Kirsten Strom, Ph.D.

Kirsten Strom, Ph.D.

"The liberal education aspect of the degree here at Grand Valley is really good at developing transferable skills. No matter what the students end up doing, they'll do it well." - Kirsten Strom, Art and Design Department Read More

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Grand Rapids Community College

Program Guide: Physical Education

First Year

First Semester
EN 100 or 101 3
Elective 3
EXS 184 3
Elective 3
Humanities elective 3
15
Second Semester
EN 102 3
WE 144 1
WE 156 1
World Perspective elective 3
Humanities elective 3
PS 110 3
14
 

Second Year

First Semester
WE 125 1
WE Activity 1
U.S. Diversity elective 3
BI 117 4
Elective 3
PY 201 3
15
Second Semester
WE Activity 1
MA 215 4
Elective 3
PY 233 or CD 118 3
Science elective (not B1) 3
14
 

NOTES:

  • Degrees offered: B.S.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA). Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Science elective must be a non-BI course.  .  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT STUDENTS SEE THE GRCC COUNSELING AND CAREER CENTER FOR A LIST OF COURSES THAT WILL FULFILL ELECTIVES.
  • This guide is appropriate for students seeking K-12 certification. Students seeking teacher certification do not need the U.S. Diversity elective.
  • For students seeking the sports leadership emphasis, the following courses should be considered: For coaching concentration: COM 131, CA 250, OT 213, PE 199 For sports management concentration: COM 131, BA 256, BA 207, BA 283, CO 110.

CAREER OPORTUNITIES

The degree in physical education is designed for the preparation of teachers, coaches, and fitness/wellness leaders. Opportunities in physical education include positions as; teachers, coaches, intramural directors, recreation leaders, athletic officials, athletic administrators, consultants, camp directors, youth leaders, wellness/fitness leaders and administrators and personal trainers.

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