Physical and Health Education
University Transfer Options
The Associate in Arts (AA)
The Associate in Arts (AA) is intended for students who ultimately wish to complete a baccalaureate arts degree at a four-year college or university. Students in this program develop foundational knowledge particularly business, English, fine arts, foreign languages, history, philosophy, psychology, or sociology.
Course Selection Guide
This course selection guide shown below has been developed by referencing the Baccalaureate Degree plans or the student plans for the Bachelor of Arts degrees at the universities listed below. Note that many other colleges and universities also offer Bachelor of Arts degrees in Business.
- North Carolina Central University (NCCU) - BS in Kinesiology, Physical Education Licensure Concentration
- UNC-Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) - BA in Exercise and Sport Science, General Concentration
- UNC-Greensboro (UNC-G) - BS in Physical Education, Teacher Education (K-12)
- UNC-Wilmington (UNCW) - BA in Healthful Living and Fitness Education
There are many concentrations within this major, and the requirements may vary. Students should print out and save the for their major and intended transfer university.
General Education â€“ 45 SHC (â€śSemester Hours of Creditâ€ť)
Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) Courses (31-32 SHC)
UGETC courses are courses which are guaranteed to fulfill a general education component at every public university in North Carolina and the private colleges that are signatories to the 2015 Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.
English Composition (6 SHC) ˛Ężâ±¦µäapp / UGETC Requirement NCCU UNCCH UNCG UNCW ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry ENG 111 ENG 111 ENG 111 ENG 111 ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines ENG 112 ENG 112 ENG 112 ENG 112 Humanities/Fine Arts (H/FA) (9 SHC)
Select three courses from at least two disciplines
˛Ężâ±¦µäapp / UGETC Requirement NCCU UNCCH UNCG UNCW One course selected from ART 111, 114, 115; COM 231; DRA 111, MUS 110, 112 COM 231 Any COM 231 COM 120 or 231 PHI 215 or PHI 240 Any Any Any Any One course selected from ENG 231, 232, 241, 242 Any Any Any Any Social and Behavioral Sciences (S/BS) (9 SHC)
Select three courses from at least two disciplines
˛Ężâ±¦µäapp / UGETC Requirement NCCU UNCCH UNCG UNCW One course selected from HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, or HIS 132 HIS 112 Any Any Any ECO 251, 252, POL 120; PSY 150, or SOC 210 Any Any PSY 150 Any One additional course from above Any Any Any Any Mathematics (3-4 SHC) ˛Ężâ±¦µäapp / UGETC Requirement NCCU UNCCH UNCG UNCW One Math course selected from MAT 143, 152, 171 MAT 143 or 171 MAT 171 Any MAT 171 Natural Science (4 SHC) ˛Ężâ±¦µäapp / UGETC Requirement NCCU UNCCH UNCG UNCW One Science course selected from AST 151/A, BIO 110, BIO 111, CHM 151, GEL 111, PHY 110/A BIO 110 BIO 110 BIO 110 BIO 110
Additional General Education Transfer Hours (13-14 SHC)
Foreign Language (3 SHC)
UNCW requires two semesters of a new language or three semesters of a language begun in high school.
˛Ężâ±¦µäapp Gen Ed Requirement NCCU UNCCH UNCG UNCW Choose from American Sign Language, Arabic, French, German, or Spanish
FL 112 Must be taken with accompanying lab. Foreign Language must be at 112 level or higher for ˛Ężâ±¦µäapp requirements.
FL 112 FL 211 FL 112 FL 211 Second Mathematics Course (3-4 SHC) ˛Ężâ±¦µäapp Gen Ed Requirement NCCU UNCCH UNCG UNCW Choose from MAT 143, MAT 152, MAT 171, MAT 172, or MAT 263. Note: There are prerequisites for these courses that must be met. Any Any Any MAT 263 Second Natural Science Course (4 SHC)
Prerequisite for BIO 168 is high school or college biology or chemistry, so students taking BIO 168 may wish to select CHM 131/A or CHM 151 as their second natural science course.
˛Ężâ±¦µäapp Gen Ed Requirement NCCU UNCCH UNCG UNCW Choose from AST 151/151A, AST 152/152A, BIO 110, BIO 111, 112, BIO 140/140A, CHM 131/A, CHM 132, CHM 151, CHM 152, GEL 111, GEL 230, PHY 110/110A BIO 112 Any Any Any One Additional Course (3-4 SHC) ˛Ężâ±¦µäapp Gen Ed Requirement NCCU UNCCH UNCG UNCW One additional course Any Any Any SOC 225
Other Required Hours (15 SHC)
Students should consult their advisor. The listings vary based on the requirements of the selected university and the student's intended major.
College Transfer Success Course (1 SHC) ˛Ężâ±¦µäapp Requirement NCCU UNCCH UNCG UNCW ACA 122 (This course should be taken in the studentâ€™s first semester.) ACA 122 ACA 122 ACA 122 ACA 122 Foreign Language (0-8 SHC) ˛Ężâ±¦µäapp Requirement NCCU UNCCH UNCG UNCW FL 111/181, 112/182 if needed to meet prerequisites As Needed As Needed As Needed As Needed Additional Major Course(s) ˛Ężâ±¦µäapp Requirement NCCU UNCCH UNCG UNCW Additional college level course(s) to complete the 15 SHC requirement. BIO 155
Any BIO 155
Guaranteed Admissions Pathways
˛Ężâ±¦µäapp has partnered with several universities to develop guaranteed admissions pathways for a seamless transition into their baccalaureate programs for eligible students who complete a ˛Ężâ±¦µäapp university transfer degree (AA, AS, AFA, and AE). Students must apply for acceptance into these programs.
View more information about Guaranteed Admissions Pathways and the list of universities.