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Health & Physical Education

Health and Physical Education

The Physical Education Department is located on the Decatur Campus in the Carlton Kelley Gymnasium (click here to see campus maps). The office hours are Monday - Friday, 7:45 a.m. until 4:15 p.m.

About the Program

This program is for those who plan to transfer to senior institutions and pursue a B.S. degree in physical education or related fields. Students using this as a guide toward a four-year program are strongly recommended to contact the senior institution for transferability and satisfaction of prerequisites in the specific program.

General Education Core Requirements:

  • ENG 101 English Composition I - 3 
  • ENG 102 English Composition II – 3
  • Literature Sequence – 6
  • Math 110 Finite Math OR MTH 112 Precalculus Algebra - 3
  • SPH 107 Fundamentals of Public Speaking - 3
  • Fine Arts Elective - 3
  • BIO 103 Principles of Biology I - 4
  • BIO 201 Human Anatomy and Physiology I - 4
  • History Sequence - 6
  • *Social & Behavioral Science Electives - 6

*Recommend: Economics, Psychology and/or Sociology

Total - 41

Major Course Requirements:

  • CIS Elective(s) (CIS 146 or higher) - 3
  • HED 221 Personal Health - 3
  • HED 222 Community Health - 3
  • HED 226 Wellness OR PED 100 Fundamentals of Fitness - 3
  • HED 230 Safety and First Aid OR HED 231 First Aid - 3
  • PED 200 Foundations of Physical Education - 3
  • PED 120 Techniques of Dual and Individual Sports - 2
  • PED -- Rhythms - 1
  • PED -- Team Sport - 1
  • PED -- Fitness Activity (PED 105, 118, OR 119) - 1

Total - 23

Total General and Major Course Credits - 64

For more information about this program, call or write:

Dr. Nancy Keenum
Calhoun Community College
P.O. Box 2216
Decatur, AL 35609
(256) 306-2850

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