Program and Course InformationThis program will prepare students to transfer to a four-year college or university that offers a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education with the ultimate goal of teaching Physical Education in a K-12 setting. Through the study of human movement, this program will prepare future professionals to promote high quality physical education and physical activity programs for children. It will provide students with a foundational knowledge on the processes through which individuals obtain optimal wellness, physical skill, and fitness. The program is available for full or part-time enrollment. However, the Physical Education courses must be taken in sequence. All students are encouraged to discuss course selection with the program coordinator. Admission procedures and requirements for entering students, must have a college-level math placement and have completed high school chemistry. Continuing students must have completed MAT007 or equivalent and CHE100. Those who do not fulfill the chemistry requirement should consult the Academic Chair for an alternative course selection. Strong communication skills and an interview through the Admissions Office are required. Spring semester applicants are accepted on a seat-available basis if they have successfully completed BIO130 and consult the Academic Chair. All interested students should consult the Academic Chair.
Suffolk County Community College
Physical Education Studies
533 College Road
Selden, NY 11784