Oct 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

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


For more information on this program, contact the Social Science and Education division at 615-230-3231.

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.

All students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP) to meet graduation requirements. More information can be found at https://www.volstate.edu/testing.

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)


Career and Salary Information


The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website http://www.onetonline.org or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements. Salaries are not guaranteed.

Career Median Level Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Level Salary with Bachelor Degree
Physical Education Teacher $31,440 $60,150
Personal Trainer $18,590 $39,190
Exercise Physiologist $33,100 $44,080
Athletic Trainer $28,970 $42,940

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.

Degree Works, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the Degree Works audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

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)