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.
Non-department requirements (must have a 'C' or better):
Departmental requirements (must have a 'C' or better):
4. Concentration Requirements (must have a 'C' or better):
5. Additional Requirements:
If not able to swim, must take PEDU 1100 Beginning Swimming before enrolling in the required PEDU 2100 Intermediate Swimming Course.
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.