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Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2013-2014 
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Physical Education, Coaching Concentration, BS

Department: Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies 

This concentration prepares the physical education major to apply concepts and principles related to all aspects of coaching, including the player, team, coach and administration of athletic programs for youth and adults. The field experience is an important aspect of this concentration.

Grade Requirement

Students must achieve a grade of “C-” or higher in the Physical Education Core courses and Activity Requirements listed below. Additionally, students must achieve a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA to participate in an internship/field experience.

One activity from Individual/Dual Sports Category

One activity from Team Sports Category

One activity from Individual or Team Sports Category

 See Activity Requirements by Area below.


* These courses must be taken prior to the field experience, PHED 498 - Field Experience in Physical Education .

Required Health Course

Elective (choose one)

Any 300- or 400- level ATTR, HEAL, PHED or RECR course or one of the following dance courses

Total minimum credits: 56

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, www.bridgew.edu/corecurriculum. For additional graduation requirements, see the “Undergraduate Academic Policies ” section of this catalog.

Activity Courses by Area



Individual/Dual Sports Team Sports Dance Aquatics Fitness/Wellness
   PHED 178 - Disc Sports         
     DANP 259 - Theory and Practice of Latin Social Dance      
         PHED 360 - Initiative Games II