Physical Education, Associate of Arts (AA): Athletic/Personal Fitness Training Emphasis
Associate Degree Graduation Requirements
Complete all of the following:
- All Department Requirements listed below with a “C” or better or “P” in each course (at least 20% of the department requirements must be completed through SBCC).
- One of the following three General Education options:
- A total of 60 degree-applicable units (SBCC courses numbered 100 and higher).
- Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all units attempted at SBCC.
- Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all college units attempted.
- A total of 15 units through SBCC.
|BMS 107||Human Anatomy||4|
|BMS 108||Human Physiology||4|
|BMS 128||Human Nutrition||3|
|HE 103||Responding to Medical Emergencies||3|
|HE 104||Introduction to Athletic Injuries||3|
|HE 108||Advanced Assessment And Treatment Of Athletic Injuries||3|
|HE 213||Concepts in Health and Physical Fitness||3|
|HE 220||Fundamentals Of Exercise Testing And Fitness Instruction||3|
|PE 200||Introduction to Kinesiology||3|
|PE 290||Work Experience in Physical Education/Health Education||1-4|
|or PE 295||Internship in Physical Education/Health Education|
|Select 6-8 units of Controlled Electives from the following:||6-8|
or CHEM 104
|Fundamentals Of General, Organic And Biological Chemistry|
or PSY 100H
|General Psychology, Honors|
|Select 3 courses of Controlled Physical Education Activities from the following: 1|
|PE 143A||Integrated Training: Beginning||1.5|
|Aerobic Conditioning - Select one from the following:||1.5|
|Beginning Spinning For Fitness|
|Body Conditioning Boot Camp: Beginning|
|Swimming For Conditioning: Beginning|
|Beginning Cardio Boxing|
|Beginning Walking/Jogging for Fitness|
|Intermediate Walking/Jogging for Fitness|
|Ocean Swimming: Beginning|
|Running for Conditioning|
|Flexibility - Select one from the following:||1.5|
|Pilates Mat Fitness|
|Stretching And Relaxation|
|Beginning Fitness Yoga|
|Intermediate Fitness Yoga|
PE 143 is required along with one course from the aerobic conditioning group and one from the flexibility group.
The degree emphasis in Athletic/Personal Fitness Training prepares students to transfer to a four-year university and major in kinesiology, with an emphasis in Athletic Training or Sports Medicine. The practicum hours completed may count toward certification as an athletic trainer.
- Articulate the differences between Physical Education and Athletics.
- Recognize the potential for service to the individual, community and society provided by Physical Education and Athletics.
- Demonstrate knowledge of functional anatomy, physiology and biomechanics, and properly demonstrate proficiency in a variety of physical activity skills.
- Explain the appropriate course of treatment for each of the most common sports injuries.
- Identify the factors that contribute to an evaluation of an injury and determine the treatment plan for safe return to sport participation.
- Demonstrate and implement rehabilitative exercises appropriate to each sport.
- Assess motivational readiness for client exercise and develop effective strategies for health behavior change consistent with the stages of the Transtheoretical Model of motivational readiness.
- Develop appropriate physical training programs for children, adults and special needs populations,based on demonstrated knowledge of coronary risk factor analysis and exercise prescription standards defined by NASM / ACSM.
- Administer appropriate practical physical fitness and muscular balance assessments.
- Demonstrate academic competencies sufficient to pass professional certification exams consistent with entry-level positions in the health and fitness industry.
- Demonstrate effective communication skills to lead individual and group fitness training sessions.
Make an appointment with your SBCC academic counselor through Starfish to create a Student Education Plan that reflects a recommended course sequence for this program that is tailored to your individual needs.