Jun 04, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

PE 110 - Foundations of Physical Education, Sports & Leisure Studies

Credit Hours: 3

This course is designed to explain the nature, scope, philosophy, foundation, issues, challenges, and career opportunities in the field of Physical Education, Sports & Leisure Studies; Students will be introduced to concepts and theories pertaining to the field of physical education, as well as other related fields; Students will be required to develop a resume, philosophy statements (teaching & coaching), and a professional pre-service teacher portfolio.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • understand and discuss concepts and theories critical to the implementation of curriculum in the field of physical education;
  • understand and discuss the nature and scope of physical education including: philosophy, objectives, issues, challenges, and the role of physical education in society today;
  • understand and discuss New York State and N.A.S.P.E. standards;
  • be knowledgeable of the different career and educational paths possible with an AS degree in Physical Education Studies;
  • develop a professional pre-service teacher portfolio; and
  • develop an assessment tool and lesson plan.


F/S (C, N, S)