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BC3 Academic Catalog: 2019-2020 
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physical Education - Exercise Science Option, A.S.

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Physical Education Exercise Science Option (110A)
Associate in Science Degree

The Associate in Science Degree in Physical Education provides the first two years of a four-year baccalaureate degree for students interested in continuing their studies at a four-year institution of their choice.

This option is designed to prepare students as fitness/exercise specialists in a variety of physical fitness/health enhancement programs. Employment opportunities are available in YMCAs, hospital based wellness programs, health spas, and fitness clubs.

Program Competencies 

The student/graduate will be able to:

  • Identify specific wellness behaviors attributed to not only lowering the risk of a disease or disorder, but also preventing it.
  • Apply healthy eating habits to personal dietary plans.
  • Initiate a healthy/physical lifestyle by improving personal fitness scores.

Minimum - 65 credits

Second Semester (17)


 1 Student must take two one-credit courses to total 2 credits.

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