Hector Garcia

Hector Garcia

"You're able to think critically about not just your career, but about life in general. That's one of the biggest benefits that you obtain while going to Grand Valley." - Hector Garcia, engineering major Read More

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Southwestern Michigan College

Program Guide: Physical Education

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 103 3
World Perspectives elective 3
MATH 136 4
Elective 3
PSYC 101 3
16
Second Semester
ENGL 104 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
Elective 4
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
BIOL 201 5
Elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
14
Second Semester
Social Science elective 3
Science elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
MATH 150 3
15
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S.
  • Students may want to consider transferring after one year. Few of the prerequisite courses are  available at SMC.
  • World Perspectives elective:  GERM 202, PHIL 201, SOCI 101, SPAN 202
  • U.S. Diversity elective:  SOCI 202, SOCI 203, SOCI 240
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science elective must be a non-BIOL course.  Social science elective must be a non-PSYC course.  Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Please check with a community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements. GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • Students interested in teacher certification should take PSYC 205,

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The degree in physical education is designed for the preparation of teachers, coaches, athletic trainers, and fitness/wellness leaders. Opportunities in physical education include positions as: teachers (K-12), coaches, intramural directors, recreation leaders, athletic officials, athletic administration, consultants, camp directors, youth leaders, wellness/fitness leaders and administrators, athletic trainers and personal trainers.

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