Physical Education - Exercise Science Option, A.S.
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.
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.
Get the fitness, exercise and wellness background you need to transfer to a four-year institution that will prepare you to work with athletic training and health clubs.View the required courses and curriculum semester-by-semester for Physical Education - Exercise Science Option, A.S.