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
A minimum of 36 hours of PED/EXS prefixes are required for graduation.
Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 128
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