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NC Community College Course Equivalents: B.S. Exercise Science

The following courses are needed for University Studies (general education requirements) and/or the EXS program in order to graduate. Please discuss your plans with a UNCW Advisor to ensure successful transition. 

UNCW Requirement NC Community College Course
English Composition (6 hours)

Select 1: ENG 111

Select 1: ENG 112, 113, or 114

Lifetime Wellness (2 hours) Select 1: PED 110, 111, or 112
Math and Stats (6 hours)

Select 1: MAT 161, 171, 162, 172, 175, 271, or 272

Select 1: MAT 151, MAT 155, MAT 252, or BUS 228

Foreign Language: Proficiency at the 201 level in a language previously studied (in high school or college), or 2 semesters 101‐102 in a new language. If you have not previously taken a foreign language, you must gain proficiency at the 201 level. A variety of languages are accepted; to the right are the course number equivalents:

UNCW Foreign Language 101…… 111 at a NC Community College

UNCW Foreign Language 102…… 112 at a NC Community College

UNCW Foreign Language 201…… 211 at a NC Community College

Example: If you took Spanish in high school, you will need to take SPN 201 at UNCW or SPA 211 at a NC Community College. If you have no previous Foreign Language, you could take SPN 120 and SPN 201 at UNCW.

Aesth., Interp., & Lit. (6 hours)

Select 1: ENG 131, 231, 232, 235, 241, 253, 261, 262, 273, or 274

Select 1: ART 114, 115, DAN 110, DRA 111, 122, ENG 125, 131, 231, 232, 235, 241, 242, 253, 261, 262, 273, 274, HUM 130, MUS 110, 112, 113, 121, or certain Music Ensemble Courses

History and Philosophy (6 hours)

Select 1: HIS 111, 112, 115, 121, 122, 131, 132, 162, or 221

Select 1: PHI 210, 215, or 240

Scientific Approaches (7 hours)

Select 1: BIO 111

Select 1: CHM 151

Human Institutions & Behaviors (6 hours)

Select 1: PSY 150

Select 1: ANT 210, 220, or SOC 210 

Global Society (3 hours) Select 1: ANT 210, 220, ENG 261, 262, ENV 120, GEO 112, HIS 221, REL 110, 111, 112, or POL 220
Diverse Nation (3 hours)

Select 1: ENG 273, 274, GEO 111, GRO 120, HIS 162, HUM 150, MUS 112, 113, 135, 136, 235, 236, or REL 221

Biology for EXS

Select 1: BIO 165 or 168

Select 1: BIO 166 or 169

Computer Requirement for EXS (3 hours) Select 1: CIS 210
EXS Elective (9hours) - only electives offered at NC Community Colleges
  • BIO 112 & 112L, BIO 175 & 175L (if lab is requirement for BIO 246)
  • *CHM 152 & 152L, CHM 251
  • COM 110
  • CSC 134, CSC 148, CSC 151, CSC 239
  • HEA 111, HEA 112, HEA 130
  • LAT 111
  • PED 250, PED 251, PED 252
  • *PHY 151 &151L, *PHY 152 &152L
  • *upper level Psychology course - PSY 237, PSY 239, PSY 241, PSY 243, PSY 244, PSY 245, PSY 246, PSY 259, PSY 281
  • *MAT 151, MAT 152

*Indicates recommended if pursuing Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy School. Please check with graduate programs for specific requirements.