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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 and 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 BIO 115
Physical Science *See Catalog for IAI approved courses
Humanities and Fine Arts (6-9 credit hours)
Humanities and Fine Arts: (Choose at least one Humanities and one Fine Arts) *See Catalog for IAI approved courses
History and Social Science (12 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
Two History Courses** *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.

**As of Academic Catalog 2018-2019, students are required to take one U.S. and one non-U.S. History course. See IAI waiver note.

Major Requirements

Biology Core

Saint Xavier University Moraine Valley Community College Equivalent
BIOL 117: Exercise Physiology Taken at SXU
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 Taken at SXU
PE 381: Sports and Fitness Administration Internship Taken at SXU
PE 391: Sports and Fitness Administration Senior Seminar Taken at SXU
PSYCH 335: Sports Psychology Taken at SXU

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 Taken at SXU
MGMT 370: Organizational Behavior Taken at SXU
MKTG 300: Principles of Marketing Taken at SXU

Electives

Saint Xavier University Moraine Valley Community College Equivalent
Choose two of the following elective courses:
COMM 207: Sports Communication Taken at SXU
ENGL 235: Sports and Literature Taken at SXU
MGMT 223: Legal Environment BUS 110
MGMT 310: Hospitality Management Taken at SXU
MGMT 330: Diversity in Organizations Taken at SXU
PSYCH 303: Human Motivation Taken at SXU
PYSCH 311: Physiological Taken at SXU
PYSCH 341: Health Psychology Taken at SXU
SOC 140: Sociology of Sports Taken at SXU

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 Office of Records and Advising
Phone: 844-GOTO-SXU (844-468-6798)
Email: admission@sxu.edu
Phone: 773-298-3501
Email: advising@sxu.edu


As of February 2019