BS in Physical Education

Shorelight - Adelphi University, United States

bs-in-physical-education

Next enrollment cycle

December 2021

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First Year Course Fee

USD 41,600

Course Accredited By

CAEP

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 30% scholarship
Learn to use exercise, sports, games, and dance in age-appropriate programs for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors.
  • After earning your teaching certification, you can focus on improving the health of individuals and communities as a physical education teacher, health teacher, or coach, or pursue graduate study in related fields, such as health education.
  • Receive personalized attention in a small class setting, learning from distinguished faculty who are committed to your success.
  • Gain hands-on experience teaching diverse populations how to adopt and value an active, healthy lifestyle.
  • Graduate ready to earn your New York state teacher certification for physical education for grades Pre-K through 12.

Enrollment Cycles

  • December 2021
  • July 2022
  • April 2022

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)

  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C /7
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms C /7
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms B-/8

English Requirements Certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

Uganda

  • Advanced Certificate of Education with a minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. In addition, Uganda Certificate of Education with a C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Examination Certificate with 5
  • Academic subjects passed is required.
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C7
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms C7
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms B5

English Requirements Certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

Tanzania

Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE)

  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms D/4

English Requirements Certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

(BTEC) Extended Diploma (Level 3)

  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms 96 UCAS Points or MMM Grade
     

English Requirements Certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

United Kingdom

  • See GCE criteria
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms GCE
  • Bachelor’s degree (Pass or Honours earned after 3 or 4 years); Bachelor of (Architecture, Dental Surgery, Medicine); Master of Pharmacy (I and II); BTEC Level 7 Diploma in Technology or Technological Engineering or Arts and Design
  • Undergraduate PS AAP 2 Terms 45
  • Undergraduate PS EAP 3 Terms 45
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2 Terms 55

English Requirements Certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

Physical Education: Teaching, B.S.
NY State Program Code: 23164
HEGIS Code: 0835.00
CIP Code: 13.1314

  • Required GPA: 2.75
  • Credits Required for Major: 63
  • Credits Required to Graduate: 120
  • The Physical Education Teacher Certification program prepares students for New York State Teacher Certification for Physical Education for grades Pre-K to 12. The program provides students with the knowledge, skills and confidence to develop, teach and promote fitness and wellness programs. Students learn to use exercise, sports, games and dance in age-appropriate programs for Pre-K to 12.

General Education

  • All students must satisfy the University’s , in addition to the requirements for the major. Students completing the B.A. degree in the College of Arts and Sciences must also satisfy the University’s foreign language requirement. There is no University requirement for a foreign language for the B.A. degree awarded by other schools of the University or for other bachelor’s degrees such as the B.S. or B.F.A.

Physical Education Content Core (40 credits)

  • PED (0852) 100 - Principles of Health and Physical Education Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 290 - Technology in Health and Physical Education Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 315 - Motor Development Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 340 - Curriculum and Teaching in Physical Education Credits: 3.00hrs
  • ESC (0854) 361 - Kinesiology Credits: 3.00 /BIO 361 - Kinesiology Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 375 - Social Issues in Physical Education and Sports Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 380 - Phys Ed in The Elementary School Credits: 3.00hrs
  • ESC (0854) 463 - Physiology of Exercise (Lecture and Lab) Credits: 3.00hrs
  • BIO 463 Physiology of Exercise (Lecture and Lab) Credits:3.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 469 - Adapted Physical Education Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 470 - Health and Fitness Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 509 - Hth Related Fitness Ed Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 488 - Practicum in Teaching Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 493 - Practicum II-Physical Education Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 525 - Curriculum and Methods in Physical Education Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 500 - Organization & Prin of Coaching Credits: 3.00hrs
  • HED (0834) 553 - Mind/Body Dimensions in Health Credits: 3.00hrs

Physical Education Electives (5 variable credits)

  • PED (0852) 167 - First Aid and Injury Control Credits: 3.00hrs
  • ESC (0854) 288 - Sports Medicine Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 544 - Organization & Administration Of Youth Sport Programs Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 580 - Special Topics Credits: 3.00hrs

