May 23, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physical Education, B.S.


The physical education program is designed to prepare teacher candidates to teach physical education, K-12. The curriculum content includes areas, such as organization and administration of physical education programs, scientific understanding of the human body and its capabilities in athletic performances, and methods of instruction for basic elementary and secondary physical education classes. Other subjects include techniques for the performance of sports’ skills; the development of skill tests and various methods of evaluation; and individual classes in gymnastics, rhythmic activities, and lifetime fitness.  Physical education teacher candidates also complete professional education courses to meet South Carolina initial teacher certification.

Specific Grade Requirements: 2.75 Overall GPA and 2.75 Cumulative GPA in Major Requirements

Degree Requirements (130 Cr. Hrs.)


University Core Requirements (41 Cr. Hrs.)


University Core Curriculum (Traditional)  

Specified Course Requirements:

  • Quantitative Literacy: MAT 104 (Recommended)
  • Scientific Inquiry: BIO 110
  • Social Inquiry: PSY 101

Major Core Requirements (82 Cr. Hrs.)


Cognate Requirements (7 Cr. Hrs.)


Suggested Eight Semester Sequence


Eighth Semester (12 Cr. Hrs.)