Degree: Health and Physical Education, Grades K-12
The Physical Education Teaching Program is fully accredited by the National Council forAccreditation of Teacher Education, 2010 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036-1023, telephone number (202) 466-7496 and by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education, 1900 Association Drive, Reston, Virginia 20191.
Major Requirements (83 semester hours): Students seeking a major in Health & Physical Education Grades K-12 must complete 83 semester hours within the 125 semester hour Health and Physical Education Grades K-12 curriculum. These hours include Human Performance 2010, 2110, 2230, 2240, 2270, 2280, 2630, 3190, 3550, 3560-61, 4000, 4010, 4170 and 4960; Health Education 1010, 1090, 2000, 4500, 4600 and 4880; and the following courses in teacher education: Education 2020, 3140, 3220, 4980; Educational Psychology 3000; Reading 4080; and Special Education 3460.
Requirements for Graduation: (a) minimum 2.50 overall grade point average, (b) minimum grade of “C” in each course applied to University Core Requirements and Health and Human Performance Departmental Requirements, including advisor approved electives. There are special admission and graduation requirements for Health & Physical Education Grades K-12 as prescribed by the NSU College of Education and the Louisiana State Department of Education.
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