Physical Education & Exercise Science

Associate in Science (A.S.)

Curriculum Requirements

As a student in this program, you are required to complete a minimum of 60-64 credit hours with a grade point average of no lower than C (2.0). For this degree program, you must successfully complete the following:

Program Core

  • BIO 110 Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology and BIO 110L Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab OR BIO 171 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BIO 172 Human Anatomy and Physiology II OR HPE 212 Health
  • HPE 110 Physical Conditioning
  • HPE 117 Basic Weight Training
  • HPE 136 Introduction to Adventure Learning
  • HPE 187 Introduction to Physical Education and Coaching
  • HPE 190 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
  • HPE 227 Physiology of Exercise
  • 3 credits of Health/Physical Education Elective(s) (HPE)
  • NS 115 Introduction to Nutrition

General Education

  • ENG 101 Composition I
  • ENG 103 Composition II
  • SUNY General Education approved course in Basic Communication: Oral
  • 2 credit hours Computing Science (CSC) Electives
  • MAT 121 Introductory Statistics I
  • PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 205 Adolescent Psychology OR PSY 225 Child Psychology OR EDU 200 Foundations of Education
  • SUNY General Education approved course in Humanities OR The Arts
  • SUNY General Education approved course in World (Foreign) Language
  • SUNY General Education approved course from one of the following categories:
    • American History
    • Western Civilization
    • Other World Civilizations
  • 5-8 credits General Electives

*Note* Below are examples to fulfill the general electives requirement:

  • CDC 102 Concepts of Chemical Dependency I
  • CHM 121 General Chemistry I
  • CHM 122 General Chemistry II
  • EDU 200 Foundations of Education
  • 1 credit hour HPE Elective
  • HPE 122 Concepts of Wellness
  • HPE 170 Introduction to Logging Sports
  • HPE 212 Health
  • HPE 230 Philosophy, Principles, and Organization of Athletics in Education
  • HPE 231 Theory and Techniques of Coaching
  • HPE 232 Health Sciences Applied to Coaching
  • HPE 242 Lifeguarding
  • HPE 260 Kinetics of Exercise and Sport
  • HPE 270 Fitness Assessment and Program Design
  • HPE Intercollegiate Sport
  • MAT 152 Pre-Calculus (Survey of Functions II) OR MAT 271 Calculus I
  • NS 220 Sports Nutrition
  • SOC 210 Race and Ethnicity
  • SOC 230 Sex and Gender
  • SSC 150 Human Sexuality
SUNY General Education Electives

For information on which courses fulfill SUNY General Education Electives and for information on transferring to a four-year school, visit www.flcc.edu/academics/transfer-guidelines.