Connecticut Technical Education and Career System’s Physical Education course breakdown by grade.

Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12
½ credit ½ credit ½ credit ½ credit
Physical Education I Physical Education II Physical Education III Physical Education IV

Physical Education I promotes physical fitness through total body movement. Students will be provided multiple opportunities for individual physical development in the areas of strength, flexibility, coordination, endurance, balance, agility, range of motion and power. Students will gain knowledge in proper exercise techniques and practices, cooperation, good nutritional habits, basic muscle anatomy and elementary cardiovascular physiology in preparation for performance on the Connecticut Physical Fitness Assessment and for application in their chosen trade/technology.