Dec 14, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Physical Education (B.S.Ed.)


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75 Major Hours, 120 Degree Hours

Physical Education majors help children develop fundamental motor skills that lead to the promotion of healthy lifestyles and positive attitudes toward lifelong physical activity. In addition, physical educators commonly serve as coaches for interscholastic sports. There are unique requirements associated with teacher certification and licensure that are standard across the Teacher Education program. Please see Admission to Teacher Education for details.

Note:


A student must have a CGPA of 2.6 to co-register for EDFN 338  and PE 296 , and a CGPA of 2.7 to be admitted to the Teacher Education Program.

Must be admitted into Teacher Education to be enrolled in courses in junior year and beyond.

Teacher candidates submit an application for student teaching/residency in December if planning on student teaching in the upcoming fall, or in April if planning on student teaching the following spring. Prior to student teaching, students must have all major/minor coursework completed, and a 2.7 cumulative and major GPA. All coursework in the major/minor must be completed with a “C” or better.

Four-Year Program Guides and Costs


USD encourages students to take 15 credits per semester or 30 credits within the year in order to graduate in 4 years. To help students complete their academic degree program in four years, we provide a sample academic plan. Please work with your academic advisor to confirm your plan. 

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