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Health and Physical Education

The Health and Physical Education Program at Georgia Southwestern State University prepares teacher candidates to meet State licensure requirements to teach preK-12 grade. Teacher candidates will have competency in a variety of movement skills, fitness and health education. They have an interest in effective teaching practices and are committed to promoting health and physical activity. The curriculum integrates scientific courses with methods courses based on the National Association for Sport and Physical Education standards. The program meets all standards of the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. 

 

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Undergraduate Program

Bachelor of Science in Education

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Admission Requirements

Admission to Teacher Education is required for a candidate to enroll in all 3000-4000 level program courses. A grade of C or higher is required in each professional and teaching field course, andan institution grade point average of 2.5 is required for both Student Teaching and graduation.

Teaching field requirements are established by the College of Education. Major teaching field courses should be taken during the junior and senior years, and must be completed prior to Student Teaching.

Core curriculum requirements should be completed during the first two years of college study. Candidates must meet the General Core Curriculum requirements as established by the University and the College of Education.

 

Program Requirements

Teaching field requirements are established by the College of Education. Major teaching field courses should be taken during the junior and senior years, and must be completed prior to Student Teaching.

Core curriculum requirements should be completed during the first two years of college study. Candidates must meet the General Core Curriculum requirements as established by the University and the College of Education.

 

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