Feb 25, 2020  
2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog

Articulation Agreement

Pre-Exercise Science, A.A. (Grand Valley State University-Health Fitness Instruction)

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Academic Plan Code: 663

This program is intended for students interested in transferring to Grand Valley State University to complete a degree in the Health Fitness Instruction track of the Exercise Science program.  This program focuses on the psychological and sociological principles underpinning exercise science and prepares students to work with individuals and groups in settings such as corporate wellness, community health, fitness clubs, and athletic settings.  This program is designed for students to spend two years at GRCC and then transfer seamlessly to Grand Valley State University for two years, where they may graduate with a B.S. in Exercise Science with an emphasis in Health Fitness Instruction. 

General Education

Select a minimum of 30 credit hours of course work from the General Education course list.  Course work must be selected as directed in the areas below.

English Composition and Communications


Select two (2) Humanities General Education Electives from two (2) different subject areas.  Only one (1) Foreign Language course can be used for the Humanities requirement.

Social Science

Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Natural Sciences

Select one (1) Natural Sciences General Education Elective from a discipline other than BI.


General Education Total Credit Hours

30 (minimum)

Program Elective Courses

Total Credit Hours


Transfer Notes

Students should review the General Education Course Requirements at Grand Valley State University in order to select the Humanities and Open Elective courses that will best meet their needs.

MOV 201 - Students should enroll in this course (at Grand Valley) in the Spring before their first Fall semester at Grand Valley State University.

MOV 304 - Students should either dual enroll and take this course at Grand Valley while they are attending GRCC or students should take this course during the Spring semester before their first Fall semester at Grand Valley State University. 

Students must be formally admitted to the transfer institution and program.  It is recommended that students meet with an advisor to review the program and course schedule prior to completing this articulated program.  Students must complete 30 credit hours of General Education courses from the appropriate General Education categories with a grade of “C” or Higher to qualify for the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).

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