||Graduates of Grand Canyon University will complete one of the following UNV Foundational courses: UNV 103 for students entering with under 24 credit hours or UNV 303 for students transferring 24 or more credit hours.
||Graduates of Grand Canyon University will be able to construct rhetorically effective communications appropriate to diverse audiences, purposes, and occasions (English composition, communication, critical reading, foreign language, sign language, etc.). Students are required to take 3 credits of English grammar or composition.
||9 - 12|
||Graduates of Grand Canyon University will be able to express aspects of Christian heritage and worldview. Students are required to take CWV 101.
||Graduates of Grand Canyon University will be able to use various analytic and problem-solving skills to examine, evaluate, and/or challenge ideas and arguments (mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, geology, astronomy, physical geography, ecology, economics, theology, logic, philosophy, technology, statistics, accounting, etc.). Students are required to take 3 credits of college-level mathematics.
||11 - 12|
|Global Awareness, Perspectives, and Ethics
||Graduates of Grand Canyon University will be able to demonstrate awareness and appreciation of and empathy for differences in arts and culture, values, experiences, historical perspectives, and other aspects of life (psychology, sociology, government, Christian studies, Bible, geography, anthropology, economics, political science, child and family studies, law, ethics, cross-cultural studies, history, art, music, dance, theater, applied arts, literature, health, etc.).
||6 - 8|
Maricopa Community College District transfer students who have completed the courses below, will be able to meet the course competency requirements for courses within the Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science with an Emphasis in Athletic Coaching program at Grand Canyon University.
|MCCCD Courses||GCU Courses|
|Course Number||Course Title||Credits||Course Number||Course Title||Credits|
|BIO 160||Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology||4||BIO 155||Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology||3|
|BIO 160||Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology||0||BIO 155L||Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology Lab||1|
|EXS 145 & FON 100||Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription & Introductory Nutrition||6||PED 200||Lifetime Personal Wellness and Teaching of Fitness||4|
|PSY 101||Introduction to Psychology||3||PSY 102||General Psychology||4|
|Total Number of MCCCD Credits Applied to GCU Athletic Coaching Major||11|
*The identified MCCCD courses fulfill the competency requirements for the corresponding GCU course; however, the courses may not fulfill the credit requirements. For more information please contact an Enrollment or Academic Counselor
Maricopa Community College District transfer students will need to take the courses below within the Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science with an Emphasis in Athletic Coaching program at Grand Canyon University. They may also need to take additional courses to meet the graduation requirements of the program. See an Enrollment Counselor for more details.
|Courses Left to Complete at GCU|
|BIO 181||General Biology I||3|
|BIO 181L||General Biology I Lab||1|
||Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
||Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries Lab
||Physiology of Exercise
||Physiology of Exercise Lab
||Management In Athletic Training, Health, and Athletics
||Theory and Practice of Strength and Conditioning
||Spirituality and Christian Values in Healthcare and Wellness
|HLT 305||Legal and Ethical Principles in Health Care||4|
||Teaching Strategy in Physical Education & Exercise Science||4|
|PED 251||Teaching of Team Sports & Individual Activities I||4|
|PED 337||Theory, Philosophy and Principles of Coaching||4|
|Complete three (3) of the following six (6) courses for a total of twelve (12) credits:|
|PED 325||Coaching Baseball: Theory and Practice||4|
|PED 326||Coaching Basketball: Theory and Practice||4|
|PED 327||Coaching Volleyball: Theory and Practice||4|
|PED 328||Coaching Softball: Theory and Practice||4|
|PED 329||Coaching Soccer: Theory and Practice||4|
|PED 331||Coaching Wrestling: Theory and Practice||4|
|Total Number of Credits Remaining for GCU Athletic Coaching Major
|Total Credits Hours Needed to Complete Bachelor of Science
in Exercise Science with an Emphasis in Athletic Coaching