Physical Education

Centralia College offers two degree tracks for students interested in careers in physical education - one for those intending to be PE teachers and one for those intending to pursue exercise science.

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Bachelor's Degree Option Did you know Centralia College offers an applied bachelor's degree in Teacher Education? Turn your two-year degree into four and a teaching credential in k-8 with an option certification in special education. Learn more about the bachelor's degree in Teacher Education.

Track 1 - Teacher Education

Degree: Associate in Arts
Emphasis: Teacher Education

The Teacher Education plan is designed for students wanting to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree.

The plan is well suited for students preparing for careers in education.

Fall Quarter

  • ENGL& 101 English Composition - 5 credits
  • MATH& 107 Math in Society - 5 credits
  • PE 229 Physical Fitness Concepts - 3 credits
  • PSYC& 100 General Psychology - 5 credits

Winter Quarter

  • CHEM& 121 Introduction to Chemistry - 5 credits
  • ENGL& 102 Composition II - 5 credits
  • NUTR& 101 Nutrition - 5 credits

Spring Quarter

  • BIOL& 170 Human Biology - 5 credits
  • CMST& 220 Public Speaking - 5 credits
  • HLTH 135, 143, or 144 - 2 credits

Fall Quarter

  • BIOL& 241 Human Anatomy & Physiology I - 5 credits
  • HLTH 140 Exercise & Nutrition - 3 credits
  • SOC& 101 Introduction to Sociology - 5 credits

Winter Quarter

  • BIOL& 242 Human Anatomy & Physiology II - 5 credits
  • EDUC& 201 Introduction to Education - 3 credits
  • EDUC 202 Classroom Observation - 2 credits
  • HLTH 130 Health & Wellness - 3 credits

Spring Quarter

  • HLTH 154 First Aid/CPR - 1 credit
  • PSYC& 200 Lifespan Psychology - 5 credits
  • Humanities Distribution - 5 credits
  • Social Science Distribution - 5 credits

 

Track 2 - Exercise Science

Degree: Associate in Arts
Emphasis: Exercise Science

The Associate in Arts degree with an emphasis in Exercise Science is designed for students wanting to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree. This educational plan is well suited for students preparing for a career in exercise science.

Fall Quarter

  • ENGL& 101 English Composition I - 5 credits
  • MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics - 5 credits
  • PSYC& 100 General Psychology - 5 credits

Winter Quarter

  • CHEM& 121 Introduction to Chemistry - 5 credits
  • ENGL& 102 Composition II - 5 credits
  • NUTR& 101 Nutrition - 5 credits

Spring Quarter

  • BIOL& 170 Human Biology - 5 credits
  • CMST& 220 Public Speaking - 5 credits
  • PE 229 Physical Fitness Concepts - 3 credits
  • Humanities Distribution - 5 credits

Fall Quarter

  • BIOL& 241 Human Anatomy & Physiology I - 5 credits
  • HLTH 140 Exercise & Nutrition - 3 credits
  • HLTH 154 First Aid/CPR - 1 credit
  • SOC& 101 Introduction to Sociology - 5 credits

Winter Quarter

  • BIOL& 242 Human Anatomy & Physiology II - 5 credits
  • HLTH 130 Health & Wellness - 3 credits
  • PSYC& 220 Abnormal Psychology - 5 credits

Spring Quarter

  • CHEM& 131 Introduction to Organic/Biochemistry - 5 credits
  • Humanities Distribution - 5 credits
  • Social Science Distribution - 5 credits