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Health and Physical Education Transfer to Southern Oregon University

Associate of Science Degree

About the Program

The Associate of Science (AS) degree is based on a signed articulation agreement with Southern Oregon University (SOU). The program is designed for students transferring to SOU’s bachelor’s degree program in health and physical education. Students must work closely with advisors in their areas of interest to ensure electives are appropriate.

The curriculum allows for 48 core credits within the major area. By completing all appropriate credits (including electives), students will fulfill required lower division coursework for transfer to SOU. Students should be aware, however, that if they transfer before completing this degree, their courses will be evaluated individually toward the transfer requirements of the college of their choice.

Program Learning Outcomes

The curriculum in RCC courses is derived from a set of identified learning outcomes that are relevant to the discipline. Program learning outcomes for the Health and Physical Education Transfer to Southern Oregon University degree are:

Document a personal knowledge of demographic health changes and trends in chronic and
acute diseases in the U.S. over the last 100 years.

Describe the correlations between nutrition, stress, exercise, healthy living and the human body.

Describe the connections between emotional well-being and physical wellness.

Demonstrate proficient understanding of rules and etiquette for physical activities to encourage lifelong physical engagement in the wellness activity.

Exhibit improvement in skills or body mechanics, and model correct functional movement appropriate to activity to encourage lifelong enjoyment, prevent injury, and respond to emergency situations.

Entry Requirements

Students are required to complete the Placement Process to determine skill level and readiness in math, reading, and writing. As part of their training program, students must begin with the courses within their skill level as determined through the Placement Process. In addition, students may also be required to enroll in classes that would increase their employability and success.

Advanced Standing

Coursework from accredited universities will be accepted in accordance with college policies. In order to ensure that coursework is current, program courses over 3 years old must be reviewed and approved by the appropriate department chair before being accepted toward core requirements.

Graduation Requirements

The Associate of Science degree will be awarded to students who complete all credits in this program with a grade of “C” or better. Certain required courses are also graded on a pass/no pass basis only. A grade of “P” for these courses indicates a student earned the equivalent of a “C” or better grade.


TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS:

90-93

Program Map

This guide lays out an optimal path to graduate. Where zero credits are listed in the prerequisites, students may place into a higher level(s) based on designated placement score(s). Note, some prerequisites may be required for graduation. Please consult an advisor with any program completion questions.

Program Prerequisites
Course No. Course Title Credits Alternate Course Comments

WR115

Introduction to Expository Writing

0-3

 

MTH96

Applied Algebra II

0-4

MTH95

 

CIS120

Concepts in Computing I 1

0-2

Prerequisites credits vary based on Placement Score(s):

0-9

 

 

Fall

HE131

Introduction to Exercise and Sport Science

3

 

LIB127

Introduction to Academic Research

1

 

BI211

General Biology I

4

 

BI211L

General Biology I Lab

0

 

 

HPE295

Health and Fitness for Life

3

 

PE185PCW

Physical Conditioning-Weight Training

1

or approved PE course

HE253

Wilderness First Aid

3

or approved program elective

 

Total Credits:

15

 

 

Winter

WR121

English Composition I

4

 

 

HE252

First Aid/CPR

3

 

 

MTH243

Probability and Statistics

4

 

 

BI212

General Biology II 2

4

or any other science or non-science lower division transfer course

BI212L

General Biology II Lab

0

 

 

PE185CAC

Core and Cardio

1

or approved PE transfer elective

 

Total Credits:

16

 

 

Spring

WR122

English Composition II

4

WR227

 

HE259

Care and Prevention of Athletic Injury

3

 

COMM225

Small Group Communication and Problem-solving

4

COMM111
COMM218

NFM225

Nutrition

4

 

PE185BPA

Backpacking Adventure

1

or approved PE transfer elective

 

Total Credits:

16

 

 

Fall

BI231

Anatomy and Physiology I

4

 

 

BI231L

Anatomy and Physiology I Lab

0

 

 

HE250

Personal Health

3

 

 

PHL101

Philosophical Problems

3-4

MUS108

or approved Humanities course (credits vary by course)

PSY101

Psychology of Human Relations

3-4

PSY119
SOC230

or approve Social Science course (credits vary by course)

PE185WWT

Women and Weights: Weight Control and Strength Improvement

1

or approved PE transfer elective

 

Total Credits:

14-16

 

 

Winter

BI232

Anatomy and Physiology II

4

 

 

BI232L

Anatomy and Physiology II Lab

0

 

 

AH100

Medical Terminology: Introduction

3

 

 

MUS108

Music in World Cultures

4

 

or approved elective

PHL102

Ethics

3-4

ART131

or approved Humanities transfer course (credits vary by course)

PE185WSA

Winter Survival and Snow Camping Adventure

1

or approved PE transfer elective

 

Total Credits:

15-16

 

 

Spring

HE208

HIV and Infectious Diseases

1

 

 

BI233

Anatomy and Physiology III

4

 

 

BI233L

Anatomy and Physiology III Lab

0

 

 

PE280

CWE/Physical Education

2

 

Department Chair approval needed

REL201

World Religions

4

 

or approved Humanities transfer course

PE185LSW

Lap Swimming

1

 

or approved PE transfer elective

PE185YOF

Yoga Flow

1

 

or approved PE transfer elective

HE145

Stress Management – Healthy Living

1

HE199

 

 

Total Credits:

14

 

 

Approved Humanities Electives

(Complete at least three courses from the following list, 10-12 credits.)

