Nov 17, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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. 126 semester hours:


Complete a minimum of 126 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.7 or higher. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.  Students must repeat ‘D’ and ‘F’ courses in major and non-departmental required courses.

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  , and a MATH course. 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:


5. Teacher Education Council (TEC) Requirements


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

6. Teacher Education candidates may not enroll in restricted courses:


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

Program Notes:


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

Students must complete all core courses in Physical Education and the courses in the concentration and professional development areas.

Students must take PEDU 2100  -  Intermediate Swimming ( 1 )  and pass with a “C” or higher.

Four- Year Curriculum Plan


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. 

Fall Semester

* ENG 1110  -  English Composition I ( 3 )  

*  MATH 1100  -  College Algebra and Trigonometry I ( 3 )  

*Modern Foreign Language III (3)

* PEDU 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  

Spring Semester

*  ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

*  MATH GEC Requirement (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 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )  

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

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

+  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

^  EDU 3000  -  Introduction to Educational Psychology ( 3 )  

* HUM GEC Requirement (3)

=  PETE 2460  -  Professional Development in Physical Education ( 1 )  

=  PETE 2095  -  Methods of Stunts & Tumbling ( 1 )  

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

=  DANC 2080  -  Social Dance ( 2 )  

^  EDU 2600  -  Orientation to Teaching ( 3 )  

Junior Year

Fall Semester

= PETE 3750  -  Team Sports I ( 1 )  

+  PEDU 3000  -  Motor Learning ( 3 )  

#  HEDU 3200  -  Communicable and Chronic Health ( 3 )  

+  PEDU 4410  -  Evaluation and Measurement ( 3 )  

FOOD 2300  -  Nutrition and Health Promotion ( 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 )  

^  EDU 3030  -  Diversity, Pedagogy and Social Change ( 3 )  

+  PEDU 4110  -  Kinesiology ( 3 )  

#  HEDU 3420  -  Principles of School Health ( 3 )  

=  PETE 3760  -  Team Sports II ( 1 )  

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 )  

=  PEDU 2085  -  Group Exercise Leadership II ( 1 )  

Spring Semester

^  EDU 4121  -  Methods and Materials in Physical Education ( 6 )  ^  EDU 4221  -  Directed Teaching of Physical Education ( 6 )  

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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