Program Description


The Health, Physical Education & Recreation program provides students with a solid foundation of learning experiences, enabling them to transfer to four-year universities to pursue careers as health and physical education teachers, as well as other recreation employment options.

Program Goals:

Program graduates will demonstrate the ability and skill to:

  • Apply their knowledge and demonstrate basic instructional strategies for teaching and lesson planning in health and physical education
  • Demonstrate a proficiency in history, skills and knowledge of team and individual sports
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills to promote recreational activities to sustain healthy living and lifelong fitness
  • Analyze, evaluate and provide basic care in emergency situations

About Rowan College at Gloucester County

Rowan College at Gloucester County (RCGC) is a unique collaboration between formerly Gloucester County College and Rowan University offering students a direct, cohesive route to a bachelor's degree with easy transfer of credits. This premier partnership strengthens the College's mission to make an affordable, quality education available to all students without accumulatingg enormous debt. The College promotes the retention of South Jersey students to better the region's economy through a highly-educated workforce and stronger tax base.