Physical Education/Recreation Concentration, Associate in Arts Degree

General Education Requirements for Physical Education/Recreation

Choose from the General Education Requirements according to your goals and interests and the requirements of your intended transfer institution. The recommended General Education courses for this concentration include the following:

Cultural/Historical Perspectives:

  • HIS:151 U.S. History to 1877, 3 credits

Social Sciences:

  • POL:111 American National Government, 3 credits
  • PSY:111 Introduction to Psychology, 3 credits


Natural Sciences:

  • BIO:168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I w/Lab, 4 credits


Concentration Electives for Physical Education/Recreation

Physical Education/Recreation requirements vary depending on the transfer institution. It is important to plan your course selection carefully with both your community college advisor and your intended transfer institution. Choose elective courses as needed to complete the 62 credit hours required of an Associate Degree.

Recommended Electives

  • EDU:110 Exploring Teaching, 3 credits
  • EDU:212 Educational Foundations, 3 credits
  • PSY:281 Educational Psychology, 3 credits


Locations: Clinton Community College, Muscatine Community College, Scott Community College