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2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health and Physical Education, K-12, BS

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Program Code: 825A Department Chair: Dr. Melissa Weddell
CIP Code: 13.1314 828-262-6303
Teaching Program Director: Dr. Benjamin Sibley

General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

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

PSY 3010  (3 sh count for Gen Ed Liberal Studies)


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 Core (Reading, Writing & Mathematics); SAT or ACT scores may be used in lieu of Praxis I core 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 (3 Hours)

General Education Courses Taken for the Major (-5 Hours)

Total Required (120 Hours)

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