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Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education Grades P-12

Program Coordinators: Dr. Jimmy Craft and Dr. Norm Bishop

Alice Lloyd College Department of Education

Teacher Education Handbook (pdf); Student Teaching Handbook (pdf)

2016-17 Curriculum Guide Sheet | 2017-18 Curriculum Guide Sheet 

Course Descriptions

The major in Physical Education prepares students to teach physical education in grades P-12, to coach, and to become involved in a variety of physical education activities in the community. In addition to the curriculum requirements listed below, students in this program must meet the criteria for admission to the Teacher Education Program and be admitted to the program by the first semester of their junior year. Upon completion of this program, students must meet other specified Education Professional Standards Board requirements in order to secure certification.

Students in education must earn a 2.75 overall GPA in all course work in order to graduate. The 2.75 must also be maintained (no grade lower than “C”) in the following areas: 1) education professional courses, 2) physical education courses, and 3) collateral requirements.

Physical Education Grades P-12 Major Requirements

Students should become familiar with the requirements for their individual programs and work with their advisors to ensure that all degree requirements will be met. A guide sheet is extremely helpful in academic planning. Students wishing to major in Physical Education Grades P-12 can access a downloadable version (pdf) of the guide sheet at the top of this page, or he or she may obtain one from his or her Faculty Advisor or from the Registrar. The student has the ultimate responsibility for seeing that all academic requirements are being met.

General Education Requirements / 53 hours

Institutional – 18 hours: CIS 110, COMM 126, ENG 101, ENG 102, LE 101, PE 103

Humanities: 12 hours

Social Sciences: 12 hours

Natural Sciences and Mathematics: 11 hours

Physical Education Requirements / 39 hours

PE 201, 273, 274, 301, 311, 321, 351, 371, 375, 402, 405, 406, 421

Professional Education Requirements / 39 hours

EDUC 200, 220, 305, 309, 311, 312, 313, 316, 320, 353, 370, 409, 413

Professional Education Collateral Requirements / 19 hours

BIOL 211, HLTH 210 and 220, PSY 101, SOC 101, EDUC 211

Recommended Electives: PHYS 211 and CHEM 115

General Electives / sufficient to total 128 hours for graduation

Students are encouraged to consider courses that can lead to a second major or a minor.

Suggested Course Sequence

Freshman Year First Semester:

ENG 101
PE 103
COMM 126
LE 101
MATH 110, 112, 113

Freshman Year Second Semester:

ENG 102
CIS 110
BIOL 111
Social Science Elective (PSY 101)
PE 201
Humanities Elective

Sophomore Year First Semester:

BIOL 211
EDUC 200
PE 273
A Physical Science
HLTH 210
EDUC 211

Sophomore Year Second Semester:

PE 274
HLTH 220
Social Science Elective (SOC 101)
Humanities Elective
Social Science Elective

NOTE: To continue on with the PE and EDUC courses, the student must be accepted into the Teacher Education Program by the beginning of the junior year.

Junior Year First Semester:

PE 301
PE 311
PE 321
PE 371
EDUC 320
EDUC 305

Junior Year Second Semester:

PE 351
PE 375
PE 406
PE 421
EDUC 309
EDUC 316
EDUC 353

Senior Year First Semester:

PE 402
PE 405
EDUC 370
EDUC 409
Social Science Elective

Senior Year Second Semester:

EDUC 413

This online information is the official text of the Alice Lloyd College Program Catalog 2016-18. The College reserves the right to change at any time any of the provisions, statements, policies, curricula, procedures, regulations or fees. Other publications supplement the Program Catalog and may be obtained from the appropriate office of the College. The provisions of these publications constitute an agreement – but not an irrevocable contract – between the student and the College.