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Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2013-2014 
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Physical Education, Motor Development Therapy/Adapted Physical Education Concentration, BS

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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 grade of “C-” or higher in the Physical Education Core courses and Activity Requirements listed below.

Individual: Archery, Tennis or Golf (1 credit)

Team: Volleyball or Soccer (1 credit)

Dance: Folk, Square or Ballroom (1 credit)

Aquatics: any swimming course (1 credit)

Fitness/Wellness: any fitness/wellness course (1 credit)

 See Activity Requirements by Area below.

Required Health Course

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, 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 



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