Department of Health,
Physical Education and Recreation Curriculum

Accreditation

The Department is accredited by the Department of Educationof the state of Virginia, the National Council for Accreditationof Teacher Education (NCATE), and the National Association forSport and Physical Education (NASPE).

The Health endorsement offered through the Department consists of the following courses:

  • HEA 203 - Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • HEA 204 - School Health Issues
  • HEA 550 - Sexuality Education
  • EDU 323 - Methods and Materials for Teaching Health
First Year
Semester
1st
2nd
Health 200
2
-
UNV 101
1
-
Biology 103
4
-
English 101-102
3
3
Mathematics 109-110
3
3
History 106-105/107
3
3
PED(Swimming) 106
1
1
SPD 103
-
3
PSY 203
-
3
Total
17
16
Second Year
Semester
1st
2nd
Sociology 205
3
-
EDU 200
4
-
PED 220
3
-
PED 214
1
-
PED 199
2
-
PED 100(2)*
0
0
Humanities 201-202
3
3
History 108
-
3
CSC 120
-
3
PED 321
-
3
PED 314
-
1
Health 203
-
3
Total
16
16
Summer Session
Biology 224
 
4
Biology 225
 
4
Total
8
Third Year
Semester
1st
2nd
PED 407
2
-
PED 306
3
-
PED 301
3
-
HEA 550
3
-
EDU 371 & 372
1
2
EDU 302
4
-
PED 100 (2) *
0
3
PED 427
-
3
PED 365
-
3
HEA 204
-
3
EDU 324
-
0
EDU 208
-
3
Total
16
17
Fourth Year
Semester
1st
2nd
PED 230
3
-
PED 331
4
-
PED 409
3
-
EDU 323
3
-
HEA 211
3
-
EDU 440
-
6
EDU 441
-
6
PED 440
-
1
Total
16
13

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS - 135

* Competency-Based Sport Skills Program - Enroll in PED 100 eight times, as follows:

  • Team Sports (3 required) - PED 100-09, PED 100-31, PED 100-43, PED 100-52, or other team sport
  • Individual/Dual Sports (3 required) - PED 100-11, PED 100-21, PED 100-37, PED 100-49, PED 100-40, or other individual/dual sport
  • Fitness (2 required) - PED 100-04, PED 100-13

Coordinator: Ms. Valerie Burge-Hall