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  • Physical Education

    Physical Education

    The Physical Education major is designed for students who want to teach the theory and fundamentals of physical fitness and activity in a school, community or corporate setting. Careers as physical education teachers, coaches, and health and fitness instructors are some of the many choices open to those who choose this major.

    Course Sequence

    Physical Education

    MAJOR (28 CREDITS) Credits
    SFL 111
    Introduction to Sport, Fitness and Exercise
    3
    SFL 174
    History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity
    3
    SFL 170
    First Aid and Safety/CPR/AED
    3
    SFL 260
    Fundamentals of Physical Fitness and Conditioning
    3
    SFL 234
    Nutrition and Food Science
    3
    SFL THEORY/ELECTIVE
    One SFL Theory and Practice Elective from the following: SFL 185, SFL 186, SFL 187, SFL 188
    3
    -
    One SFL Theory and Practice Elective (3cr)
    -
    SFL 185
    Fitness Instruction: Theory and Practice
    3
    SFL 186
    Individual Sports: Theory and Practice
    3
    SFL 187
    Team Sports: Theory and Practice
    3
    SFL 188
    Fundamentals of Coaching
    3
    BIO 172
    Human Anatomy and Physiology II
    4
    PSY 111
    General Psychology
    3
    EDU 103
    Foundations of Education
    3
    CORE (28 CREDITS) Credits
    ENG 111
    Composition I
    3
    ENG 112
    Composition II
    3
    SPC 101
    Communication Fundamentals
    3
    MTH 150
    Foundations of Quantitative Reasoning
    3
    BIO 171
    Human Anatomy and Physiology I
    4
    ART ELECTIVE
    Core Distribution Arts Elective
    3
    HUMANITIES ELECTIVE
    Humanities Elective
    3
    NATURAL SCIENCE AND MATH ELECTIVE
    Natural Sciences and Mathematics Elective
    3
    SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE
    Social Sciences Elective
    3
    ELECTIVES (6 CREDITS) Credits
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    Elective - Open
    3
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    Elective - Open
    3
    TOTAL CREDITS: 62 Credits

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