office: BOE 500, Rm 501

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