Health & Physical Education



CPCC offers a number of HEA and PED courses at various campuses within our system. These curriculum courses are available to those wanting HPE college credits for the purpose of meeting general  or required elective requirements.

Our  HEA 110 courses are offered traditional face to face and 100% online. In addition, we offer PED 110 FIt & Well for Life face to face with an online component.

HEA 110, HEA 112, and PED 110 are NC college system transfer courses.

Please check the schedule desired for online classes at Schedule Builder to make sure of details for each course and the number of credits awarded for each of the courses. Courses are listed below.



Highlights the instructors within the Health & Physical Education Department.



Within this link you can read testimonies from individuals that have taken HEA or PED courses or have attended workshops presented by our instructors.


HPE COURSE OFFERINGSHealth & Physical Education

The following courses are presently being offered Fall, Spring and Summer terms unless otherwise noted. Click on the course link for more information:

  • HEA 110 Personal Health and Wellness
  • HEA 112 First Aid and CPR
  • PED 110 Fit and Well for Life
  • PED 113 Aerobics I
  • PED 117 Weight Training I
  • PED 122 Yoga I
  • PED 128 Golf – Beginning
  • PED 163- Kayaking (click here for required documentation)
  • PED 169 Orienteering
  • PED 171 Nature Hiking
  • PED 173 Rock Climbing

NOTE: Many of our outdoor offerings take place on two weekends (8:00am-4:00pm) and require some travel or extra equipment.


For more information about these courses, please contact:

Discipline Chair, Dr. Karla Jones