2023-2024 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    Jun 13, 2024  
2023-2024 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Program Pathway

Physical Education, AS

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The Physical Education Associate in Science degree is designed to develop a strong base of knowledge and skills that will serve as a foundation for further study and/or pursuit of a career. The program prepares students for careers in physical therapy, athletic training, exercise physiology, sports management, motor learning, sports psychology, personal fitness training and sports medicine. Employment opportunities include educational institutions, commercial/corporate health facilities, private and public fitness and sports centers, recreation departments, and working with sports teams.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the skills and knowledge needed for a comprehensive foundation in physical education.
  2. Identify the psychological aspects and dynamics of individual and team sports.
  3. Demonstrate the knowledge to understand and assess the health, fitness, and basic nutritional aspects of physical education.
  4. Understand human anatomy and physiology pertaining to major body systems.

Major Requirements - Core

Complete 6 units

Major Requirements - Restricted Electives

Minimum Major Units Required: 18

Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.

General Education

Complete one of the following general education patterns:

Students are advised to double-count courses in the major to also satisfy general education when possible. Course subject credit will be awarded in satisfaction of major and lower division general education requirements, but the units will only be counted once in computing the total number of units for the degree.

Minimum Degree Units Required: 60

For more information:

Contact the Health and Fitness Transfer and Career Pathway (TrAC)  

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