B.S.Ed. in Health and Physical Education – Sport Coaching, Physical Activity, Health and Wellness concentration

Program Information

The Kinesiology and Health Department offers a Bachelor of Science in Education in Health and Physical Education. The Sport Coaching, Physical Activity, Health and Wellness Concentration prepares sport coaching, physical activity, health and wellness professionals (SCPAHW) to work in community sport and movement settings from early childhood through later adulthood. Areas of emphasis include movement skill development and analysis, personal health and wellness, pedagogical-disciplinary study, contemporary curriculum, instructional skills and models, sport coaching and development of athletes, and direct field experiences. This concentration also features a field-based approach.

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 assigned academic advisor 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 course load during fall or spring semesters but still stay on track to graduate in four years.

Note that students must apply to the major via the College of Education and Human Development Undergraduate Admissions website. The course schedule listed below is for the Sport Coaching, Physical Activity, Health and Wellness concentration only.


Year 1

Term 1

Course Hours

ENGL 1101

3

Area B Course

2

Area C Humanities Course

3

Area C Fine Arts Course

3

HIST 2110

3

GSU 1010

1
Total Hours 15

Term 2

Course Hours

ENGL 1102

3

MATH 1101

3

Area D Science Sequence “A”

4

POLS 1101

3

EDUC 2110

3
Total Hours 16

Milestones

  • Complete all Area A requirements with a grade of C or higher
  • Attend the major fair and declare a major
  • Take math placement test before registering first term
  • Meet with academic advisor in University Advisement Center

Year 2

Term 1

Course Hours

Area B Course

2

Area D Science Sequence “B”

4

KH 2122

3

KH 2130

3

KH 2211

3
Total Hours 15

Term 2

Course Hours

Area D Math/Science Elective

3

Area E Social Science Elective

3

Area E Global Issues Elective

3

EDUC 2120***

3

EDUC 2130

3
Total Hours 15

Milestones

  • Meet with academic advisor in University Advisement Center
  • After Year 2, Term 2, apply to the program online
  • Overall GPA of 2.50 or higher is recommended for Health and Physical Education Sport Coaching, Physical Activity, Health and Wellness concentration
  • Complete Areas A through F, courses in Area A and F must be completed with a grade of C or higher
  • Demonstrate competence in oral communication.
  • Complete a departmental interview and writing sample
  • Pass a criminal background check and show proof of tort liability

Year 3

Term 1

Course Hours

KH 3010

3

KH 3030

3

KH 3080

3

KH 3070

3

KH 3610

3

KH 3710

3
Total Hours 18

Term 2

Course Hours

Area G Discipline 1 Course

3

Area G Discipline 2 Course

3

KH 3020

3

KH 3040

3

KH 3200

3
Total Hours 15

Term 3

Course Hours

Area G Discipline Course

3

Area G Discipline Course

3
Total Hours 6

Milestones

  • Meet with academic advisor in University Advisement Center
  • Meet with faculty advisor in academic department
  • Register with University Career Services

Year 4

Term 1

Course Hours

KH 4350

3

Area G Discipline 1 Course

3

Area G Discipline 2 Course

3

KH 3375

3

KH 4280

3
Total Hours 15

Term 2

Course Hours

KH 4730

4

KH 4740

4
Total Hours 8

Milestones

  • Apply for graduation two semesters in advance
  • Meet with academic advisor in Office of Academic Assistance