Prairie State College

PSC 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 Prairie State College (PSC) 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

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Communication (9 credit hours)
ENG 101 ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing
ENG 102 ENGL 188: English Transfer Elective
COMM 101 COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals
Mathematics (3-4 credit hours)
MATH 155 MATH 131: Finite Math
Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 credit hours)
BIOL 108 (Life Science) BIOL 200 Human Biology
Choose IAI approved course/s Physical Science
Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credit hours)**
Choose IAI approved course/s **Students have the opportunity to satisfy 6 credit hours from the Humanities/Fine Arts General Education at SXU by completing PHIL 150 and a religious studies course.
Social and Behavioral Science (9 credit hours)
Choose two Social Sciences from at least two different disciplines
PSYCH 101 PSYCH 101: Intro to Psychology
ECON 202 ECON 201: Micro Economics
Choose IAI approved course/s Choose additional Social and Behavioral Science
Diversity Studies (3 credit hours)
*See note for IAI waivers Cultures Within the U.S.
Global Studies (3 credit hours)
*See note for IAI waivers Cultures Outside the U.S.
*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.

Major Requirements

Biology Core

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PES 265 BIOL 117: Exercise Physiology
BIOL 108 BIOL 200: Human Biology

Behavioral Kinesthetics Core

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HLTH 101 PE 112: Health and Fitness
PES 230 PE 124: Health and Nutrition
  EXSC 130: Intro to Exercise Science
PES 250 EXSC 319: Kinesiology
  SFA 381: Sports and Fitness Administration Internship
  SFA 391: Sports and Fitness Administration Capstone Project
  PSYCH 335: Sports Psychology

Administration Core

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BUS 131 ACCT 210: Financial Accounting
ECON 202 ECON 201: Microeconomics
  MGMT 360: Human Resources Management
BUS 241 MGMT 370: Organizational Behavior
BUS 251 MKTG 300: Principles of Marketing


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Choose two of the following elective courses:
  COMM 207: Sports Communication
  ENGL 235: Sports and Literature
BUS 210 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.


Office of Admission Transfer Student Services Center
Phone: 844-GOTO-SXU (844-468-6798)
Phone: 773-298-3510

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