2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Physical Education [PEC]

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Upon satisfactory completion of the four-year program in physical education and upon submitting evidence of having achieved a level of performance satisfactory to the Commissioner of Education on the New York State Teacher Certificate Examination, graduates receive the Bachelor of Science in Education and initial New York State teaching certification in the special field of physical education for grades K-12.

A. General Education and Liberal Arts: Minimum of 60 credit hours

  • General Education Courses (21 cr. hr.)
  • Liberal Arts Electives (14 cr. hr.)

B. Professional Block: 28 credit hours

(2.5 grade point average required)
To be accepted into the B.S.Ed. program, students must process an application portfolio and maintain a 2.5 grade point average.

E. Physical Education Activities: 13 credit hours required

15 credit-hour maximum

  • Activity Electives (1 cr. hr.)

F. Free Electives: 0-9 credit hours

A minimum of 36 hours of PED/EXS prefixes are required for graduation.

Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 128

Other Requirements

Note: Specific information regarding requirements (state examinations, identification and reporting of child abuse and maltreatment, alcohol and drug abuse education, school antiviolence education and foreign language requirements) for New York State teaching certification can be found here.

Example of the B.S.Ed. in Physical Education over four years

First Year

Second Year

Third Year

Fourth Year

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