Health & P.E. Courses

Students transferring into the Hamilton County School system, who have earned 1/2 credit in Physical Education and 1/2 credit in Health, may substitute these credits for the required Wellness credit.

Students may earn multiple credits in Physical Education, but not in Wellness.

Course: Wellness
Grades: 9, 10 ,11, 12
Prerequisite: None
1 Term, 1 Credit

This course includes physical fitness and the study of the human body, communicable and chronic diseases, emotional and social health, functions of the body, mental health, and the promotion of wellness through physical fitness. Wellness is required for graduation by the State Department of Education.

Course: Physical Education I
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: Wellness
1 Term, 1 Credit

This course will introduce the rules and strategies of individual and team activities with emphasis on improving overall physical fitness. Daily participation is required.

Course: Physical Education II (Weight Training)
Grades: 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: Wellness
1 Term, 1 Credit

This course emphasizes personal fitness, weight training and individual sports.

Course: Physical Education III (Aerobics)
Grades: 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: Wellness
1 Term, 1 Credit

This course will include flexibility, cardiovascular, and anaerobic work. It also includes some written assignments.