Physical Education

Mission Statement 

The mission of the Physical Education Department is to teach lifelong physical skills that can be enjoyed in a variety of sports’ activities while improving each student’s personal health and fitness. Students will have many opportunities to participate in a variety of activities which are physically challenging and mentally stimulating in a wholesome socially sound environment. 

Department Description 

 Day/Evening/Weekend courses are available. 

Facilities: Large gymnasium, small gymnasium, well equipped weight rooms, 50 meter Olympic swimming pool, measured walking/jogging trails and lecture rooms. 

Activities offered: Weight training, beginning swimming, intermediate swimming, lap swimming, walking and jogging for fitness, beginning aerobics, intermediate aerobics, basketball and outdoor/indoor soccer. The core course PHED 1164 is required for an associate degree in any of the colleges of DCCCD and transfers with the academic core that is taught at Mountain View College with an emphasis on weight training, aerobics, swimming, Walking/Jogging. 

Intercollegiate sports program: 
  • Men’s basketball 
  • Women’s basketball 
  • Men’s soccer 
  • Women’s soccer 
  • Women’s volleyball 
  • Baseball

Cherlyn Shultz-Ruth, MSN, RN

Dean of Allied Health/Nursing and STEM
  • H-25A
  • 214-860-3617
  • 214-860-8528
  • Office Hours:
    • By appointment