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Physical Education

The Physical Education curriculum is designed to provide the opportunity to achieve an associate degree in the student's area of specialization. While a baccalaureate degree is recommended preparation for those considering professional careers in this field, the completion of this suggested program will demonstrate commitment to the field and provide comprehensive preparation for upper division work.

Associate Degree

Refer to the General Education Requirements for specific information regarding general education, unit, and scholarship requirements.  Completion of the following program requirements, in addition to the general education and college requirements, qualifies the student for an associate degree.

Course Number



BIO 32

General Human Anatomy


BIO 35

Human Physiology



Basic Nutrition


PE 40

Introduction to Physical Education


PE 46

Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries


PE Activity Course

Four units taken from list below (must be four different courses)





Activity courses: PE 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25AB, 26, 51, 52

Recommended electives: EA 31, PE 34, 38, 44A, 45A, 45B, 48, 55, 57, PSYCH 1 

Students who have selected the particular four-year college to which they eventually wish to transfer should use the college catalog of that institution as the principle guide for determining the first two years of their program.

ASSIST is a computerized student-transfer information system that can be accessed over the World Wide Web. It displays reports of how course credits earned at one California college or university can be applied when transferred to another. ASSIST is the official repository of articulation for California’s colleges and universities and therefore provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available about student transfer in California. ASSIST is available at www.assist.org.