Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education, Grades K-12

COLLEGE OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES

Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies

Southeastern's Health and Physical Education program leads to teacher certification in Health and Physical Education for grades kindergarten through 12. Students who complete all requirements for teacher licensure in Louisiana are certified to teach Health and Physical Education in elementary, middle/junior high and high schools throughout the state. Also offered are courses leading to teacher certification in Adapted Physical Education and a minor in Athletic Coaching.

Career Information
Types of Jobs
  • Athletic Coach
  • Health and Physical Education Teacher
Types of Employers
  • Elementary Schools
  • High Schools
  • Middle/Junior High Schools
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Students have access to four teaching/research laboratories, an indoor heated pool and outdoor tennis courts

  • Nationally recognized faculty with strong records of publication

  • Student research opportunities

  • Southeastern is recognized throughout the state and region as a leader in teacher education

  • Teacher education program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE); Health and PE degree is approved by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE)

  • Honors curriculum available

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
  • Total semester hours required: 124

MINORS
  • Adapted Physical Education

  • Athletic Coaching

RELATED DEGREES
  • Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Education and Promotion

  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

  • Bachelor of Science in Sport Management

  • Master of Arts in Health and Kinesiology

CAMPUS ORGANIZATIONS & ACTIVITIES
  • KHS Club (Kinesiology and Health Studies Student Organization)

  • Sport Management Organization

 

Contact Information

Dr. Charlotte Humphries

chumphries@southeastern.edu

985-549-2129

Mailing address: SLU 10845, Hammond, LA 70402

On-campus address: Kinesiology and Health Studies Building, Room 120

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