Physical Education — Fitness Associate in Science Degree


The Physical Education — Fitness Associate in Science Degree is designed to educate students that are entering into the fitness industry or those that are interested in coaching, exercise training and fitness training. This degree requires a total of 18-20 units.

Required Courses (13 units):
ANAT 231 FGeneral Human Anatomy4
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
PE 154 F Fitness Testing with Exercise Prescription3
PE 235 F First Aid, CPR, and Safety Education 13
PE 248 FPsychology of Sport3
(An American Red Cross certification can be substituted at the discretion of the Division. Students must take an additional 3 units from restricted electives.)
Restricted Electives (5-7 units):5-7
Accounting for Small Business3
Foods for Fitness2
Latin Cardiofit (formerly Latin Aerobic Exercise)1
Body Building/Body Development and Weight Lifting1
Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries3
The Body-Mind Connection3
Total Units18-20

Outcome 1: Design their own exercise program.

Outcome 2: Identify athletic injuries and demonstrate the physical remedy for each.

Outcome 3: Demonstrate a working knowledge of how the body’s metabolism is affected by muscle, cardio respiratory, and functional exercise on the body.