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    North Carolina Central University
   
 
  Oct 16, 2017
 
 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Physical Education, Teacher Education Licensure, B.S.


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Curriculum Requirements


Physical Education:  Teacher Education Licensure Program

The Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) in its revised form requires that all undergraduate majors meet the Teacher Education Council’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. 124 semester hours:


Complete a minimum of 124 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 3.3 or higher. 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  & 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. Complete the following Physical Education Program requirements:


4. Teacher Education Council (TEC) requirements:


Meet the Teacher Education Council (TEC) requirements for admission to the Teacher Education Program:

5. Teacher Education candidates may not enroll in restricted courses


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

6. The courses listed above meet the requirements in all aspects of the new Praxis II


The courses listed above meet the requirements in all aspects of the new PRAXIS II in Physical Education and Health.The new requirement for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction for PRAXIS II is #0856, Physical Education and Health.

 

7. Complete the concentration in Physical Education Licensure


8. Repeat “D” or “F” grade in all major and minor courses.


9. Demonstrate proficiency in intermediate swimming.


Four-Year Curriculum Plan 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. 

Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Senior Year


Total Minimum Credit Hours: 124


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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