May 21, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FYG - Health & Physical Education K-12

Health and Physical Education, K-12, BS

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Program Code: 825A Interim Department Chair: Dr. Benjamin Sibley
CIP Code: 13.1314 828-262-6300
Teaching Program Director: Byron Towner

General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

The following major requirements may also count in General Education:

Professional Education Requirements (24 Hours)

A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) must be earned in all Professional Education Courses by Teacher Education majors.


To be admitted to the Teacher Education, students must have a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA, completed 45 semester hours, completed criminal background check and successfully completed testing requirements for Reading, Writing and Math areas of the PRAXIS I CORE (or exempt based on SAT or ACT scores). See Admission to Teacher Education . Minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA required for admission to Teacher Education, Student Teaching and graduation.

Refer to the Initial Licensure Teacher Education Student Handbook for complete details related to Teacher Education admission, GPA, edTPA, Student Teaching and testing requirements.

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.

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

Total Required (120 Hours)

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