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College of Health Professions and Social Work -  Academic Advising

College of Health Professions and Social Work - Academic Advising

Program Requirements for 2016-2017 Catalog Year

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The General Education Program Website is located at

To prevent or minimize excess hours, select general education courses that satisfy common prerequisite requirements for your intended major.

  1. FGCU General Education Program (

  2. Common Prerequisites
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course, except BSC1010C, BSC1085C and BSC1086C that require a minimum grade of B-.

    FGCU Course: BSC 1010C Gen’l Biology w/Lab I (4)
    Acceptable Substitute: (BSCX010 and BSCX010L)

    FGCU Course: BSC 1011 General Biology II (3) and BSC 1011L General Biology II Laboratory (1)
    Acceptable Substitute: (BSCX011 and BSCX011L)

    FGCU Course: BSC 1085C Hum Anat & Physio w/Lab I (4)
    Acceptable Substitute: (BSCX085 and BSCX085L) or (PETX322 and PETX322L) or (APKX100C and APKX100L) or (BSCX093 and BSCX093L)

    FGCU Course: BSC 1086C Hum Anat & Physio w/Lab II (4)
    Acceptable Substitute: (BSCX086 and BSCX086L) or (PETX323 and PETX323L) or (APKX105 and APKX105L) or (BSCX094 and BSCX094L)

    FGCU Course: CHM 1045 General Chemistry I (3) and CHM 1045L General Chemistry I Lab (1)
    Acceptable Substitute: (CHMX045 and CHMX045L)

    FGCU Course: CHM 1046 General Chemistry II (3) and CHM 1046L General Chemistry II Lab (1)
    Acceptable Substitute: (CHMX046 and CHMX046L)

    FGCU Course: HSC 2577 Nutri Human Health & Wellness (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: HUNX201

    FGCU Course: MAC 1147 Precalculus (4)
    Acceptable Substitute: MACX147 or MACX311 or (MACX140 and MACX114)

    FGCU Course: PSY 2012 General Psychology (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: PSYX012

  3. Required Courses in the Major (57 credits)
    APK 3125 Fitness Assess/Ex Prescription (3)
    APK 3125L Fitness Assessment Lab (2)
    APK 3312 Pharm & Ergo Aids Sport & HP (2)
    APK 4112 Sport and Human Exer Psychology (3)
    APK 4120 Clinical Exercise Physiology (3)
    APK 4123 Human Perf and Energy Supplies (2)
    APK 4137 Exercise and Sprt Physiology (3)
    APK 4137L Exercise and Sport Phys Lab (2)
    APK 4138 Methods of RT & Conditioning (3)
    APK 4138L Resistance Training Lab (2)
    APK 4930 PDS II Prep for Entering (2)
    APK 4941L Experiential Learning I (4)
    APK 4948L Experiential Learning II (4)
    ATR 3512 Athletic Health Care Admin (3)
    IHS 4504 Research Methods in HealthCare (3)
    PET 3627C Care & Prevent HP Injuries (3)
    PHT 3176 Movement Science I (6)
    PHT 3176L Movement Science I Laboratory (2)
    PHT 3177 Movement Science II (4)
    PHT 3177L Movement Science II Laboratory (1)

  4. University Requirements (3 credits)
    IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)

  5. Additional Electives - as needed to reach total credits required for the degree

Additional Graduation Requirements

  • Students must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 120 credits.
  • At least 48 of the 120 credits must be in the upper division (3000 and higher).
  • At least 30 of the last 60 credits must be earned at FGCU.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required for all coursework attempted at FGCU.
  • Complete all Required Courses in the Major with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • A minimum grade of C is required for all Exercise Science major courses.
  • Satisfy College-Level Skills and foreign language entrance requirements.
  • Satisfy Service Learning requirement. See
  • Perform at Entry Level in all criteria of the Professional Behaviors Plan.
  • Apply for graduation per university guidelines and timeline.
  • Meet all FGCU requirements for graduation.
  • Adhere to requirements as stated in the Exercise Science Student Guidebook.