Academic Programs

Academic Affairs Division

Clarification of Physical Education/Health Requirements

Further clarifications in physical education/health requirements:

  • Offerings in physical education/health outside the 120 hour limit (or greater if approved) shall be limited to activity, basic health information, first aid, CPR, and safety courses.

  • Wellness courses in Area B may contain some basic health and physical education components provided that these are not the primary focus.

  • Transferring students taking physical education hours at one institution must not be required to duplicate these hours at the receiving institution.

In addition to physical education activity/basic health courses, an orientation course may be required outside of Areas A through F in excess of the maximum number of hours indicated for undergraduate degrees. Transferring students taking an orientation course at one institution may be required to take an additional orientation course (outside the maximum hours indicated for the undergraduate degree) at the receiving institution.