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Degrees & Certificates

Health, Physical Education & Recreation, A.S. (Gloucester)

​The Health, Physical Education & Recreation program provides students with a solid foundation of learning experiences, enabling them to transfer to four-year universities to pursue careers as health and physical education teachers, as well as other recreation employment options.

Program Goals
Program graduates will demonstrate the ability and skill to:

  • Apply their knowledge and demonstrate basic instructional strategies for teaching and lesson planning in health and physical education
  • Demonstrate proficiency in history, skills and knowledge of team and individual sports
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills to promote recreational activities to sustain healthy living and lifelong fitness
  • Analyze, evaluate and provide basic care in emergency situations

​Students can download the Program Guide listed above to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.

The RCSJ Catalog provides class descriptions.

The Course Registration Info site shows important information for each semester such as deadlines, dates, and guides.

For a complete list of when important College dates occur, students can view and download the Academic Calendar​.

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.