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  Dec 15, 2017
 
2017 - 2018 General Catalogue

Transfer Guide - Physical Education Teacher Certification


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UWA Lower-Level Degree Requirements for a

Major in Physical Education P-12 (Certification)

College of Education
Effective: Fall 2016

Core Curriculum Requirements 

Students transferring from Alabama public two-year and four-year colleges and universities should consult the AGSC site for complete details regarding Areas I-IV for all majors, including the list of approved courses for each institution. Specific requirements for students majoring in Physical Education at Alabama public two-year schools and for UWA pre-Physical Education majors are included below.

Area I - Written Composition (6 semester hours)


AGSC:  No specific courses required beyond the AGSC requirements.

UWA Course Titles AL College System Course Titles
Choose from one of the following sequences:  
EH 101 . Written English I (3) 
EH 102 . Written English II (3)  OR
EH 103 . Honors English I (3) 
EH 104 . Honors English II (3)  

ENG 101, Written Composition I
ENG 102, Wirtten Composition II

 

Area II - Humanities and Fine Arts (12 semester hours)


AGSC:  There are no specific courses required beyond the AGSC requirements, but the following course is strongly preferred:

AL College System Course Titles
SPH 107, Fundamentals of Public Speaking

UWA:  Students planning to complete the bachelor’s degree are required to complete the patern in humanities and fine arts listed below:

UWA Course Titles AL College System Course Titles
Choose one of the following sequences:  
EH 213 . Honors Literature I (3) 
EH 214 . Honors Literature II (3) 
EH 221 . British Literature I (3) 
EH 222 . British Literature II (3) 
EH 231 . American Literature I (3) 
EH 232 . American Literature II (3)  
ENG 251, American Literature I
ENG 252, American Literature II
ENG 261, English Literature I
ENG 262, English Literature II
ENG 271, World Literature I
ENG 272, World Literature II
SH 100 . Principles of Public Speaking (3) 
SH 150 . Professional Speaking (3)  
SPH 107, Fundamentals of Public Speaking
Choose one of the following:  
AT 100 . Introduction to Art (3) 
MU 100 . Introduction to Music (3) 
TH 100 . Introduction to Theatre (3)  
ART 100, Art Appreciation
MUS 101, Music Apppreciation
THR 120, Theatre Appreciation
THR 126, Introduction to Theatre

 

Area III - Natural Sciences and Mathematics (11 semester hours)


AGSC:  No specific courses required beyond the AGSC requirements.

UWA:  Students planning to complete the bachelor’s degree are required to complete the pattern in natural sciences and mathematics as listed below:

UWA Course Titles AL College System Course Titles
Choose one of the following:  
BY 101 . Introductory Biology I (4) 
BY 103 . Honors Biology (4)   
BIO 103, Principles of Biology I
Choose one of the following:  

CH 101 . Introductory General Chemistry (4) 
CH 111 . General Chemistry I (4)  
EN 100 . Introduction to Environmental Sciences (4) 
ES 100 . Introduction to Geology (4)  
PH 190 . Astronomy (4) 
PH 201 . College Physics I (4)  
CHM 104, Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry
CHM 105, Introduction to Organic Chemistry
CHM 111, College Chemistry
PHS 111, Physical Science I
PHS 112, Physical Science II
PHS 201, General Physics
Choose one of the following:  
MH 113 . Precalculus Algebra (3)   MTH 112, Precalculus Algebra
MTH 113, Precalculus Trigonometry
MTH 125, Calculus I
MTH 120, Calculus and Its Applications

 

Area IV - History, Social, and Behavioral Sciences (12 semester hours)


AGSC:  No specific courses required beyond the AGSC requirements.

UWA:  Students planning to complete the bachelor’s degree are required to complete the pattern in history, social, and behavioral sciences as listed below:

UWA Course Titles AL College System Course Titles
Choose one of the following sequences:  
HY 101 . History of Western Civilization I (3) 
HY 102 . History of Western Civilization II (3) 
OR
HY 103 . Honors Western Civilization (3) 
HY 104 . Honors Western Civilization II (3) 
OR
HY 211 . American History I (3) 
HY 212 . American History II (3)  
HIS 101, Western Civilization I
HIS 102, Western Civilization II
HIS 121, World History I
HIS 122, World History II
HIS 201, United States History I
HIS 202, United States History II
Choose six hours from the following:  
AN 100 . Introduction to Anthropology (3) 
EC 201 . Principles of Microeconomics (3) 
EC 202 . Principles of Macroeconomics (3) 
GY 100 . Introduction to Geography (3) 
PS 110 . American Government (3) 
PY 100 . General Psychology (3) 
SY 100 . Principles of Sociology (3)  
SY 110 . Social Problems (3)  
ANT 200, Introduction to Anthropology
ECO 231, Principles of Macroeconomics
ECO 232, Principles of Microeconomics
GEO 100, World Regional Geography
GEO 201, Human Geography
POL 200, Introduction to Political Science
POL 211, American National Government
PSY 200, General Psychology
SOC 200, Introduction to Sociology
SOC 210, Social Problems

 

Area V - Pre-Professional, Major, and Elective Courses at UWA (19 semester hours)


Contact Name:  Dr. R.T. Floyd
Title:  Chairperson, Department of Physical Education and Athletic Training
Phone:  (205) 652-3714
Email:  rtf@uwa.edu

UWA:  Students planning to complete the bachelor’s degree are required to complete other core requirements as follows:

UWA Course Titles AL College System Course Titles
Two semester hours in physical education
activity courses, choosing one from the following:
 
PE 100 - 126, Activity Classes None Listed
PE 200 . Foundations of Health and Physical Education (3)  
PE 250 . First Aid and CPR Professional Rescuer-AED (1)  
PE 251 . Concepts of Health, Wellness, and Fitness (3)  
PED 200, Foundations of Physical Education
HED 230, Safety and First Aid
OR
HED 231, First Aid
HED 221, Personal Health
OR
HED 224, Personal and Community Health
Four semester hours in physical education
foundation courses from the following:
 
EX 241 . Strength, Speed, and Power Training (2) 
EX 242 . Flexibility (2) 
EX 246 . Endurance Training (2) 
PE 202 . Racquet and Paddle Sports (2) 
PE 203 . Recreational Activities (2) 
PE 204 . Indoor Team Sports (2) 
PE 205 . Outdoor Team Sports (2)  
None Listed
BY 231 . Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4)   None Listed

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