Physical Education Requirement
Throughout its history, the College has been committed to developing excellence. The Department of Athletics and Physical Education affirms the College’s mission by offering a variety of opportunities to promote self-awareness, confidence and the development of skills and habits that contribute to a healthy lifestyle. The College’s comprehensive program includes competitive intercollegiate athletics, diverse physical education and wellness curricula, and leisure and recreational programs designed to enhance the quality of life.
Students matriculating on or before August, 2010, (class of 2013 and 2014) must complete eight (8) credits in PE, including a swim-proficiency test and a Wellness Issues class.
Students matriculating on or after August, 2011, are expected to complete their Core Requirements (Wellness Class and Swim Requirement) during their freshman year and must complete all components of their PE requirements before the start of Spring Break during their sophomore year. General Requirements can be met through semester or quarter long classes, participation in Varsity Athletics, or approved Clubs, or pre-approved independent study.
More information about PE Requirements, course offerings, and PE policies can be found at www.brynmawr.edu/athletics/physical-education/index.htm.