Dec 18, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

Kinesiology: Concentration Physical Education Licensure


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Curriculum Requirements


Kinesiology: Physical Education K-12 Teaching Licensure Program (PETE)

The Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) in its revised form requires that all undergraduate majors meet the Education Preparation Program’s criteria.The Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) program is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI).

1. 120 semester hours:


Complete a minimum of 120 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.7 (Effective from July 1, 2017). The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.

2. General Education Requirement:


Freshmen and sophomore years: complete the General Education Curriculum  as detailed on the four-year course of study with a minimum grade of “C” in the ENG 1110  , ENG 1210  , and  MSCM 1250  ; BIOL 1610  ,MATH 1100  or MATH 1110  . Placement test scores may require enrollment in lower level courses in English, Math, Reading, and Foreign Language. The lower level courses must be passed prior to enrollment in the General Education Curriculum courses listed on the four-year course of study.

3. Program Requirements:


6. Formal Admission To Educational Preparation Program


Meet the Education Preparation Program (EPP) requirements for admission to the Teacher Education Program:

  • Pass the Praxis Core Academics Test during the last semester of the
  • Sophomore year and be admitted to the Teacher Education Program
  • Achieve a minimum grade point average of 2.7 (effective from July 1, 2017)
  • Achieve a minimum grade of “C” in   ENG 1110   , ENG 1210  , and MSCM 1250  

Program Notes:


Teacher Education candidates may not enroll in restricted courses prior to admission to the Teacher Education Program in accordance with NCDPI policy. Those courses include the following:

Demonstrate proficiency in intermediate swimming PEDU 2100  

Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Four-Year Curriculum Plan in Kinesiology: Concentration in Physical Education Licensure

For key to symbols used, please see ‘key’ below.

Freshman Year

Many courses listed in the first year of this plan are specific to this degree program and may not fulfill degree requirements for other programs at the University. Students are advised that changing their program of study from this major to another major, after the first year, can extend the time until graduation by a semester or more. 

Fall Semester

* ENG 1110  -  English Composition I ( 3 )  

MATH 1080  -  Mathematics for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences ( 3 )  or  MATH 1100  -  College Algebra and Trigonometry I ( 3 )  

*Modern Foreign Language II (3)

UNIV 1100  -  First Year Seminar ( 2 )  

* Social Science GEC (3)

* PEDU 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  

Spring Semester

*  ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

HUM 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )  

*  HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

*  BIOL 1300  -  Molecules and Cell Function ( 4 )  

*  HEDU 1531  -  Health ( 2 )  

+  PEDU 2100  -  Intermediate Swimming ( 1 )  

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

*  MSCM 1250  -  Elements of Speech Communication ( 3 ) (SI)

* HUM GEC Requirement (3)

=  PETE 3740  -  Youth Sport/Coaching Certification ( 1 )  (MC) 

+  PEDU 2000  -  Introduction to Physical Education ( 3 ) (WI)

+  PEDU 3500  -  Emergency Care & Safety Techniques ( 2 )  

*  BIOL 1610  -  Human Anatomy and Physiology I ( 4 )  

Spring Semester

Pass Praxis Core/ Apply for Admission to TEP

^  EDU 3000  -  Introduction to Educational Psychology ( 3 )  

PEDU 2080  -  Group Exercise Leadership I ( 2 )  

= PETE 3100  -  Individual Motor Skills in Games ( 1 )  (MC) 

^  EDU 2800  -  Computer Utilizations in Instructional Technology ( 3 )  

DANC 4500  -  Methods and Materials in Folk and Square Dancing in the Secondary Schools ( 1 )   

^  EDU 2600  -  Orientation to Teaching ( 3 )  

Junior Year

Fall Semester

= PETE 3750  -  Team Sports I ( 1 )  (MC)

=  PETE 3760  -  Team Sports II  -  1 ) (MC)  

+  PEDU 4410  -  Evaluation and Measurement ( 3 )  

#  FOOD 2300  -  Nutrition and Health Promotion ( 3 )  

PEDU 3000  -  Motor Learning ( 3 )  

#  HEDU 3300  -  Human Sexuality ( 2 )  

+  PEDU 4500  -  Adapted Physical Education ( 3 )  

Spring Semester

PETE 4400  -  Methods and Materials for Teaching Elementary Physical Education ( 3 )  

=  PETE 4450  -  Motor Development ( 3 )   

+  PEDU 4110  -  Kinesiology ( 3 )  

#  HEDU 3420  -  Principles of School Health ( 3 )  

HEDU 3200  -  Communicable and Chronic Health ( 3 )   

Senior Year

Fall Semester

=  PETE 4600  -  Methods and Material in Secondary Physical Education ( 3 )  

+  PEDU 4030  -  Psycho-Socio Aspects of Physical Activity and Leisure ( 3 )  

=  PEDU 4800  -  Independent Study in Physical Education ( 3 )  

+  PEDU 4120  -  Physiology of Exercise ( 3 )  

^  EDU 3150  -  Instructional Planning ( 3 )   

Spring Semester

^  EDU 4121  -  Methods and Materials in Physical Education ( 6 )  

^  EDU 4221  -  Directed Teaching of Physical Education ( 6 )  

No other courses are to be taken this semester. Candidates must complete all EEs for NC licensure.

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 120

Key to symbols used:

Distribution of Hours

* GEC Required Courses - 44

+ Physical Education Teacher Education Required Courses - 21

= Physical Education Core Courses - 23

^ Education Required Courses - 27

# Health Education Requirements - 11

< Students must take and pass PRAXIS I during the Sophomore year to be admitted to the Teacher Education Program. Students must maintain a 2.5 GPA or better to stay in the program and for admission to Teacher Education Program. Teacher Education Candidates cannot enroll in restricted courses prior to admission - PETE 4450   , EDU 3150   , PETE 4400   , PETE 4600  

> Students must receive a “C” or better in all English, major and minor courses.

(WI) Writing Intensive

(SI) Speech Intensive

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