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General Studies - Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Pathway

Degree Type : General Studies

Length: Four Semesters

The Health, Physical Education, and Recreation pathway is designed to give the student a basic foundation of course work needed to transfer to a four-year college or university to work toward a baccalaureate degree in either a specialized or general physical education curriculum.

NOTES

You must complete a sequence of literature OR a sequence of history, ( i.e. you either need to take two literature classes and one history OR two history classes and one literature class).  Literature and history classes do not have to taken in sequence; in other words, the lower number class does not have to be taken first.

  • If the literature sequence is not chosen, the students must choose 6 SH of Humanities electives from the following programs: ART, HUM, MUS, REL, PHL, THR, or Foreign Language.  A literature course can also be taken as a Humanities and Fine Arts elective.
  • If the history sequence is not chosen, the students must choose 6 SH of Social Science electives from the following programs: ANT, ECO, GEO, POL, PSY or SOC. 

* Placement in MTH112 is based on test scores. See your adviser to determine which math class you need to take. If you did not place into MTH112, ask your adviser to help you develop a modified academic map.

* Placement in ENG101 is based on test scores. See your adviser to determine which English you need to take. If you did not place into ENG101, ask your adviser help you develop a modified academic map.

* Students should consult their transfer institution or the STARS templates. See an academic advisor for assistance.

Semester One

Item # Title Credits
BIO 103 Principles of Biology I 4
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
MTH 112 Precalculus Algebra 3
ORI 101 Orientation to College 1
PED 200 Foundations of Physical Education 3
History Sequence (Part I) + 3
Sub-total Credits 17

Semester Two

Item # Title Credits
BIO 104 Principles of Biology II 4
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
SPH 107 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
HED 221 or HED 224 + 3
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective (I) + 3
Sub-total Credits 16

Semester Three

Item # Title Credits
BIO 201 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
Fine Arts Elective (I) + 3
History Sequence (Part II) + 3
Literature Elective + 3
Physical Education Activity Elective + 1
Sub-total Credits 14

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Semester Four

Item # Title Credits
BIO 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
HED 231 First Aid 3
Physical Education Activity Elective + 1
Social Science Elective + 3
Social Science Elective + 3
Sub-total Credits 14

GRAND TOTAL CREDITS 61

*Depending on the program or course, a student may also be required to purchase certain necessary tools and supplies.

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Thomasville Campus

30755 Highway 43 South
Thomasville, AL 36784

Monroeville Campus

2800 South Alabama Avenue
Monroeville, AL 36460

Jackson Center

235 College Avenue
P.O. Box 2000
Jackson, AL 36545

Gulf Shores Campus

3301 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Gilbertown Campus

251 College Street
P.O. Box 2000
Gilbertown, AL 36908

Fairhope Campus

440 Fairhope Avenue
Fairhope, AL 36532

Brewton Campus

220 Alco Drive
Brewton, AL 36426

Bay Minette Campus

1900 Highway 31 South
Bay Minette, AL 36507

Atmore Campus

6574 AL Hwy 21
Atmore, AL 36502