Nov 20, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physical Education, Fitness and Wellness Concentration, B.S.


Curriculum Requirements


1. 124 semester hours:


Complete a maximum of 120 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or better. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.

2. General Education Requirement:


Freshman and sophomore years: complete the General Education Curriculum  required by the university as detailed on the four-year course of study.

Complete:  ENG 1110 , ENG 1210 , MSCM 1250 ; MATH 1100 , MATH 1110 ; BIOL 1610 , BIOL 1620  with a “C” or better.

3. Complete the Physical Education Program Requirements with a “C” or better:


4. Major course grade requirements:


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

5. Intermediate swimming:


Demonstrate proficiency in intermediate swimming.

6. Complete all course requirements


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

Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Four-Year Curriculum Plan in Physical Education: Fitness and Wellness 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.

Fall Semester

*  ENG 1110  -  English Composition I ( 3 )  

*MATH (3)

*Foreign Language II (3)

*  BIOL 1300  -  Molecules and Cell Function ( 4 )  

*  PEDU 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  

Spring Semester

*  ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

*Social Science (3)

*  HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

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

*  HUM 2420  -  Arts & Humanities II ( 3 )  

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

#  PEDU 1080  -  Rhythmic Aerobics/Aerobic Training ( 2 )  

#  PEDU 1130  -  Weight Training ( 2 )  

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

Spring Semester

*HUM GEC Requirement (3)

#  PEDU 2070  -  Advanced Weight Training ( 2 )  

+  PEDU 2000  -  Introduction to Physical Education ( 3 )   (WI)

#  PEDU 2080  -  Group Exercise Leadership I ( 2 )  

^  FOOD 2200  -  Introduction to Human Nutrition ( 3 )  

Junior Year

Fall Semester

+  PEDU 4120  -  Physiology of Exercise ( 3 )  

+ PEDU 3000  -  Motor Learning ( 3 )  

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

#  PEDU 2200  -  Practicum in Exercise Science ( 1 )  

^  PSY 2100  -  General Psychology ( 3 )  

=  RECR 4900  -  Technology Applications in Recreation, Physical Education & Sport ( 3 )   or

=  CIS 2400  -  Fundamentals of Information Systems ( 3 )  

Spring Semester

+  PEDU 4110  -  Kinesiology ( 3 )  

=  RECR 3900  -  Facility Management in Recreation and Sport ( 3 )  

#  PEDU 4050  -  Fitness Management ( 3 )  

#  PEDU 4130  -  Fitness Assessment & Exercise Prescription ( 3 )  

=  RECR 3700  -  Marketing for Recreation and Sport Services ( 3 )  

+  RECR 4610  -  Finance in Parks, Recreation/Sports, and Leisure Service Agencies ( 3 )  

Senior Year

Fall Semester

+  PEDU 4030  -  Psycho-Socio Aspects of Physical Activity and Leisure ( 3 )  

+  PEDU 4500  -  Adapted Physical Education ( 3 )  

+  PEDU 4410  -  Evaluation and Measurement ( 3 )  

=  RECR 3500  -  Organizational Behavior in Recreation/Sports Service Agencies ( 3 )  

#  PEDU 3550  -  Physical Activity for the Aging ( 3 )  

Spring Semester

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

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 124

Key to symbols used:

Distribution of Hours

* General Education Curriculum Courses - 41

+ Physical Education Required Courses - 23

# Fitness and Wellness Management Required Courses - 33

= Recreation Required Courses - 15

^ Non-Departmental Required Courses - 10

< Students must maintain a GPA of 2.5 in their major prior to enrolling in PEDU 4640    and must have completed all coursework with a “C” or better. Students will not be allowed to enroll in the course if they have not finished all courses.

> Students must complete PEDU 2000    before enrolling in PEDU 3000   , PEDU 2010   , PEDU 4110   , PEDU 4120    and must complete PEDU 4110    and PEDU 4120    before enrolling in PEDU 4130  .

(SI) Speaking Intensive

(WI) Writing Intensive