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Degrees - Physical Education and Health

Physical Education and Health - Associate of Arts Degree Area of Emphasis


Courses within the Physical Education and Health area provide a background in the study and practice of recreational activities, physical fitness, healthy lifestyle issues, and sports.

Some university majors within this area include Foods and Nutrition, Health, Kinesiology, and Physical Education.


Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Apply major theories and concepts of health, nutrition and fitness to improve one's overall wellness and to guide others to make healthy lifestyle choices.
  • Direct, practice and organize sports and recreation activities.

Requirements for the Degree

All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Select at least 18 units from the following courses; a minimum of 9 units must be in non-activity courses such as Health Education, Foods and Nutrition, or Exercise Physiology.

Non-activity and Exercise Physiology courses:

  • FN C170, C175
  • HLTH C100, C175
  • PE C189, C190, C190L
Course Group Units
Subtotal 9.0

Activity courses:

  • PE C102, C115, C116, C118A, C118B, C119A, C119B, C121A, C121B, C126A, C126B, C169A, C169B
  • OR any Physical Education activity course numbered C100 or above
Course Group Units
Subtotal 9.0
Subtotal for Area of Emphasis 18.0
Total for Degree 60.0

Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure

Use the link below to view Coastline Community Colleges Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure for this program. These reports provide you, the student, with important information regarding the costs, benefits, and potential employment options of our degree and certificate programs.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

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