Physical Education (B.S.)

The Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education prepares students for NYS teacher certification in K-12 Physical Education. The teacher licensure program is fully accredited by CAEP. Sage also offers 4+1 Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Health Education for students who have completed the B.S. degree in Physical Education and are eligible for NYS certification.

Required Workshops

  • Rep & Ident Child Abuse workshop : 0 credit
  • Safe Schools Violence Prevention workshop : 0 credit
  • DASA/School Bullying workshop : 0 credit

Student Teaching Notes

Before enrolling in PED 407 Physical Education Student Teaching K-12, students must meet the following requirements:

  • A grade of “C-” or better in all PED Core courses with the exception of, PED 303 and 304, must have a grade of B- in these two courses.
  • Achieve and maintain the healthy zones in aerobic capacity (pacer test or mile run), muscular strength and endurance (curl-up), flexibility (sit & reach), and upper body strength and endurance (push-up & modified push-up) as measured by Fitnessgram. Candidates must score at the Acceptable level for four areas listed prior to exiting from the program. Fitness measures will be required in PED 225, SCI 310, PED 401, and if applicable, PED 407.
    • Accommodations will be made for teacher candidates with documented physical disabilities.
  • Demonstrate competence in selected game categories as measured by a grade B- or higher in PED 303 and 304.
    • Accommodations will be made for teacher candidates with documented physical disabilities.
  • Complete an application for student teaching (PED 407) and submit to the School of Education department office.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.000 or higher.

Degree Completion Notes

  • Total credits required for bachelor degree (minimum): 120 credits
  • Cumulative GPA required for graduation (minimum): 3.000
  • Major GPA required for graduation (minimum): 2.750
  • 1/2 of major requirements must be completed at Sage (minimum)
  • Completion of all required General Education coursework

Suggested Program of Study

  • Year 1 - Fall: 15 credits
    • PED 110
    • PSY 101
    • RSC 101
    • WRT 101
    • General Education Course
       
  • Year 1 - Spring: 15 credits
    • PED 225
    • PSY 202
    • WRT 201
    • Language Elective
    • General Education Course
       
  • Year 2 - Fall: 14 credits
    • BIO 201 and BIO 201L
    • EDU 201
    • PED 308
    • PED 330
    • PED 350
    • RSC 201
       
  • Year 2 - Spring: 16 credits
    • BIO 202 and BIO 202L
    • EDU 206
    • PED 219
    • PED 240
    • PED 305
    • PED 409
       
  • Year 3 - Fall: 17 credits
    • PED 303
    • PED 310
    • PED 320
    • PED 355
    • SCI 310 and SCI 310L
       
  • Year 3 - Spring: 17 credits
    • PED 304
    • PED 311
    • PED 322
    • SCI 306
    • General Education Course
       
  • Year 4 - Fall: 15 credits
    • HED 541
    • PED 312
    • PED 420
    • PED 430
    • RSC 301
    • Safe Schools Violence Prevention Workshop
    • Reporting and Identifying Child Abuse Workshop
       
  • Year 4 - Spring: 12 credits
    • PED 407
Total credits:
95

Overview

Program

Type

Bachelor's