B.S. degree program in adolescence education: physical education teacher (all grades)
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Undergraduate Physical Education Teacher Education candidates are required to take courses in the following areas: skills & practice teaching physical activities and fitness, teaching methods, foundations of education, and anatomy & physiology classes that emphasize health and human movement. In the senior year, students complete comprehensive field experiences and in the final semester, must complete student teaching with experiences across grade levels. Community partnerships with local schools and other organizations support our students developing the knowledge and proficiencies needed to work with New York City's diverse student populations.
Graduates of our program make up a large percentage of New York City's P-12 physical education teachers.
Admission requirements and academic standing for Teacher Education
Students must have a GPA of 2.70 or higher based on a minimum of 30 credits in liberal arts and sciences to take Secondary Education 2001 and 2002.
Students must have a B- in both Secondary Education 2001 and 2002 and a GPA of 2.75 or higher based on a minimum of 30 credits in liberal arts and sciences to continue to Secondary Education 3401, and/or Secondary Education 3402, and/or Secondary Education 3456.
To take Secondary Education 3105, 3110, 3080, students must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher, a B- or better in both Secondary Education 3401 and 3402, and/or permission of the head of the program.
To take Secondary Education 4414 and 4415 students must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher and permission of the head of the program.
Adolescence education (grades 7-12) and special subject programs are writing intensive.
This program qualifies students to apply for New York State initial certification in physical education for all grades (P-12).
Program Requirements (71 credits)
Secondary Education Pedagogical Core:
Secondary Education 2001 or Childhood, Bilingual and Special Education 2001. Secondary Education 2002 or Childhood, Bilingual and Special Education 2002. Secondary Education 3401. Secondary Education 3456
Physical Education Content and Pedagogy:
Secondary Education 3001, 3010, 3020, 3030, 3040, 3050, 3060, 3080, 3105, 3110, 3290, 3295, 3402, 4004, 4200, 4414, 4415
Kinesiology 4412 taken prior to Fall 2020 is accepted as fulfilling the equivalent SEED courses. Kinesiology 3001, 3290, 3295, and 4200W taken prior to Fall 2022 are accepted as fulfilling the equivalent SEED courses.