OFFICE: Cluster P, Room 218, 516.572.7518
CHAIRPERSON: Edward Mack, Edward.Mack@ncc.edu
FACULTY: K. Abrams, D. Bacon, L. DellAquila, R. Feigenbaum, S. Kane, D. Karras, A. Maddaluno,
N. Malmud, J. Marra, G. Powers, C. Sears, R. Speckmann, R. St.Angelo, M. Toomey, A.
TECHNICAL ASSISTANTS: S. Mitchell, T. Prohinsie
Health Studies (A.S.)
Physical Education Studies (A.S.)
COURSES OFFERED: Health and Physical Education (HED, PED).
The Department offers courses for students who wish to pursue a career in physical
education. They are required to complete a minimum of eight activity courses (PED
140 - PED 187) as well as PED 190 (Introduction to Physical Education), and PED 292
(Safety and First Aid). These courses are designed to develop attitudes, appreciation,
personal skills, and applied techniques in all types of activities included in the
broad physical education program. The Department offers an A.S. Degree in Health Studies.
Students who wish to pursue careers in school or community health are required to
take PED 291 (Personal Health for Physical Education and Health Majors), HED 293 (Community
Health), and other courses by advisement. It is strongly recommended that interested
students make an appointment with the health education advisor to ensure proper course
Special Note to All Students: Satisfactory completion of one of the following six courses may be required for some
programs: HED 200 (Concepts of Healthful Living and Stress Management), HED 201 (Personal
and Family Health), HED 231 (Death: Education: A Healthy Perspective), HED 251 (Human
Sexuality), HED 271 (Alcoholism, Addictions, and Abusive Behaviors), or HED 293 (Community
Health). Further, all full-time day students must complete two semesters of physical
education for a total of two credits. See "Physical Education requirement" for more
information. In the case of medical limitations or special situations, a student will
be permitted to enroll in a special class to fulfill the physical education requirement.
Such special cases must be brought to the attention of the Department upon enrollment
at the college. Students wishing to pursue study at the baccalaureate level in this
subject should see departmental advisors.