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Physical Education & Human Performance

Physical education (PE) and human performance classes improve your personal fitness and prepare you for a career working alongside athletes.

topics Health Sciences

Skills & InterestWorking with your hands

CareersHealth Sciences

  • Student jumping onto a large wooden box
  • Students practicing with medicine balls
  • Students in ballet class

Why choose program or class?

Taking PE classes can help you reach your fitness goals while human performance courses provide a solid foundation if you’re interested in working with athletes. Many PE and human performance courses count toward transfer degree requirements. If you're interested in a degree in the health or physical education field, our faculty can advise you on the classes you need to enter into junior-level courses at a university.

What will you learn?

PE and Human Performance classes offer a fun break in your class schedule 

  • Health and fitness for life
  • Prevent and care for athletic injuries
  • Sport psychology
  • Sports, including baseball, bowling, soccer, golf, softball, tennis and volleyball
  • Dance- Salsa, ballroom and jazz
  • Jogging and walking for fitness
  • Swimming and water exercise
  • Weight management
  • Scuba diving
  • Conditioning
  • Strength
  • Cycling
  • Karate
  • Personal defense
  • Yoga

What will you do?

PE and human performance courses can prepare you to work in many health- and athletic-related careers 

  • Teaching
  • Athletic training
  • Coaching
  • Exercise science
  • Fitness management
  • Public health
  • Nutrition
  • Sports management