Jan 21, 2020
Associate of Arts (A.A.) in Humanities and Social Sciences
Transfer Pattern – Physical Education
General Education - 28-31* Credits
*One of the three-credit General Education courses must be a Diversity course
General Education Requirements:
General Education Electives:
(Choose courses in each category from the list of approved General Education courses .)
- Social and Behavioral Sciences (Must be from discipline other than PSYC) 3 Credits.
- Mathematics 3-5 Credits.
- Physical Sciences (Must be from a science other than Biology) 3-4 Credits.
- Information Technology 3 Credits.
Program Requirements - 28 Credits
**These courses may also be used as a General Education Elective
Choose one from this list:
** These courses may also be used as a General Education Elective.
Other Electives - 4-6 Credits
Choose from the following list:
***maximum of two courses in aquatics
Total Credits Required for Degree: ****60 min.
****A new college orientation requirement, completion of the one-credit ACDV 101 course, Transitioning to College, went into effect spring 2010. If you are a credit student who is new to college (meaning you have not successfully completed college coursework at another institution(s)), you are required to take ACDV 101 during your first semester at CCBC, thereby increasing the number of credits required for the degree to a minimum of 61 credits. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) in order for this requirement to be waived.
Transfer Pattern Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this transfer pattern, students will be able to:
- demonstrate knowledge of the educational goals and objectives of the professional preparation for physical education, exercise science, and sport;
- identify the specialized physical education and sport areas of study including philosophy, history, sociology, sport & exercise psychology, motor development, motor learning, biomechanics, exercise physiology, sports medicine, sport pedagogy, sports management, and adapted physical activity;
- demonstrate competency in writing learning outcomes and lesson plans and apply this knowledge while teaching a movement or skill in a class setting;
- demonstrate knowledge of human anatomy, components of health and sports related fitness, and the guidelines for designing and implementing fitness and sports programs;
- demonstrate competency in fitness and skills in individual sport, team sports, and aquatics; and
- transfer to a 4 year institution as a physical education major, with junior year status.
Transfer Pattern Description:
This degree pattern is designed to help students transfer to colleges and universities that offer a baccalaureate degree with a major in Physical Education. Beyond the General Education requirements and other degree, program, and elective requirements, this pattern should be considered in light of the requirements of the selected transfer institution. Students should consult with a transfer coordinator or an advisor for information about specific requirements.