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Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2014-2015
Bridgewater State University
  Jan 16, 2018
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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). Click here  to view the full chart of activity courses by area.

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.