AA to BS in Health and Human Performance (Abilene Christian University) 2020-2021

TRANSFER PATHWAY
(For Transfer to Abilene Christian University)
ASSOCIATE OF ARTS TO
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN HEALTH AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE

Catalog Year: 2020-2021 (You may use this pathway if you entered Dallas College on or before this date.)

Career Path: Health Sciences

Available at: All Campuses

TSI: Must be Complete

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

This pathway is an example course sequence for students interested in pursuing Kinesiology. Although there may be several options to fulfill certain requirements for the associate’s degree, please note that this pathway lists the specific courses leading to this bachelor’s degree. All plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students. This is not an official degree plan. Refer to catalog for official degree requirements. You must receive a GPA of at least 2.00 on all college-level course work. Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College. Contact your advisor for information.

AA DEGREE MINIMUM: 60 SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 16)

ENGL 1301 – Composition I This is a (CB 010) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.

HIST 1301 – United States History I This is a (CB 060) Core course.

MATH 1342 – Elementary Statistical Methods This is a (CB 020) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

EDUC 1300 – Learning Framework All college students with fewer than 12 semester credit hours of successful college credit (grade of “C” or above) must take a student success course in the first semester.

PHED 1164 – Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness This is a (CB 090) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

KINE 1301 – Foundations of Kinesiology Course should be selected according to the intended university you will transfer to.Consult with your academic advisor to choose an appropriate elective.

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 13)

ENGL 1302 – Composition II This is a (CB 010) Core course.

HIST 1302 – United States History II This is a (CB 060) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

KINE 1338 – Concepts of Physical Fitness Course should be selected according to the intended university you will transfer to.Consult with your academic advisor to choose an appropriate elective.

PHED X1XX – Any 1-hour Physical Activity Course

CHOOSE ONE:

  • SPCH 1311 – Introduction to Speech Communication OR
  • SPCH 1315 – Public Speaking ACU prefers SPCH 1315. OR
  • SPCH 1321 – Business & Professional Communication These are (CB 090) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

SEMESTER 3 (Total Hours: 16)

GOVT 2305 – Federal Government This is a (CB 070) Core course.

BIOL 2401 – Anatomy and Physiology I This is a (CB 030) Core course. This course has a prerequisite of BIOL 1406 with a grade of “C” or better within the last three years or satisfactory score on the Biology CLEP exam, prior to enrolling in the course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. ACU prefers BIOL 2401.

KINE X3XX – Kinesiology Specialization Course Course should be selected according to the intended university you will transfer to.Consult with your academic advisor to choose an appropriate elective.

KINE X3XX – Kinesiology Specialization Course Course should be selected according to the intended university you will transfer to.Consult with your academic advisor to choose an appropriate elective.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • ENGL 2321 – British Literature OR
  • ENGL 2326 – American Literature OR
  • ENGL 2332 – World Literature I These are (CB 040) Core courses.  There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. ACU prefers ENGL 2332.

SEMESTER 4 (Total Hours: 15-18)

GOVT 2306 – Texas Government This is a (CB 070) Core course.

ELECTIVE(Any 1 to 4-hour course)Elective courses should be selected according to the intended university you will transfer to.Consult with your academic advisor to choose an appropriate elective for the AA.

BIOL 2402 – Anatomy and Physiology II This is a (CB 030) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. ACU prefers BIOL 2402.

PHED X1XXAny 1-hour Physical Activity Course

CHOOSE ONE:

  • ARTS 1301 – Art Appreciation OR
  • DANC 2303 – Dance Appreciation OR
  • DRAM 1310 – Theater Appreciation OR
  • HUMA 1315 – Fine Arts Appreciation OR
  • MUSI 1306 – Music Appreciation These are (CB 050) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • PHED 1304 – Personal/Community Health OR
  • PSYC 2314 – Lifespan Growth & Development OR
  • PSYC 2301 – General Psychology ACU recommends PSYC 2301. OR
  • SOCI 2306 – Human Sexuality These are (CB 080) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
(For Transfer From Dallas College)
ASSOCIATE OF ARTS TO
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN HEALTH AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

For questions about the Abilene Christian University portion of this transfer pathway, contact the Admissions Office at (855) 219-7300. It is best to apply to Abilene Christian University a full semester before you plan to transfer. It will help if you submit a copy of this pathway with your application. Abilene Christian University only accepts transfer course work with a grade of “C” or higher.

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 12)

BIBL 103 – Story of the New Testament

PSYC 120 – Introduction to Psychology (or Elective if PSYC 2301 has been completed)

KINE 232 – Structural Kinesiology

HHP 201 – Foundations of Health and Human Performance

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 12)

BIBL 211 – Message of the Old Testament

KINE 311 – Motor Behavior

CHEM 113 – Introductory Chemistry (or Elective if CHEM 1306 has been completed)

NUTR 224 – Nutrition for Exercise and Sport

SEMESTER 3 (Total Hours: 12)

BIBT 342 – Christianity in Culture

KINE 360 – Leadership and Management for Health Promotion

HHP 374 – Exercise Physiology and Applications

KINE 342 – Exercise Testing

SEMESTER 4 (Total Hours: 12)

HHP 401 – Strength and Conditioning

HHP 421 – Exercise and Special Populations

PSYC 356 – Health Psychology

KINE 399 – Research Methods in Kinesiology and Nutrition

SEMESTER 5 (Total Hours: 12)

KINE 498 – Biomechanics

HHP 491 – Health and Human Performance Capstone

HHP 451 – Professional Certifications in Health and Human Performance

Elective

Approved: 2020-2021 Guided Pathway; Approved by Abilene Christian University 3.22.21; Approved by OCM 3.24.21