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    North Carolina Central University
  Oct 16, 2017
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. 120 semester hours:

Complete a maximum of 120 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 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 ENGL 1100, ENGL 1200, 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 , MSCM 1250  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 in Physical Education: Exercise Sport Science Concentration

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: 127

Key to symbols used:

Distribution of Hours
* Core Curriculum Courses - 44
+ Physical Education Required Courses - 22
= Exercise Sport Sciences Required Courses - 25
# Non-Departmental Required Courses - 37
< Prior to enrolling in PEDU 4640 , students must have successfully completed all coursework with a GPA of 3.3 or better in all of major and minor courses as well as English and Math courses
> Students must complete PEDU 2000  before enrolling in PEDU 3000  and PEDU 4500 ; Complete BIOL 1300  and BIOL 1610  with a “C” or better before enrolling in PEDU 2010 , PEDU 2250 , PEDU 4110 , PEDU 4120  and PEDU 4130 . Must complete PEDU 4110  and PEDU 4120  before enrolling in PEDU 4130 
(SI) Writing Intensive
(WI) Speaking Intensive

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