B.S. degree program in physical education - adaptive physical education
HEGIS code 0835
NYS SED program code 02006

Program/Department Advisers

Name
Title
Phone
Email
Office Hours
Grillo, Peter Adviser 718-951-4295 419 West Quad Center pgrillo @ brooklyn.cuny.edu  

 

This program is inactive effective Fall 2013 and, therefore, will no longer be accepting majors.

The Physical Education - Adaptive Physical Education program prepares students to work with people who have a physical or cognitive disability. Students learn how to adapt sport and physical activities for these populations. They spend one semester observing and interning in settings outside the College community. Students completing particular course work in the program may apply to BlazeSports America for recognition as a Certified Disability Sport Specialist (CDSS).

Students must have a minimum overall grade point average of 2.5 to declare a major in Physical Education - Adaptive Physical Education. Students must maintain a minimum overall grade point average of 2.5 to remain a major in the program. Likewise, Physical Education - Adaptive Physical Education majors must have a grade point average of 3.0 or greater in required Department of Physical Education coursework to graduate.
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Program Requirements (60 credits)
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Kinesiology 1120, 2500, 3000, 3005, 3010, 3020, 3030, 3040, 3050, 3060, 3080, 3115 or 3116, 3322 or 3325, 3150, 3281, 3285, 3290, 3295, 4200W, 4250, 4750.

Competency in swimming.
Competency may be demonstrated by either of the following:
(i) Completion of Kinesiology 1120 Swimming
(ii) Successful completion of the departmental swimming test. Consult the department office for details and dates.
(iii) Current Red Cross certification as a Lifeguard or Water Safety Instructor
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Department honors
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To qualify for honors in Physical Education or Exercise Science, a major must maintain a scholastic index of at least 3.50 in all advanced work in the major; and satisfactorily complete the following: Kinesiology 4900 Directed Research in Kinesiology plus honors work in an advanced elective in the department (course to be determined in consultation with sponsoring faculty member and approved by Chair). In addition, the student must have the recommendation of at least 2 faculty members of the Department and a recommendation from and the Chair of the Department of Kinesiology.