PHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH SCIENCES
+ ASSOCIATE OF ARTS

REQUIRED CORE CURRICULUM COMPONENTS CREDIT HRS
1. Communications (9 hours)
ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302 6
SPCH 1315 or SPCH 1318 3
2. Mathematics (3 hours)
MATH 1314 or MATH 1332 3
3. Natural Sciences (8 hours)
Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Geology* 8
4. Humanities & Visual and Performing Arts (6 hours)
ARTS 1301, DRAM 1310, MUSI 1310, or MUSI 1306 3
Sophomore Literature 3
5. Social & Behavioral Sciences (15 hours)
HIST 1301 and HIST 1302 or HIST 2301 6
GOVT 2305 and GOVT 2306 6
PSYC 2301 or SOCI 1301 3
6. Institutionally Designated Option (3 hours)
COSC 1301 or COSC 1315 3
Total Hours
44
OTHER REQUIRED COURSES
7. STSU 0X00 – Student Development 0 0
*PHED – Activity Courses (1100 – 1152, 2100 – 2150) 2
PHED 1301 – Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport 3
PHED 1304 – Personal and Community Health 3
Choose a minimum of 8 hours from the following course groups based on proposed Bachelors program: Health Education, Physical Education (Teaching/Coaching), OR Physical Education (non-teaching/Pre-PT/Athletic Training)
Health Education

PHED 1306 – First Aid for Health Emergencies

3

PHED 1346 – Drug Use and Abuse

3

PHED 2370 – Health Concepts for Young Children
Physical Education – Teaching/Coaching

3
Physical Education – Teaching/Coaching
PHED 1331 – Physical Education for Elementary Ed Majors
3
PHED 1308/1309/1310 – Sports Officiating I/II/III
3
PHED 1321/1322/1323 – Coaching: Major Sports I/II/III
3
PHED 1338 – Concepts of Physical Fitness 3
Physical Education – Non-teaching (Pre-PT)/Athletic Training
PHED 1166 – Emergency Care
1
PHED 1346 – Drug Use and Abuse
3
PHED 1338 – Concepts of Physical Fitness
3
PHED 2156 – Taping and Bandaging (concurrent with PHED 2356)
1
PHED 2356 – Care/Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3
3
Minimum Total Hours from PHED
16
* Available Physical Activity courses are offered each semester