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  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog & Student Handbook

Physical Education, A.S.


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The physical education department offers a variety of activity courses for all students as well as degrees in: Athletic Training, Kinesiology and Health Promotion, and Physical Education, and a certificate in Coaching.

Core performance standards for admission and progression

Critical thinking: Critical thinking ability to exercise non-clinical and clinical judgment in a timely manner.

Interpersonal: Interpersonal abilities sufficient to interact professionally and therapeutically with peers, faculty, staff, administrators, patients/clients, families, and groups from a variety of social, emotional, cultural, and intellectual backgrounds.

Communication: Communication skills sufficient for interaction with peers, faculty, staff, administrators, patients/clients, families, and groups in verbal, nonverbal and written form.

Mobility: Physical abilities sufficient to move from room to room, safely perform treatments/procedures, and assist patients/clients; lift and transfer patients/clients; manipulate equipment; walk and/or stand for extended periods of time.

Motor skills: Gross and fine motor skills sufficient to provide safe and effective patient/client care.

Hearing: Auditory ability sufficient to monitor and safely assess health needs.

Visual: Visual ability with or without corrective lenses sufficient for observation and assessment necessary in safe patient/client care.

Tactile: Tactile ability sufficient for physical assessment of patient/ client care.

Professionalism: The ability to understand and demonstrate sufficient respect for others in non-verbal, verbal, and written communications in the classroom, laboratory, clinical settings, in the Casper College community, and in related public settings. The ability to demonstrate sufficient understanding of the cumulative effect that behavior, appearance, and communication has on the health science professional image.

Recommended Curriculum


General Education (Minimum 32 credits)


General education coursework can be completed from within or outside of the major field of study.

3. Relationship with the World


4. General Education Electives


  • Must be chosen from areas 1, 2, or 3 above.

5. Physical Education (1CR)


Areas of Specialization


Coaching Certification


Recommended:

Note:


The normal length of this program is two academic years at 15-17 credit hours per semester.

Students who plan to transfer to the University of Wyoming are advised that UW requires CHEM 1005  Basic Chemistry and CHEM 1006  Basic Chemistry Lab.

Graduation Requirements:


A minimum of 60 approved semester credits are required for graduation. For specific graduation requirements see “Academic Information ” and “Degree Requirements .”

Only courses numbered 1000 or above can be used toward the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Business, Associate of Fine Arts, Associate of Applied Science and Associate Degree in Nursing.

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