Feb 26, 2024
The Major in Physical Education 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
- Program completers will understand human anatomy and physiology pertaining to major body systems.
- Program completers with have the knowledge to understand and assess the health, fitness, and basic nutritional aspects of physical aspects of physical education.
- Program completers will identify the psychological aspects and dynamics of individual and team sports.
- Program completers will have the skills and knowledge needed to transfer to university level programs with a comprehensive foundation in physical 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.
Major Requirements - Restricted Electives
Complete 18 units
Complete 6 units selected from:
Complete 4 units selected from:
Complete 8 units selected from:
Minimum Major Units Required: 18
Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.
Minimum Degree Units Required: 60