2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 30, 2022  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Physical Education [PEC]


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The physical education major prepares students to become physical education teachers in grades K-12. A concentration in adapted physical education is also available to interested students. Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Science in Education degree in Physical Education and satisfactory performance on the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations, students may apply for an initial New York State teaching certification in the field of physical education.

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 a teacher education application 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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