Physical Education and Exercise Science

Curriculum Requirements

As a student in this program, you are required to complete a minimum of 64 credit hours with a grade point average of no lower than C (2.0). For this degree program, you must successfully complete the following:

Humanities

  • ENG 101 Composition I
  • ENG 102 Introduction to Literature
  • COM 110 Public Speaking
  • 3 credit hours of SUNY General Education approved World (Foreign) Language

Social Science

  • PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 205 Adolescent Psychology OR PSY 225 Child Psychology
  • 3 credit hours of SUNY General Education approved History (HIS) Elective

Mathematics

  • MAT 121 Introductory Statistics I

Science

  • BIO 110 Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • BIO 171 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BIO 172 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • NS 115 Introduction to Nutrition

Information Management

  • 3 credit hours of Computing Science (CSC) Elective*

Health/Physical Education

  • HPE 110 Physical Conditioning
  • HPE 117 Basic Weight Training
  • HPE 187 Introduction to Physical Education and Coaching
  • HPE 190 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
  • HPE 212 Health
  • HPE 227 Physiology of Exercise
  • HPE 242 Lifeguarding

Choose two credit hours from the following:

  • HPE 102 Basic Rhythms
  • HPE 122 Concepts of Wellness
  • HPE 107 Golf
  • HPE 108 Badminton
  • HPE 115 Tennis
  • HPE 116 Racquetball
  • HPE 140 Beginning Swimming
  • HPE Intercollegiate Sport

Electives

  • EDU 200 Foundations of Education OR HPE 260 Kinetics of Exercise and Sport
Notes

* The specific course will be determined by the advisor based on the student's background in computers.

SUNY General Education Electives

For information on which courses fulfill SUNY General Education Electives and for information on transferring to a four-year school, visit www.flcc.edu/academics/transfer-guidelines.