Liberal Arts and Sciences – Physical Education
Physical Education is a multidisciplinary concentration for students to learn about the current issues and philosophies of the profession, to promote physical activity and sport. Keys goals of this concentration are for students to observe Physical Education teaching and organization in the field, demonstrate understanding of lesson planning, content assessment and practice teaching.
An LA1 degree program with a concentration in Physical Education will prepare students to transfer to any 4-year college or university Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) program, most specifically: Queens College, Brooklyn College, York College, Hofstra University and Adelphi University.
To complete a concentration in Physical Education, students must complete the major requirements below:
- Two Foreign Language courses (two sequential courses are required, level and sequence to be determined by department placement)
- HI-110 or HI-111 or HI-112 (if already taken in common core, one course from HI-100 series is required; if two History courses have been taken in common core, one additional course from Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, Psychology is required)
- SP-211 (if already taken in common core, one course from HI-100 series is required; if two History courses have been taken in common core, one additional course from PSYC 100 series is required)
- One English course from EN-200, EN-300 or EN-400 series
- One science laboratory course (students who take STEM variant in common core have satisfied this requirement)
- PE 815 Foundation in Physical Education (3 cr.)
- PE 540 Introduction to Physical Fitness (1 cr.)
- HE 110 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (1 cr.)
- Choose from PE 400, PE 500 or DAN 100 series (3 – 4 cr.)
Suggested First Semester
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|PE 400, 500 or Dan 100 Series||Major||1|