B.S. in Health and Physical Education

Program Information

The Kinesiology and Health Department offers a Bachelor of Science in Education in Health and Physical Education. Students take courses in curriculum, assessment, technology, teaching methods, instructional models and scientific foundation courses such as exercise science, biomechanics and motor learning and development.  The curriculum covers elementary physical education through secondary physical education; adapted physical education and health.  The program culminates in a semester of student teaching with placements at an elementary school and a secondary school.

Suggested Schedule of Courses

This is a suggested 4-year schedule of courses based on degree requirements in the current catalog.  This guide is not a substitute for academic advisement — contact your advisement office if you have any questions about scheduling or about your degree requirements.  Also see the Undergraduate Catalog for a complete list of requirements and electives to choose from. 

Students may choose to attend a summer term to reduce their load during fall or spring semesters but still stay on track to graduate in four years.


Year 1

Term 1

Course Hours

ENGL 1101

3

MATH 1111

3

Lab Science “A”

4

GSU 1010

3

SPCH 1000

2
Total Hours 15

Term 2

Course Hours

ENGL 1102

3

PHIL 1010

2

Lab Science “B”

4

POLS 1101

3

HIST 2110

3
Total Hours 15

Milestones

  • Complete all Area A requirements
  • Attend the major fair and declare a major
  • Take math placement test before registering first term

Year 2

Term 1

Course Hours

EDUC 2110

3

EDUC 2120

3

KH 2220

3

KH 2130

3

Area E Global Issues Elective

3
Total Hours 15

Term 2

Course Hours

KH 2230

3

EDUC 2130

3

Area C Elective

3

Area E Social Science Elective

3
Total Hours 12

Milestones

  • Georgia State University GPA of 2.50 or higher  is required for Health and Physical Education
  • Complete English core and Area F with a C or higher
  • Apply to the program
  • Meet with Faculty Advisor

Year 3

Term 1

Course Hours

KH 3010

3

KH 3030

3

KH 3250

3

KH 3420

3

KH 3610

3
Total Hours 15

Term 2

Course Hours

KH 3410

3

KH 3200

4

KH 3020

3

KH 3040

3

KH 3650

4
Total Hours 17

Term 3

Course Hours

EXC 4020

3

KH 3700

3

KH 3600

3
Total Hours 9

Milestones


Year 4

Term 1

Course Hours

KH 4510

3

KH 4520

3

KH 4530

3

KH 4540

3

KH 4650

0
Total Hours 12

Term 2

Course Hours

KH 4710

6

KH 4720

6
Total Hours 12