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Physical Education

Education/Sports Medicine Option

Sports Management Option

Program Learning Outcomes: After completing the Physical Education major a student will be able to:

  • list and describe 5 career options available in the field of physical education.
  • explain the importance of lifetime fitness in today’s society.
  • discuss the concentration area (option) that is their major emphasis of study.
    1. a. History
    2. b. Role within the work setting
    3. c. Skill demonstration if appropriate (athletic training)
  • select a sport and explain an appropriate tournament format or describe the basic skills required to participate in that sport.

Contact:

(408) 848-4876

pe@gavilan.edu

Physical Education A.A. Degree Education/Sports Medicine Option

Students completing the major will have satisfied requirements for Biological Science List 1 and the Physical Education Activity classes in the general education requirements for the A.A. degree.

Career options: Teaching, sports medicine, parks and recreation departments, fitness centers.

REMINDER: Courses completed to satisfy general education requirements cannot be used in the major unless so specified and are beyond the 18 unit limit.

AH 30 Standard First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 2 units

PE 2 Introduction to Physical Education 3 units

PE 3 Introduction to Athletic Training 4 units

PE 5 Individual and Dual Sports 3 units

BIO 15* Survey of Anatomy and Physiology 5 units

Choose one of the following:

PE 1 Orientation for Student Athlete Success (2 units)

PE 6 Games and Rhythms for Children (3 units)

PE 7 Theory of Sports Management (3 units)

PE 9 Fundamentals of Soccer (2 units)

PE 10 Fundamentals of Softball (2 units)

PE 11 Fundamentals of Baseball (2 units)

PE 12 Fundamentals of Football (2 units) PE 14 Fundamentals of Basketball (2 units) HE 1** Health Education (3 units) 2-3 units Physical Education Activity Courses - A minimum of 8 units from at least 5 different activities (may include Intercollegiate Athletics) 8 units Total Units Required for Major: 27-28 UNITS Plus completion of general education requirements units vary Total Units Required for A.A.: minimum of 60 UNITS

* Will satisfy majors prerequisite at most 4-year institutions. Students planning to transfer should consult with a counselor.

**HE 1 can be used to satisfy general education and the major requirements.

Physical Education A.A. Degree Sports Management Option

Students completing the major will have satisfied requirements for the Physical Education Activity classes in the general education requirements for the A.A. degree.

Career options: Working with professional sports teams, fitness centers and college sports teams.

REMINDER: Courses completed to satisfy general education requirements cannot be used in the major unless so specified and beyond the 18 unit limit.

* HE 1 can be used to satisfy general education and the major requirements.

AH 30 Standard First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 2 units PE 2 Introduction to Physical Education 3 units PE 3 Introduction to Athletic Training 4 units PE 5 Individual and Dual Sports 3 units PE 7 Theory of Sports Management 3 units Choose one of the following: PE 1 Orientation for Student Athlete Success (2 units) PE 6 Games and Rhythms for Children (3 units) PE 9 Fundamentals of Soccer (2 units) PE 10 Fundamentals of Softball (2 units) PE 11 Fundamentals of Baseball (2 units) PE 12 Fundamentals of Football (2 units) PE 14 Fundamentals of Basketball (2 units) HE 1* Health Education (3 units) MKTG 100 Principles of Marketing (3 units) 2-3 units Physical Education Activity Courses - A minimum of 8 units from at least 5 different activities (may include Intercollegiate Athletics) 8 units Total Units Required for Major: 25-26 UNITS Plus completion of general education requirements units vary Total Units Required for A.A.: minimum of 60 UNITS