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Moraine Valley Community College

MVCC 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 Moraine Valley Community College (MVCC) 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 Moraine Valley Community College Equivalent
Communication (9 credit hours)
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing COM 101
ENGL 188: Transfer English COM 102
COMM 101: Speech COM 103
Mathematics (3-4 credit hours)  
MATH 112: Finite Math MTH 143
Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 credit hours)
(Life Science) BIOL 200: Human Biology BIO 115
Physical Science See Catalog for IAI approved courses
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 courses
Social and Behavioral Science (9 credit hours)
Choose two Social Sciences from at least two different disciplines
PSYCH 101: Intro to Psychology PSY 101
ECON 201: Micro Economics ECO 102
Choose additional Social and Behavioral Science See Catalog for IAI approved courses
Diversity Studies (3 credit hours)  
General Education: Cultures within the U.S. *See Note for IAI Waivers
Global Studies (3 credit hours)  
General Education: Foreign Language/Foreign Culture/Global Studies courses *See Note for 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 Philosophy 150: The Examined Life and a religious studies course.

Major Requirements

Biology Core

Saint Xavier University Moraine Valley Community College Equivalent
BIOL 117: Exercise Physiology  
BIOL 200: Human Biology BIO 115

Behavioral Kinesthetics Core

Saint Xavier University Moraine Valley Community College Equivalent
PE 112: Health and Fitness PEH 161 or PEH 171
PE 124: Health and Nutrition PEH 172
EXSC 319: Kinesiology  
PE 381: Sports and Fitness Administration Internship  
PE 391: Sports and Fitness Administration Senior Seminar  
PSYCH 335: Sports Psychology  

Administration Core

Saint Xavier University Moraine Valley Community College Equivalent
ACCT 210: Financial Accounting BUS 142
ECON 201: Microeconomics ECO 102
MGMT 360: Human Resources Management  
MGMT 370: Organizational Behavior  
MKTG 300: Principles of Marketing  

Electives

Saint Xavier University Moraine Valley Community College Equivalent
Choose two of the following elective courses:
COMM 207: Sports Communication  
ENGL 235: Sports and Literature  
MGMT 223: Legal Environment BUS 110
MGMT 310: Hospitality Management  
MGMT 330: Diversity in Organizations  
PSYCH 303: Human Motivation  
PYSCH 311: Physiological  
PYSCH 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 February 2019