S/T: Sport Based Youth Development

  • PED (0852) 680 - Special Topics: Advanced Topics in Physical Education
  • Credits: 3.00 S/T: National Issues PE or PED 490 - Special Topics Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PES (0853) 120 - Conditioning And Weight Control Credits: 1.00hrs
  • PES (0853) 121 - Fitness Fundamentals I Credits: 1.00hrs
  • PES (0853) 130 - Beginning Karate Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PES (0853) 200 - Special Topics: Phys Ed Activity Elective Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PES (0853) 220 - Cross Training for Health and Fitness Credits: 1.00hrs
  • PES (0853) 225 - Introduction to Strength Training Credits: 1.00hrs
  • PES (0853) 227 - Advanced Resistance Exercise Training Credits: 1.00hrs
  • PES (0853) 228 - Fitness Fundamentals II Credits: 1.00hrs
  • PES (0853) 224 - Personal Fitness Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 491 - Independent Study Credits: 1.00 to 6.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 581 - Special Topics Credits: 2.00hrs

S/T: Exercise Leadership

S/T: Outdoor Education  

  • PED (0852) 543 - Youth Development Through Sport and Physical Activity Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PES (0853) 271 - Sport Fundamentals Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PES (0853) 422 - Yoga Credits: 2.00hrs
  • HED (0834) 372 - Human Sexuality Credits: 3.00hrs
  • HED (0834) 373 - Essentials of Healthful Living Credits: 3.00hrs
  • HED (0834) 205 - Nutrition for Healthful Living Credits: 3.00hrs
  • HED (0834) 601 - Contemporary Health Issues Credits: 3.00hrs
  • HED (0834) 607 - Health Promotion for Children and Adolescents Credits: 3.00hrs

Physical Education Methodology (12 required credits)

  • PED (0852) 237 - Fundamental Movement and Games Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 245 - Invasion Games I Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 246 - Invasion Games II Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 247 - Net and Racquet Sports Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 250 - Lifetime Activities Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PED (0852) 285 - Rhythms and Fitness Activities Credits: 2.00hrs

Other Core Requirements (14 credits)

  • BIO (0105) 203 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I Credits: 4.00hrs
  • BIO (0105) 204 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I I Credits: 4.00hrs
  • SOC (0170) 345 - Social and Behavioral Aspects of Health Credits: 3.00hrs
  • HED (0834) 507 - Youth and Violence Credits: 3.00hrs

Education (Pedagogical) Core (9 credits)

  • PIA (0501) 114 - Lifespan Development for Non-Majors Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PIA (0501) 116 - Adolescent Psychology Credits: 3.00hrs
  • EST (0836) 304 - Community, Schools and Society Credits: 3.00hrs
  • ELY (0802) 530 - Literacy for Physical and Health Educators Credits: 3.00hrs

Student Teaching (6 credits)

  • PED (0852) 536 - Student Teaching: Phys Ed Credits: 6.00hrs

State Teacher Certification Requirements

  • Foreign or Sign Language
  • Workshop: Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Workshop: Violence Prevention
  • Workshop: Dignity for All Students Act
  • Suggest EDU 697 Dignitiy for All Students Act (DASA) Training Credits: 0.00hrs
  • Fingerprint Clearance
  • State Exam EAS
  • State exam CST
  • State exam edTPA

Other Requirements

  • Workshop: Concussion Management

Notes Minimum 2.75 Major GPA required

Minimum C grade required in major courses to apply for NYS Teacher Certification

 

  • Academic Accelerator Cost per Semester
  • Fall 2021 $21,104.7 
  • Spring 2022 $21,104.7 
  • Summer 2022 $21,104.7 
  • Housing Option Description Cost Per Semester
  • Option A: On Campus Double (with AC) 
  • Option A offers on-campus dorm room shared between two undergraduate students and a common bathroom in hallway. 
  • Fall 2021 $6,295 
  • Spring 2022 $6,295 
  • Summer 2022 $5,531 
  • Option B: On Campus Large Triple (with AC) 
  • Option B offers an on-campus suite-style room shared among three undergraduate students. Shared bathroom is en suite. 
  • Fall 2021 $6,710 
  • