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  Feb 18, 2018
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG] See drop-down menu above to access other catalogs.

Physical Education, Motor Development Therapy/Adapted Physical Education Concentration, BS

Department: Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies 

This concentration prepares the physical education major to work with children, youth and adults with disabilities. The program focuses on physical education to meet the physical and motor developmental needs as well as the sport, dance and leisure challenges of special populations. The concentration prepares graduates for career opportunities in rehabilitation centers, clinics, hospitals and social agencies as well as private and public schools. Opportunities for practical experience are provided through off-campus field experiences as well as the university-sponsored Children’s Physical Developmental Clinic.

Grade Requirement

Students must achieve a minimum grade of “C-” in all physical education core and activity courses.

Course Requirements

Activity electives

Complete five additional credits, selecting at least one credit from each of the five activity areas (A-E). See Activity Courses by Area  to view the full list of options.

Health course (3 credits)

Total minimum credits: 67

Core Curriculum Requirements

A minimum of 120 earned credit hours is required for graduation. These earned hours include the Core Curriculum Requirements as specified in the Undergraduate Academic Programs  section of this catalog and at the Core Curriculum website, For additional graduation requirements, see the Undergraduate Academic Policies  section of this catalog.