Health and Physical Education B.S.Ed. Professional Studies (Non-Certification Track)

Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours

The BSED degree with a major in Health & Physical-Professional Studies (Non-Certification Track) provides students who are interested in education the opportunity to take coursework with planned minors and concentrations. The degree allows for choice in several areas leading to a broad background. When accepted to the University all Health and Physical Education majors are placed in the Professional Studies, (Non-Certification Track). This track does NOT lead to teacher certification. Upon meeting teacher education program admission requirements, those seeking teacher certification in Health and Physical Education will move into the BSED Health & Physical Education Certification Track.

See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

Credit Hours
General Requirements (Core Areas A - E)42
Additional Requirements4
Area F – Courses Appropriate to Major
Pre-Professional Block
EDUC   2090PPB Practicum 0
EDUC   2110Investigating Critical and Contemporary Issues in Education3
EDUC   2120Exploring Socio-Cultural Perspectives on Diversity in Educational Contexts 3
EDUC   2130Exploring Learning and Teaching3
Prerequisite Courses to Field
KINS   2431Foundations of Health and Physical Education3
KINS   2531Human Anatomy and Physiology I3
Professional Education
HLTH   3135Topics in Coordinated School Health3
HLTH   3332Coordinated School Health Programs 3
KINS   3131Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement3
KINS   3435Motor Learning and Development3
KINS   3430Principles of Coaching3
KINS   2511Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory1
Major Requirements
Guided ElectivesIn consultation with the advisor student will select courses, minors and/or concentrations appropriate for the major at the 3000-4000 level44
Total Credit Hours124

Program Admission Criteria1

  • Must meet all University Admission Requirements

Other Program Requirements

  • Must choose guided electives at the 3000-4000 level.
  • Must identify a career path with their academic advisor

To graduate with B.S.Ed. Professional Studies Health & Physical Education/Non-Certification, a student must:

  • successfully complete the program of study as outlined in the catalog; 
  • be in good standing with a GPA of 2.0 or higher


Each student in Health and Physical Education-Professional Studies is assigned to an advisor in the College of Education Student Success Center for program planning and course scheduling. Telephone: (912) 478-0698. E-Mail: