Health & Physical Education

Health – 1 semester, ½ credit

A one-semester course designed to provide understanding of basic health principles. Included are studies on grooming, physical fitness, nutrition, anatomy and physiology, alcohol and other substance abuse, first aid, and emotional health. The main goal is to provide students with applicable information that will add more years to their lives and more life to their years.

Physical Education – 2 semesters, 1 credit

A required course for all freshman and sophomore students, unless they are exempt by a physician’s written statement. It is designed to promote health and physical fitness with emphasis placed on activities which are valuable as means of recreation and maintaining physical fitness. Fundamentals of team activities such as flag football, basketball, volleyball, soccer, and softball will be presented. Appropriate clothing is a requirement for physical education classes.