Oct 18, 2019  
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog 
    
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health, Physical Education, and Sports Medicine - A.S.


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The Health, Physical Education and Sports Medicine degree is focused on developing students an understanding exercise science as it relates to the physical and mental well-being of each individual and ways to improve lifestyle of themselves and others. The Health, Physical Education and Sports  Medicine program is for students planning to continue their education to earn a bachelor's degree in the field of Health, Physical Education and Sports Medicine.

Transfer Options
The University Parallel Degree program is designed for transfer to universities offering a Baccalaureate degree.  Contact your advisor for additional information.

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Must include at least one Literature) Credits: (9)

History Credits


Choose six credits from the following options:

Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


  • Physical Education Activity (PHED course) Credits: (1)

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Computer Literacy Requirement


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for Computer Literacy Requirements

Career and Salary Information


Career Median Level Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Level Salary with Bachelor Degree
Physical Education Teacher $46,600 $63,600
Personal Trainer $31,700 $51,600
Exercise Physiologist $42,300 $67,900
Athletic Trainer $41,000 $59,000

Career and salary information taken from http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-2056.00.  Check out this website for additional information about education requirements and preferred work styles and abilities for these careers.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • History (Choose from list above) Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)


  • History (Choose from list above) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts ( Literature - See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (14)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Physical Education Activity (PHED Course) Credits: (1)

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