2020-2021 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    Mar 28, 2023  
2020-2021 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Physical Education, AS

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

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

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

Major Requirements - Restricted Electives

Complete 18 units

Area C

Complete 8 units selected from:

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 Major Units Required: 18

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

Minimum Degree Units Required: 60

For more information:

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