Physical Education Studies

Program Information

Degree Type: AS
Program Code: PEDS
Hegis Code: 5608.00
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The AS in Physical Education Studies is designed to prepare students for transfer into a baccalaureate program. The program will provide students with the ability to become effective communicators and leaders in teaching or coaching environments.

Through a combination of activity and physical education anatomy/physiology coursework. students will be able (1) apply scholarship and practice of different movement forms of enhance movement competence, (2) apply theoretical and scientific knowledge to areas of personal fitness, healthy lifestyles, sport or therapeutic rehabilitation, (3) effectively communicate essential theories and ethical considersations of physical education and (4) demonstrate athletic proficiency in a variety of applications. This degree will support transfer to a variety of baccalaureate institutions for future employment in the areas of physical education, health education, fitness instruction, coaching ans sports science.

Cr. Course Title Course Code
1-2 Freshman Experience HRD100 HRD100A or HRD110
3 Introduction to College Writing ENG101
3 SUNY Gen Ed Basic Communication  ENG102, ENG103, ENG104, ENG105, ENG106, ENG107, ENG108, ENG109 or ENG110
4 Introductory Statistics and Probability MAT127 (Prereq Required)
4 Anatomy and Physiology I BIO107   (Prereq Required)
4 Anatomy and Physiology II BIO108   (Prereq Required)
3 General Psychology PSY101
3 SUNY GEN ED Western Civilization  
3 SUNY GEN ED American History  
3 SUNY GEN ED The Arts, SUNY GEN ED Foreign Language or SUNY GEN ED Humanities Liberal Arts and Sciences  
3 Introduction to Physical Education PED105
3 Athletic Training I PED106
3 Philosophy, Principles and Organization of Athletics in Education PED210 (Spring Only)
2 Theory and Techniques of Coaching

PED212 (Fall only)

3 College Health HED103
2 First Aid and Safety HED104
6 PED Activity Credits  
11 Athletic Training, Coaching/Health and Physical Education Teaching, Fitness & Performance or Adventure Sports course concentrations recommended  
64 Minimum credits required for graduation  

 

Recommended First Year
First Semester
1-2 HRD100, HRD100A or HRD110
3 ENG101
3 PED105
3 HED103
2 PED212
1 PED activity course
3 SUNY Gen Ed The Arts, SUNY GEN ED Foreign Language or SUNY GEN ED Humanities Liberal Arts and Sciences
Second Semester
3 ENG102 - ENG110
3 PSY101
2 HED104
3 PED210
1 PED activity course
4 MAT127
Recommended Second Year
Third Semester
3 SUNY GEN ED American History
4 BIO107
3 PED106
3 Recommended Focus Area elective - See Note 1
3 Recommended Focus Area elective - See Note 1
2 PED activity course
Fourth Semester
3 SUNY GEN ED Western Civilization
4 BIO108
2 PED activity course
3 Recommended Focus Area elective - See Note 1
2 Recommended Focus Area elective - See Note 1

NOTES:

1.  Physical Education Focus Areas:

COURSES TARGETING SPECIFIC FOCUS AREAS
Athletic Training Coaching/Health & Physical Education Adventure Sports Fitness & Performance

PED206 Athletic Training II

HRD178 Applied Internship

-Athletic Training

 

BIO115 Human Sexuality

PED211 Health Science for Coaching (Summer only)

 

PED152 Challenge Course I

PED162 Challenge Course II (Spring only)

PED165 Rock Climbing I

PED166 Rock Climbing II

AVS102 Basic River and Backwater Canoeing

AVS221 Challenge Course Facilitation

HED108 Wilderness First Responder

 

PED109 Fitness and Conditioning

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Choose any PED Activity in areas of Golf, Volleyball,  Lifetime Wellness, Yoga, Aerobic Fitness, Weight Training, Tai Chi and/or Recreational Cycling

 

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