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Bachelor of Science in Education
Health & Physical Education

Area A Essential Skills                                                Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
Select one of the following courses:
MATH 1101/1111/1113/1125/1131

Area B Institutional Options                                       Required Hours: 4-5
COMM 1110
Select two of the following courses:
ITDS 2726/ITDS 2727/ITDS 2735/ITDS 2746/ITDS 2748/ITDS 2749/ITDS 2755
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105/LEAD 1705/LIBR 1105/POLS 2401/Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002/Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.
Note: the extra hour may be used as an elective.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts                                      Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/ PHIL 1105
Select one of the following fine arts courses: ARTH 1100/ITDS 1145*/MUSC 1100/THEA 1100
*ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology                             Required Hours: 10-11
Select one science course with a lab; the other course may be lab or non-lab:
ANTH 1145 (no lab); ASTR 1105/1305 (lab optional); ASTR 1106/1305; BIOL 1215 (lab included); BIOL 1125 (no lab); BIOL 1225 (lab included); CHEM 1151/1151L; CHEM 1152/1152L; CHEM 1211/1211L; CHEM 1212/1212L; ENVS 1105 (no lab); GEOL 1110 (no lab); GEOL 1112/1112L; GEOL 1121 (lab included); GEOL 1122/1322; GEOL 2225 (lab included); ITDS 1215 (lab included); PHYS 1111/1311; PHYS 1112/1312; PHYS 1125/1325 (lab optional); PHYS 2211/2311; PHYS 2212/2312
Select one of the following courses or a science course from above:
CPSC 1105; CPSC 1301/1301L; MATH 1113; MATH 1125; MATH 1131; MATH 1132; MATH 1165; MATH 2125; PHIL 2115; STAT 1127

Area E Social Sciences                                                Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112
Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
ECON 2105/ECON 2106/PHIL 2135/PSYC 1101/SOCI 1101
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
ANTH 1105/ANTH 1107/ANTH 2105/ANTH 2136/ENGL 2136/GEOG 1101/HIST 1111/HIST 1112/ITDS 1146/ITDS 1156

Wellness Requirement                                                 Required Hours: 3
PELM 1205
PEDS 2379 Skills/Concepts of Gymnastics

Area F Courses Related to Major                                Required Hours: 18
EDUC 2110 Critical Issues in Education
EDUC 2120 Diversity in Educational Contexts
EDUC 2130 Exploring Learning and Teaching
PELM 2205  Introduction to Physical Education and Recreation
BIOL 1216  Human Biology
EXSC 2135  Functional Anatomy

AREA G Program Requirements                                     Required Hours: 64

Education Requirements, 17 Hrs
SPED 2256 Introduction to the Exceptional Learner in General Education
EDUF 4205 Integrating Technology
PELM 4335 Assessment in Physical Education
PELM 5485 Student Teaching in Health and Physical Education

Health Area, 15 Hrs
HESC 2105 Personal Health
PELM 2345 Emergency Care and First Aid
HESC 3107 Habit-Forming Substances
HESC 4107 Fund of School Health
PELM 4317 Health Related Fitness Education
PELM 5217 Teaching Health P-12

Physical Educ Foundations, 12 Hrs
PEDS 2371 Sklls/Concepts Phys Activ 1
PEDS 2372 Skills/Concepts Phys Activ 2
EXSC 4131 Basic Exercise Physiology
PELM 5215 Development of Motor Skills

Teaching Core, 20 Hrs
PELM 3216 Teaching Dance
PELM 3217 Physical Educ - Elementary
PELM 3310 Physical Educ – Elem: Lab
PELM 4215 Physical Educ - Middle Level
PELM 4245 Phys Activity Stu w/Disabil
PELM 4417 Teaching Practicum in Health
PELM 4416 Teaching Practicum in P.E.
PELM 5216 Physical Educ - High School

Total Hours Required: 127


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