Oct 21, 2020  
2012-13 NSU Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2012-13 NSU Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Health and Physical Education Major B.S.Ed. - Major Code 5350


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Professional Education Requirements (K-12) - 29 hours


In addition to courses in the discipline, all students completing a BA or BS degree in Education degree must meet the following requirements for K-12 certification.

  • Be accepted for admission to teacher education, pre-II internship, and full internship according to published course sequence and guidelines.
  • Demonstrate proficiency at the high novice level in a language other than English.
  • Develop a portfolio which documents their accomplishments, learning, and strengths related to the competencies, standards, and outcomes established by the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation, Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, and the Oklahoma State Department of Education.  
  • Complete all courses in the major and Professional Education Core with a grade of “C” or higher.
  • Maintain an overall GPA of 2.5, a GPA of 2.5 for all major courses, and a GPA of 2.5 for all education courses.
  • Complete the 4 X 12 requirement - Early Childhood, Elementary Education, and Special Education programs require completion of 12 semester hours with a grade of “C” or better in the following disciplines: Communication Arts (Engl, Comm, Lit), Math, Science and Social Science (Econ, Geog, Hist, Pol Sci, Psyc, Soc) prior to graduation.

Policies of the College of Education


ENGLISH PROFICIENCY: English proficiency is a graduation requirement. Components I and II of English proficiency should be met with grades of “C” or better prior to the completion of 60 credit hours.
UPPER DIVISION CREDIT: Total hours must include at least 40 hours of credit in courses number 3000 and above.
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES: A minimum of 55 semester credit hours of course work for the BS/BSED degree shall be in the liberal arts and sciences and 80 credit hours of liberal arts and sciences is required for the BA/BAED degree.  Liberal Arts and Science courses are designated by a “#” after the course title.

(Health Education and Physical Education courses may not be repeated for credit except as stated in description of course.)

All Education Majors are expected to participate in a Department capstone experience as a requirement for graduation, and a Professional Development Site (PDS).

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