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Health/Physical Education (AOC)

Tommie Reams, Director of Athletics, Physical Education and Health
Gymnasium 164

This transfer pattern is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university with a major in health/physical education but are uncertain as to the transfer institution. The courses included in this program closely parallel the first two years of a health/physical education major at many four-year institutions.

This is a transfer program and is designed to enable students to transfer to a four-year college or university. Check with your advisor and the Advising Center staff as soon as possible to ensure specific course transferability.

In order for a student to receive a degree in health and physical education, you must complete a bachelor's degree through a four-year university.

Successful completion of this program qualifies a student to apply for an Associate of Science degree in Arts and Sciences - Area of Concentration in Health/Physical Education.

Required Physical Education Courses

Beginning Weight Training (Co-Ed)
Intermediate Weight Training (Co-Ed)
Personal Wellness
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid
Integrated Health and Physical Education
Intramural and Sports Officiating
Introduction to Physical Education
Foundations of Training I
Foundations of Training II
Fundamentals of Health and Physical Education

Required General Courses

General Biology I
Fundamentals of Nutrition
Anatomy and Physiology of the Human I
Anatomy and Physiology of the Human II
English Composition I
General Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Speech Communication

Required Elective Courses

Please consult with your advisor or the Advising Center staff for selecting appropriate elective courses for graduation.


English Elective - 3 credits

Humanities Elective - 3 credits

Mathematic Elective - 3 credits


Biological Science 101 (General Biology I) 4
English 101 (English Composition I) 3
Humanities Elective 3
Mathematics Elective 3
Physical Education 145 (Personal Wellness) 2
Total: 15
Biological Science 114 (Fundamentals of Nutrition) 3
English Elective 3
Physical Education 154 (Integrated Health and Physical Education) 3
Psychology 101 (General Psychology) 3
Speech 101 (Speech Communication) 3
Total: 15
Biological Science 207 (Anatomy and Physiology of the Human I) 4
Physical Education 113 (Beginning Weight Training (Co-Ed)) 1
Physical Education 153 (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid) 2
Physical Education 203 (Intramurals and Sports Officiating) 3
Physical Education 204 (Introduction to Physical Education) 3
Physical Education 209 (Foundations of Training I) 3
Total: 16
Biological Science 208 (Anatomy and Physiology of the Human II) 4
Physical Education 130 (Intermediate Weight Training (Co-Ed)) 1
Physical Education 210 (Foundations of Training II) 3
Physical Education 212 (Fundamentals of Health and Physical Education) 3
Sociology 101 (Introduction to Sociology) 3
Total: 14
Total Credit Hours: 60

PROGRAM NOTE: Students interested in teaching Physical Education should take Education 100, 201 and 204 as electives.

NOTE: All courses specifically identified by course number are graduation requirements for this program.