Physical Education, Humanities and Social Sciences Area of Concentration, Associate of Arts
This area of concentration is designed to help students transfer to colleges and universities that offer a baccalaureate degree with a major in Physical Education. Beyond the General Education requirements and other degree, program, and elective requirements, this concentration should be considered in light of the requirements of the selected transfer institution. Students should consult with the program coordinator for information about specific requirements.
Upon successful completion of this transfer pattern, students will be able to:
- demonstrate knowledge of the educational goals and objectives of the professional preparation for physical education, exercise science, and sport;
- identify the specialized physical education and sport areas of study including philosophy, history, sociology, sport & exercise psychology, motor development, motor learning, biomechanics, exercise physiology, sports medicine, sport pedagogy, sports management, and adapted physical activity;
- demonstrate competency in writing learning outcomes and lesson plans and apply this knowledge while teaching a movement or skill in a class setting;
- demonstrate knowledge of human anatomy, components of health and sports related fitness, and the guidelines for designing and implementing fitness and sports programs;
- demonstrate competency in fitness and skills in individual sport, team sports, and aquatics; and
- transfer to a 4 year institution as a physical education major, with junior year status.