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

ART131

Introduction to Drawing (Value)

3

ART204,205,206

History of Art I, II, III

4-4-4

COMM115

Introduction to Intercultural Communication

4

ENG104

Introduction to Literature (Fiction)

4

ENG105

Introduction to Literature (Drama)

4

ENG106

Introduction to Literature (Poetry)

4

ENG107

World Literature: Ancient to Classical

4

ENG108

World Literature: Medieval to Renaissance

4

ENG109

World Literature: Enlightenment to Modern

4

ENG201,202

Shakespeare I, II

4-4

ENG204

Introduction to English Literature: Medieval to Renaissance

4

ENG205

Introduction to English Literature: 18th Century to Romantic

4

ENG206

Introduction to English Literature: Victorian to Modern

4

ENG253

Survey of American Literature: Colonial

4

ENG254

Survey of American Literature: 19th Century

4

ENG255

Survey of American Literature: 20th Century

4

ENG257

African American Literature

4

ENG260

Introduction to Women Writers

4

ENG275

The Bible as Literature

4

HUM101

Introduction to Humanities: Classical to Medieval

4

HUM102

Introduction to Humanities: Renaissance to Enlightenment

4

HUM103

Introduction to Humanities: Romanticism to 20th Century

4

HUM215

Native American Arts and Cultures: Eskimo/Inuit

4

HUM216

Native American Arts and Cultures: First Nations of the Northwest Coast

4

HUM217

Native American Arts and Cultures: Nations of the Plains

4

HUM218

Native American Arts and Cultures: Nations of the Southwest

4

HUM219

Native American Arts and Cultures: Peoples of Mexico

4

IS110

Introduction to International Studies

4

MUS105

Music Appreciation

3

MUS108

Music in World Cultures

4

MUS201

Exploring Music: Introduction to Music History

4

MUS205

History of Jazz

3

MUS206

Introduction to Rock Music

3

MUS208

Film Music

3

MUS261

History of Western Music I: Ancient to Baroque

4

MUS262

History of Western Music II: Classical to Romantic

4

MUS263

History of Western Music III: 20th Century to Modern Day

4

MUS264

History of Rock I: The Roots of Rock

3

MUS265

History of Rock II: Rock’s Golden Age

3

MUS266

History of Rock III: Heavy Metal to Hip Hop

3

PHL101,102,103

Philosophical Problems/Ethics/Critical Reasoning

4-4-4

REL201

World Religions

4

REL243

Nature, Religion and Ecology

4

SPAN201,202,203

Second Year Spanish I, II, III

4-4-4

TA141

Fundamentals of Acting

4

WR241,242,243

Imaginative Writing I, II, III

4-4-4

Approved Social Science Electives

(Complete at least one course from the following list, 3-4 credits.)

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

ANTH110, 150

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology/ Archaeology

4-4

BA101

Introduction to Business

4

BA218

Personal Finance

3

CJ120

Introduction to the Judicial Process

4

CJ200/SOC244

Introduction to Criminology

4

CJ243/SOC243

Drugs, Crime and Addiction

4

COMM237

Communication and Gender

4

ECON115

Introduction to Economics

3

ECON201,202

Principles of Microeconomics/Macroeconomics

4-4

GEOG100

Introduction to Physical Geography

3

GEOG110

Introduction to Human Geography

4

GEOG120

World Regional Geography

4

HST104

World Civilizations: Prehistory - Middle Ages

4

HST105

World Civilizations: Byzantium - Present

4

HST201

U.S. History through Reconstruction

4

HST202

U.S. History: Post-Reconstruction - Present

4

PS201

U. S. Government: Institutions and Policy

4

PS202

U. S. Government: Ideologies and Political Participation

4

PSY101

Psychology of Human Relations

3

PSY119

Psychology of Personal Growth

4

PSY201,202

General Psychology I, II

4-4

PSY215

Life Span Human Development

4

PSY219

Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

4

PSY231

Human Sexuality

3

SOC204,205

Introduction to Sociology, American Society

4-4

SOC211

Social Deviance and Social Control

3

SOC213

Race and Ethnicity in the U.S.

4

SOC218

Sociology of Gender

4

SOC225

Social Problems and Solutions

4

SOC228

Environment and Society

4

SOC230

Introduction to Gerontology

4

SOC235/HST259

The Chicano/Latino Historical Experience

4

Approved Program Electives

(Select 7 credits from a related field, not otherwise required within the base program or option area.)

1 Approved Computer Information Science or Computer Science class, CIS120 or above, or documented computer proficiency within the past ten years.

2 BI212 (highly recommended) or any other science or non-science lower division transfer course.


For more information, contact the Health/PE/Recreation Department.

Health/PE/Recreation Department faculty and staff can also be reached by:
Phone: 541-956-7500
Email: rwchealthpe@roguecc.edu or rvchealthpe@roguecc.edu
Web address: www.roguecc.edu/HPER
TTY: Oregon Telecom Relay Service, 711

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