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Catalog 2015-16 
Catalog 2015-16 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physical Education, Humanities and Social Sciences Transfer Pattern

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Associate of Arts (A.A.) in Humanities and Social Sciences
Transfer Pattern – Physical Education

Semester Sequence

This is a suggested full-time schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits. Refer to the College catalog for specific requirements in selecting General Education courses .

Fall Semester Year 1*

Spring Semester Year 1

Fall Semester Year 2

Spring Semester Year 2

  • 4 Credit(s).
  • Gen. Ed. Elective - Behavioral and Social Sciences 3 Credits. (must be a Diversity class)
  • Gen. Ed. Elective - Information Technology 3 Credits.
  • Program Elective 1-2 Credits.

General Education Requirements and Electives - 34-36 Credits

General Education Electives:

Choose courses in each category from the list of approved General Education Courses. One course must be a Diversity course.

Students must have at least 60 credits for an associate degree. Students who choose to take 3 credits of Mathematics and 7 credits of Biological and Physical Sciences, rather than 4 and 8, may need to take an additional class in order to reach at least 60 credits.

  • Arts & Humanities (use Critical Thinking requirement) 3 Credits.
  • Biological and Physical Sciences (CHEM or PHYS) 3-4 Credits.
  • Information Technology 3 Credits.
  • Mathematics 3-4 Credits.
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences (must be a diversity course) 3 Credits.

Program Requirements and Electives - 30-32 Credits

Total Credits Required for Degree: 60 min.


*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed college coursework at other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101  in the first semester at CCBC. This is a 1-credit class, and it does not count towards the number of credits required for a degree or certificate. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) for this requirement to be waived.


**These classes also fulfill General Education Electives.

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.

Transfer Pattern Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this transfer pattern, students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate knowledge of the educational goals and objectives of the professional preparation for physical education, exercise science, and sport;
  2. 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;
  3. demonstrate competency in writing learning outcomes and lesson plans and apply this knowledge while teaching a movement or skill in a class setting;
  4. demonstrate knowledge of human anatomy, components of health and sports related fitness, and the guidelines for designing and implementing fitness and sports programs;
  5. demonstrate competency in fitness and skills in individual sport, team sports, and aquatics; and
  6. transfer to a 4 year institution as a physical education major, with junior year status.

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