Dr. Jay Garrels, Director
This major is offered through the School of Education.
The Health and Physical Education Program offers a major in Health and Physical Education with a concentration in Health Education or Physical Education to prepare students for employment in a number of venues including commercial fitness, corporate health and fitness, and community recreation and health promotion. Students desiring a teaching certificate in Health and Physical Education will include a series of courses offered through the School of Education in order to teach in the K-12 school environment. These courses would be part of the Minor in Secondary Education.
Requirements for the Health and Physical Education Major
Degree of Bachelor of Science
Seven of the required credits for the major count towards the Core Curriculum Requirements.
|BI-171||Anatomy and Physiology I 1||4|
|BI-171L||Anatomy and Physiology I Lab||0|
|BI-172||Anatomy and Physiology II||4|
|BI-172L||Anatomy and Physiology II Lab||0|
|HE-122||Nutrition in Health and Disease||3|
|HE-271||Concepts of Public Health||3|
|HE-486||Current Issues in Health Education||3|
|PE-103||Principles and Foundations of Physical Education||3|
|PE-240||Teaching of Skills Activities I||3|
|PE-241||Teaching of Skills Activities II||3|
|PE-255||Fitness and Wellness||3|
|PE-352||Exercise Physiology I||3|
|PE-353||Exercise Physiology II||3|
|PE-410||Legal and Ethical Issues in Sports 2||3|
|HE-||2 HE- courses||6|
|PE-||1 PE- course||3|
May count towards the Core Natural Science requirement.
May count towards the Core Values requirement.
Eligibility for Physical Education and Health Teaching Certification in the State of New Jersey
A student in this program can be certified to teach in one of three areas: Physical Education and Health, Physical Education, and Health. Applicants must complete a minimum of 30 credits in an area-specific coherent sequence with at least 12 of these credits completed at the advanced level of study.