Feb 08, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

FYG - Health & Physical Education K-12, BS


Program Code: 825A Interim Department Chair: Dr. Benjamin Sibley
CIP Code: 13.1314 828-262-6300  sibleyba@appstate.edu
Teaching Program Director: Byron Towner
  828-262-8560  townerbj@appstate.edu
  RMPE.appstate.edu

Semester One [16 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
RC 1000 - Expository Writing (3)       First Year Writing
UCO 1200 - First Year Seminar (3)       First Year Seminar
BIO, CHE or PHY (4)     Begins Gen Ed Science Inquiry Perspective
Gen Ed (3)     Integrative Learning
HPE 2110 - Introduction to Health, Physical Education and Coaching (3)     C Yes Pro-Block I; Must complete before taking Pro-Block II course

 

Semester Two [17 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
HPE 2120 - Kinesiology (3)   C Yes Pro-Block I; Must complete before taking Pro-Block II courses
BIO, CHE or PHY (4)     Completes Gen Ed Science Inquiry Perspective
Gen Ed Quantitative Literacy (4)      
Gen Ed (3)     Liberal Studies
Gen Ed (3)     Integrative Learning

 

Semester Three [15 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
HPE 2130 - Motor Behavior (3)   C Yes Pro-Block I; Must complete before taking Pro-Block II courses
EDU 2000 - Introduction to Learners, Teachers, and Schools (3)    C Yes Required for Admission to Teacher Education
RC 2001 - Introduction to Writing Across the Curriculum (3)       Sophomore Writing
Gen Ed (3)     Completes Gen Ed Integrative Learning
Gen Ed (3)     Liberal Studies

 

Semester Four [15 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
HPE 3210 - Community and School Health (3)   C Yes Pro-Block II; Must Complete Before Taking Pro-Block III Courses
HPE 3220 - Instructional Systems (3)   C Yes Pro-Block II; Must Complete Before Taking Pro-Block III Courses
HPE 3230 - Assessment in Health and Physical Education (3)   C Yes Pro-Block II; Must Complete Before Taking Pro-Block III Courses
HPE 3240 - Behavioral Health Education (3)   C Yes Pro-Block II; Must Complete Before Taking Pro-Block III Courses
EDU 2100 - Foundations of Educational Equity (3)   C Yes Required for Admission to Teacher Education

 

Semester Five [15 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
HPE 4310 - Elementary Physical Education (3) [WID]   C Yes Pro-Block III; Must Complete Before Taking Pro-Block IV Courses. Writing in the Discipline, ACT Service Learning
HPE 4320 - Nutrition and Health-Related Fitness (3)   C Yes Pro-Block III; Must Complete Before Taking Pro-Block IV Courses. Completes 2 credit Gen Ed Wellness Literacy
HPE 4330 - Sports and Activities I (3)   C Yes Pro-Block III; Must Complete Before Taking Pro-Block IV Courses
HPE 4340 - Sports and Activities II (3)   C Yes Pro-Block III; Must Complete Before Taking Pro-Block IV Courses
EDU 3000 - Diverse Learners: Teaching and Learning! (3)   C Yes Can only be taken after Admission to Teacher Education

 

Semester Six [15 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
HPE 4410 - Adapted Physical Education (3)   C Yes Pro-Block IV; Must Complete Before Taking CI 4900
HPE 4420 - PE Practicum (3)   C Yes Pro-Block IV; Must Complete Before Taking CI 4900
HPE 4430 - Health and Physical Education Methods (3)   C Yes Pro-Block IV; Must Complete Before Taking CI 4900
EDU 3100 - Assessment for Learning (3)   C Yes Can only be taken after Admission to Teacher Education
HPE 4350 - Sexuality and Sexual Health Education (3)   C Yes  

 

Semester Seven [15 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
Second Academic Concentration (3)      
Second Academic Concentration (3)      
Second Academic Concentration (3)      
Gen Ed (3)     Liberal Studies
Gen Ed (3)     Completes Gen Ed Liberal Studies

 

Semester Eight [12 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
EDU 4900 - Student Teaching (12) [CAP]   S Yes Capstone

 

General Requirements Summary


Minimum Total Hours Gen Ed Hours Writing Minimum Major GPA Minimum Overall GPA
120 44 RC 1000  and RC 2001   2.0 2.7

 

General Education Program Model [44 Hours]


Program Categories Hours Important Notes- Be sure to check for Gen Ed courses required in your major
First Year Seminar 3 Can be taken first or second semester of freshman year
First Year Writing 3 Can be taken first or second semester of freshman year
Wellness Literacy 2 Satisfied by HPE 4320
Quantitative Literacy 4 Effective Fall 2014, HPE 3230 serves as 1 sh substitution for transfer students with onlyl 3 sh of quantitative literacy
Sophomore Writing 3  
Integrative Learning Experience 9 Must choose a minimum of two disciplines
Liberal Studies Experience 12 Must choose a minimum of three disciplines
Science Inquiry BIO, CHE, or PHY Recommended
You must also meet the Fine Arts, Literary Studies, Historical Studies, and the Social Science Designations. Those may be met within the Integrative Learning Experience and the Liberal Studies Experience.

Additional Notes


  • HPE GPA requirement: 2.0 cumulative GPA required for declaration, 2.7 cumulative GPA required for admission into the teacher education program, 2.7 cumulative GPA required for retention in the teacher education program, and 2.7 cumulative GPA required for graduation. The Beaver College of Health Sciences requires a minimum 2.0 major GPA for graduation.
  • HPE grade requirements: All HPE majors must earn a minimum grade of “C” (2.0) in each required course in the major.
  • Praxis II Scores must be submitted to the College of Education prior to graduation.
  • Admission to Teacher Education is required for continuation in this program. Visit the Initial Licensure Teacher Education Student Handbook at https://rcoe.appstate.edu/students/forms-resources-testing for more information.
  • Info and application for International Student Teaching is also located at https://rcoe.appstate.edu/students/office-field-experiences/international-student-teaching
  • 18 s.h. in major and 9 s.h. in minor must be at ASU.
  • 50 s.h. must be earned from a Senior Institution and 25% of the degree hours must be in residency at ASU.
  • As stated in the catalog, the final responsibility for meeting graduation requirements remains with the student.