Move well and move often to maintain your body’s ability to do what you need it to
do for years to come.
Physical education classes promote the study of overall health in a science-based
curriculum. They help develop motor skills and enhance reflexes. Good posture, fitness
level and healthy movement patterns can help keep the body remain strong and flexible
throughout life. After all, when your body is unable to do what you want it to do
(without pain), it can slow you down. PE classes also promote leadership and teamwork. Because
PE emphasizes overall health, coursework can also include fitness training, first
aid, health and nutrition. Students pursuing degrees at Kish may use a maximum of
4 credit hours of PE activity courses to fulfill graduation credit hour requirements.
If you’re planning on studying physical education or closely related field at a 4-year
institution, you can start with us and:
Take coursework in team and individual sports, circuit training, weight training and
Earn an associate degree and prepare to transfer to a 4-year institution
We’re your first step in preparing to transfer for a degree in physical education
or take courses to keep you moving.
People interested in PE may in interested in a career in physical education, physical
therapy, nutrition, athletic training, kinesiology, coaching, occupational therapy
and chiropractic, among other fields.
Transfer to a 4-year institution to complete a bachelor’s degree in a life-science
Take additional coursework to become a certified trainer, massage therapist or follow
Early planning for a physical education can make a difference.
Students thinking about transferring after Kish to pursue a degree in a life science
such are physical education are encouraged to speak with their academic advisor as
early as possible.
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