Physical Education Pathway

The Associate of Science

Contact Information
Steve Cornelison
(731) 424-3520 ext. 50239

Program and Career Description

The Associate of Science in Physical Education is designed for students wanting to complete the first two years of the bachelor's degree in a community college setting. Our students have the opportunity to work closely with physical education faculty. Careers in the field of physical education typically require a bachelor's degree or higher.

Program Requirements

(Students may require additional Learning Support courses.)

Communication Requirement (All required) 
ENGL 1010 English Composition I
ENGL 1020 English Composition II
COMM 2025 Fundamentals of Communication

Choose THREE Humanities Courses (One must be a literature Course)  
ART 2000 Art History Survey I
ART 2020 Art History Survey II
ART 1035 Intro to Art
COMM 1851 Intro to Film
ENGL 2055 African-American Literature
ENGL 2110 Early American Literature
ENGL 2120 Modern American Literature
ENGL 2210 Early British Literature
ENGL 2220 Modern British Literature
ENGL 2310 Early World Literature
ENGL 2320 Modern World Literature
HUM 1010 Early Humanities
HUM 1020 Modern Humanities
MUS 1030 Introduction to Music
PHIL 1030 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 1040 Introduction to Ethics
THEA 1030 Introduction to Theatre

TWO Social and Behavioral Science Courses
PHED 2050 Health and Wellness
PSYC 1030 General Psychology

Choose TWO History Courses 
HIST 2310 Early World History
HIST 2320 Modern World History
HIST 2010 Early United States History
HIST 2020 Modern United States History

Natural Science Requirement
BIOL 2010 Human Anatomy & Physiology I

Choose ONE Natural Science Course 
BIOL 1110 General Biology I
BIOL 1120 General Biology II
BIOL 1510 Environmental Science I
BIOL 1520 Environmental Science II
BIOL 2020 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
CHEM 1110 General Chemistry I
CHEM 1120 General Chemistry II
GEOL 1040 Physical Geology
PHYS 2010 Non-Calculus Based Physics I
PHYS 2020 Non-Calculus Based Physics II
PHYS 2110 Calculus Based Physics I
PHSY 2120 Calculus Based Physics II
PSCI 1010 Principles of Physical Science
PSCI 1020 Principles of Earth/Space

Mathematics Requirement
MATH 1530 Introductory Statistics

Area of Emphasis Requirements
PHED 2010 First Aid and Safety
PHED 2040 Introduction to Physical Education
PHED 2060 Individual and Team Sports
EDU 201 Foundations of Education
COL 1030 College to Career Navigation
Four (4) Credits General Electives

Students who intend to transfer to UT Martin should take one fine arts class and one humanities class.

Students who intend to transfer to TTU should take an additional natural science general education course to fulfill the four hours of general electives.

The Associate of Science: Physical Education requires 60 college level credits. Some courses have prerequisites and co- requisites.