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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health and Physical Education (P-12) B.S.

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Contact: Dr. Peter St. Pierre, HPE Program Coordinator
Bachelor of Science Degree
Leading to Certification for Grades P-12
WellStar College of Health and Human Services,
Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education
(470) 578-6216

The B.S. in Health & Physical Education is fully accredited by NCATE, National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, fully approved by Georgia’s Professional Standards Commission for P-12 teacher certification, and nationally recognized by NASPE, the National Association for Sport & Physical Education.

This single field program is designed to prepare health and physical education teachers at all grade levels (pre-kindergarten through grade 12). Candidates complete the equivalent of a major in health and physical education and a second major in pedagogical studies with an emphasis on teaching health and physical education. 

A complete listing of Health and Physical Education (P-12) program admission requirements can be found at:

General Education (42 Credit Hours)

See listing of requirements.  

General Education Requirements for this Major

Teaching Field Requirements (19 Credit Hours)

Program Total (127 Credit Hours)

University-Wide Degree Requirements


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