Jun 24, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Physical Education, Sport Medicine Concentration, B.S.


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Curriculum Requirements


This concentration provides students with knowledge, skills and expertise for advanced training in many areas such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, exercise physiology/biomechanics.  The concentration qualifies an individual for possible careers in these areas and further scientific training in graduate school.  A 3.3 or better GPA must be attained for admission to a professional school.

1. 124 semester hours:


Complete a maximum of 124 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 3.3 or better. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.  Students must repeat ‘D’ and ‘F’ grades in major and non-major required courses.

2. General Education Requirement:


Freshman and sophomore years: complete General Education Curriculum  required by the university as detailed on the four-year course of study.  Students must have a ‘C’ or better in ENG 1110 , ENG 1210 MATH 1100  and MATH 1200 .

3. Program Requirements:


5. Additional Requirements:


If not able to swim, must take PEDU 1100  Beginning Swimming before enrolling in the required PEDU 2100  Intermediate Swimming Course.

Program Notes:


Students must complete and pass, with a ‘C’ or better,  BIOL 1300 , BIOL 1610 , BIOL 1620 , and PEDU 2000  before enrolling in 3000 and 4000 level courses.

Students must complete all course requirements before registering for PEDU 4640 .  Students cannot complete the internship with any grade below a ‘C’ in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Math courses.

Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Four-Year Curriculum Plan in:  Physical Education: Concentration in Sports Medicine  

Freshman Year
Fall 

*ENG 1110  -  English Composition I ( 3 )  

MATH 1100  -  College Algebra and Trigonometry I ( 3 )  

MFL 1192  -  Elementary (Critical Language) II ( 3 )  

*UNIV 1100  -  First Year Seminar ( 2 )  

*BIOL 1300  -  Molecules and Cell Function ( 4 )  

*PEDU 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  

Spring

*ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

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

*HEDU 1531  -  Health ( 2 )  

+PEDU 2000  -  Introduction to Physical Education ( 3 )  

^MATH 1200  -  College Algebra and Trigonometry II ( 3 )  

Sophomore Year
Fall

^CHEM 1100  -  General Chemistry I ( 4 )  

BIOL 1620  -  Human Anatomy and Physiology II ( 4 )  

#PEDU 2010  -  Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System ( 3 )  

+PEDU 2250  -  Introduction to Athletic Training ( 4 )  

^NURS 2030  -  Medical Terminology ( 2 )  

Spring

*CHEM 1200  -  General Chemistry II ( 4 )  

#PEDU 3201  -  Orthopedic & Physical Assessment I ( 3 )  

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

*HUM 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )  or HUM 2420  -  Arts & Humanities II ( 3 )  

*MSCM 1250  -  Elements of Speech Communication ( 3 )  

Junior Year

Fall 

+PEDU 3000  -  Motor Learning ( 3 )  

PHYS 2110  -  General Physics I ( 4 )  ​​

+PEDU 3202  -  Orthopedic & Physical Assessment II ( 3 )  

PSY 2100  -  General Psychology ( 3 )  

+PEDU 3230  -  Therapeutic Modalities ( 4 )  

Spring

+PHYS 2120  -  General Physics II ( 4 )  

#PSY 3100  -  Abnormal Psychology ( 3 )  

#PEDU 4110  -  Kinesiology ( 3 )  

PEDU 2100  -  Intermediate Swimming ( 1 )  

PEDU 3240  -  Therapeutic Exercise ( 4 )  

Senior Year

Fall

PEDU 4500  -  Adapted Physical Education ( 3 )  

#PSY 3310  -  The Psychology of Human Development and Maturation ( 3 )  

#HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

#FOOD 2200  -  Introduction to Human Nutrition ( 3 )  

+PEDU 4120  -  Physiology of Exercise ( 3 )  

Spring

+PEDU 4640  -  Internship in Exercise Science ( 6 to 12 )  

# HUM- Humanities electives (online) (3)

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