Darton State College Catalog 2013 - 2014 - page 80

On-Campus Students
Health or Physical Education
3 courses
A fitness/wellness competency course must be one of these 3 courses
Students with the exception of those excluded by program requirements, are required to
complete three (3) courses in health or physical education. One of the three courses must
meet the fitness competency requirement.
The health or physical education
requirement is three (3) courses regardless of the credit awarded in the course. A
student must take three courses regardless of the total number of credit hours
accumulated one of the three courses must meet the fitness competency
Veterans of more than one year of active military service may be given
credit for three (3) courses of health or physical education upon presentation of Form DD
214 to the Registrar’s Office. Veterans must make this request before enrolling in a health
or physical education course.
A competency in fitness/wellness will be required of all graduates of Darton State
College with exception of those excluded by program requirements, special contracts, and
certificate programs. The requirement may be fulfilled by satisfactory completion of one of
the following courses: PHED 1105, Strength Training; PHED 1106, Walk, Jog, Run; PHED
1161, Fitness I; PHED 1162, Fitness II; PHED 1110, Deep Water Exercise; PHED 1139,
Fitness Swimming; PHED 1115, Step Aerobics; PHED 1116, Step Aerobics II; PHED 1123,
Aerobic Pump; or PHED 1182, Personal Conditioning; PHED 1198, Aerobic Dancing;
HLTH 1163H Personal Health (Honors.)
Health and Physical Education courses may not be repeated and will not count towards
the required courses needed for graduation. Classroom health courses may not be
Since Darton State College does not grant an exemption from physical education for
health reasons, students with a physical disability may satisfy this requirement by
completing three health courses. Students are urged to ask their advisors or one of the
physical education instructors if there are any questions regarding the strenuousness of a
physical education course. It is the responsibility of each student with a physical disability
who elects to take an activity physical education course to advise the instructor of the
disability so that proper accommodations can be made.
A student may substitute music performance classes (MUSC 1080 College Band and
MUSC 1090 College Choir) for up to two (2) of the physical education requirements.
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