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2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physical Education & Health K-12, BS

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This degree prepares candidates for two licensure fields: Physical Education and Health. Please see catalog section on applying for TEP Admission processes  and other program requirements for additional information. The UMW Department of Education strongly recommends that candidates seek licensure in more than one subject area (by combining one teaching major with at least one other teaching major or minor) to increase their hiring options. A Coaching Minor  is also available with any teaching major, but does not lead to licensure. Students who do not wish to pursue a teaching career may be interested in the Kinesiology, BS  .

Credit Requirements

General Education: 32 Credits

General Education 

Select one of the following for Mathematics requirement:

Select the following for one of the Natural Science requirements:

Student Teaching: 8-12 Credits

Electives: 11-13 credit(s)

Choose elective credits from any college-level catalog courses to bring degree total to 128.

Physical Education & Health K -12 Total Credits: 128

Additional Physical Education & Health K-12 Major and Course Information

Students in an internship program (e.g. Class 5 teachers) will substitute EDU 498 - Internship  for EDU 495S  Consult with their advisor to determine appropriate number of credits.

Current certification in First Aid, CPR, and AED for adults, children and infants is required for all education majors prior to student teaching. Certification must be attained through a  course 
that includes a face-to-face skill assessment.  Successful completion of ECP 100   fulfills this requirement

Recommended Four Year Course Sequence

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