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Joliet Junior College

JJC Sports and Fitness Administration Transfer Guide

This transfer guide can assist sports and fitness administration students with their transition to Saint Xavier University. Please refer to the general education requirements for an A.A. or A.S. degree found in the Joliet Junior College (JJC) Academic Catalog.

If students complete the majority of their general education requirements prior to transferring to SXU, they may qualify for the IAI GECC Articulation Agreement with the exception of Philosophy 150: The Examined Life and a religious studies course.

This program prepares individuals to apply business, financial, and physical education principles to the organization, administration, and management of athletic programs, athletic teams, fitness/rehabilitation facilities, health clubs, sports recreation services, and other related services. The curriculum concludes with a career-oriented internship and capstone in Sport and Fitness Administration and is a critical component of the program.

General Education Courses

Saint Xavier University Joliet Junior College Equivalent
Communication (9 credit hours)
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing ENG 101
ENGL 188: English Transfer Elective ENG 102
COMM 101: Speech COMM 101
Mathematics (3-4 credit hours)  
MATH 131: Finite Math MATH 153
Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 credit hours)
(Life Science) BIOL 200 Human Biology BIO 125 or BIO 131
Physical Science See catalog for IAI approved course
Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credit hours)**
Humanities and Fine Arts: (Choose at least one Humanities and one Fine Arts) See catalog for IAI approved course
Social and Behavioral Science (9 credit hours)
Choose two Social Sciences from at least two different disciplines
PSYCH 101: Intro to Psychology PSYC 101
ECON 201: Micro Economics ECON 104
Choose additional Social and Behavioral Science See catalog for IAI approved course
Diversity Studies (3 credit hours)  
General Education: Cultures within the U.S. *See IAI waivers
Global Studies (3 credit hours)  
General Education: Foreign Language/Foreign Culture/Global Studies courses *See IAI waivers
*Illinois Articulation Initiative Waivers (IAI) are available for those students who transfer to SXU with an A.A. or A.S. degree or complete the majority of their General Education Core prior to transferring.
**Students may satisfy 6 credit hours from the Humanities/Fine Arts General Education at SXU by completing PHIL 150: The Examined Life and a religious studies.

Major Requirements

Biology Core

Saint Xavier University Joliet Junior College Equivalent
BIOL 117: Exercise Physiology  
BIOL 200: Human Biology BIO 125 or BIO 131

Behavioral Kinesthetics Core

Saint Xavier University Joliet Junior College Equivalent
PE 112: Health and Fitness KIN 215
PE 124: Health and Nutrition KIN 150 or HEAL 109
EXSC 319: Kinesiology  
PE 381: Sports and Fitness Administration Internship  
PE 391: Sports and Fitness Administration Senior Sem.  
PSYCH 335: Sports Psychology  

Administration Core

Saint Xavier University Joliet Junior College Equivalent
ACCT 210: Financial Accounting ACCY 101
ECON 201: Microeconomics ECON 104
MGMT 360: Human Resources Management  
MGMT 370: Organizational Behavior  
MKTG 300: Principles of Marketing  

Electives

Saint Xavier University Joliet Junior College Equivalent
Choose two of the following elective courses:
COMM 207: Sports Communication  
ENGL 235: Sports and Literature  
MGMT 223: Legal Environment  
MGMT 310: Hospitality Management  
MGMT 330: Diversity in Organizations  
PSYCH 303: Human Motivation  
PSYCH 311: Physiological  
PSYCH 341: Health Psychology  
SOC 140: Sociology of Sports  

Additional Information

Students enrolled in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences who did not transfer in any science courses, must complete all science courses at SXU.

Graduation with a B.S. in Sports and Fitness Administration requires a grade of 'C' or better in every course required for the major.

Please refer to the SXU Academic Catalog for any additional information.

Contact

Office of Admission Transfer Student Services Center
Phone: 844-GOTO-SXU (844-468-6798)
Email: admission@sxu.edu
Phone: 773-298-3510
Email: transfercenter@sxu.edu


As of March 2019