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PE-Teacher Education

Physical Education Teacher Education

The Physical Education-Teacher Education program is approved by the SC Department of Education leading to K-12 certification in Physical Education.  The following is a list of the coursework necessary for the Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education Teacher Education.

Required Courses

General Education Courses (57 Semester Hours):
EN 101, 102, 105, 201
AR 240, MU 205, EN 212, TH 101 or Foreign Language
RE or PL
ID 100 or 201
ID 301
HI 110 or 111
HI 112 or 113
PS 101, 204
CST 102
MA 110
BI 101, 101L, 205, 205L, 206, 206L

Physical Education Teacher Education Major Courses:
PE 131, 132, 133 (3 credits)
PE 200, 201, 202 (9 credits)
PE 217, 218, 219 (6 credits)
PE 301, 302, 307, 320A, 322 (13 credits)
PE 314, 323, 413, 414 (14 credits)
PE 452, 453 (13 credits)
ED 200, 209, 304, 310 (12 credits)

In addition to the coursework listed above, candidates for teacher certification must complete all the application requirements for admission to the Teacher Education Program and for approval to student teach including, but not limited to the following:

  • Achieve a 2.5 cumulative grade-point average
  • A grade of B or higher in the following courses: PE131, 132, 133, 217, 218, 219
  • Fitness level tests
  • Pass the Praxis I qualifying exam, prior to admission to the Teacher Education Program
  • Pass the Praxis II and the PLT examinations prior to student teaching

Suggested Course Sequence

 

FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER
Freshman Year

EN101
BI101
RE or PL
MA110
HI110/111
ID100

EN102
BI205
BI205L
AR/MU/Lang
PE132
PE133
PS101

Sophomore Year BI 206
BI206L
PE218
EN105
HI112/113
ED200
PE131
PE217
PE219
PS204
PE200
EN201
CST102
Junior Year PE301
PE201
ED209
ED304
ID301
PE320A
PE302
PE322
PE314
PE323
Senior Year PE414
PE413
ED310
PE307
PE202
PE452
PE453