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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health and Physical Education, K-12, BS

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Program Code: 825A Department Chair: Dr. Dale Adkins
CIP Code: 13.1314 828-262-4989
Teaching Program Director: Dr. J. Scott Townsend



General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

HPE 4320   (2 sh count for Gen Ed Wellness Literacy)

Proficiency Required: Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED

Must be current at time of graduation

Professional Education (24 Hours)

A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) is required in each course. To be admitted to teacher education (TE), students must take and satisfy testing requirements for all areas of Praxis I (Reading, Writing & Mathematics); SAT or ACT scores may be used in lieu of Praxis I provided required minimum scores are met. Praxis II Specialty Area Exam is required prior to Student Teaching. For teacher education admission criteria, testing requirements and additional information, please refer to the Undergraduate Teacher Education Handbook listed under Quick Links at

Second Academic Concentration (SAC) Requirements (9 Hours)

Note: SAC is 18 hours; up to 9 hours can be double counted from General Education and Major

SACs must be selected from either 1) Sport Science and Coaching or 2) Public Health. Other SACs may be taken with the approval of an advisor or the program director.

Electives (2 Hours)

  • 2 hours of free electives outside the major discipline are required

General Education Courses Taken for the Major (-2 Hours)

Total Required (125 Hours)

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