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a year ago
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listing PE classes on applications

Hello, I'm filling out the classes on my applications (Common App, UC, and Coalition) right now, but when it comes to listing my PE classes I'm not sure if I should list them or not. I took dance for 2 years and it fulfilled my Visual Arts requirement for A-G courses and PE for my school's requirements but I don't think physical education is actually a requirement for any universities. Should I list the classes even though they're not academic courses?

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@tracya year ago

Dance should be fitted in the Visual Arts and PE since it is not a requirement for universities, there is no need to include them in your academic courses section. Although if you have a story or awards or something interesting you accomplished during your PE class, you can put it in the essay! Hope this helps!

@chiccca year ago

Wait waieet so do I need to put band on my application?

@chiccca year ago

Oop nvm someone else answered LOL

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a year ago

You report all grades no matter the class. Schools like the UC will not factor it into thier version of the GPA but just about all other schools accept PE in your high school GPA. PE as a class isn’t need to enroll but it will be on your transcript of classes taken and you report all classes on your transcript so Tracy is 100% wrong on that.

But yes Dance will count for visual art.

Hope this helps and please comment if you need clarification as I’d be happy to help clarify!

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a year ago

Common App and Coalition App, I believe you should list PE Courses.

On the UC Application, you only list A-G classes. Dance should be listed because it was the F requirement for your A-G coursework. You will list it under the area labeled "Visual and Performing Arts". Here is a helpful link for the UC A-G requirements: https://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/admission-requirements/freshman-requirements/subject-requirement-a-g.html

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