Bachelor of Science in Physical Education

The program offered by the Department of Physical Education broadens a student’s choices in recreational activities and increases body control. Thirty-three (33) semester hours of physical education courses are required in the P-12 major.

Degree Plan

Core Requirements – 59 hours

Christian Literacy – 17 hours

Lower Level Courses – 8 hours
  • BI 1211 Life of Christ – 2 hours
  • BI 1214 Book of Acts – 2 hours
  • BI 2202 Pentateuch – 2 hours
  • BI Lower Bible Elective – 2 hours
Upper Level Courses –  – 9 hours
  • BI 3311 Marriage and Family – 3 hours
  • BI 4311 Christian Cultural Heritage – 3 hours
  • BI Upper Bible Elective – 3 hours

Western Cultural Heritage Literacy – 12 hours

  • HU 1310 Western Heritage I or Western Civ or World History – 3 hours
  • HU 1320 Western Heritage II or Fine Arts Course – 3 hours
  • HU 2310 Western Heritage III or English Lit or World Lit – 3 hours
  • HY 2320 American Cultural Heritage or US History I – 3 hours

Mathematics – 3 hours

MH 1338 Finite Math or higher – 3 hours

Science – 8 hours

  • BIO 1300/1100 Introduction to Biology or higher – 4 hours
  • BIO 2393/2193 Anatomy and Physiology –  – 4 hours

Humanities – 6 hours

  • EH 1301 English Composition I – – 3 hours
  • EH 1302 English Composition II – – 3 hours
  • Foreign Language or ESOL Course** – 3 hours
  • Foreign Language or ESOL Course – 3 hours

Other – 13 hours

  • PE 3310 Child and Adolescent Development – 3 hours
  • PE 1300 Lifetime Fitness – 3 hours
  • PE Activity – 1 hour
  • PE Activity – 1 hour
  • FE 1111 Freshman Experience – 1 hour
  • FASL 1090/2090/3090/4190 Service Learning – 1 hour

Professional/Teaching Field Requirements – 75 hours

Professional Studies Certification Requirements* – 36 hours

  • ED 2020 Introduction to Education* – 0 hours
  • ED 2322 Foundations of Education* – 3 hours
  • ED 2325 Technology in the Classroom* – 3 hours
  • ED 3315 Fundamentals of Reading – 3 hours
  • ED 3340 Exceptional Learner * – 3 hours
  • ED 4320 Assessment in Education – 3 hours
  • PE 4329 Materials and Methods of PE – 3 hours
  • ED 4348 Classroom Management – 3 hours
  • PY 3380 Educational Psychology * – 3 hours
  • ED 4350 Seminar in Education – 3 hours
  • ED 4998 P-12 Internship in the School – 9 hours

Physical Education Teaching Field Certification Requirements* – 39 hours

  • PE 1317 Foundations of P.E. – 3 hours
  • PE 2301 Individual and Dual Sports – 3 hours
  • PE 2303 Team and Recreational Sports – 3 hours
  • PE 3303 Kinesiology – 3 hours
  • PE 3315 First Aid – 3 hours
  • PE 3331 Health Education – 3 hours
  • PE 3333 P.E. in the Elementary School – 3 hours
  • PE 3334 Motor Learning – 3 hours
  • PE 3360 Exercise Physiology – 3 hours
  • PE 4311 Prevention and Treatment of Injuries – 3 hours
  • PE 4303 Organization and Administration – 3 hours
  • PE 4300 Sports Psychology I – 3 hours
  • PE 4361 P.E. for the Exceptional Child – 3 hours

Total Hours – 134

Note: *May be taken prior to admission to the Teacher Education Program. **The foreign language requirement may be satisfied by a CLEP or AP score sufficient to warrant college level credit total. Note: 48 semester hours of upper level courses are required for graduation.

Last Updated 09/4/15.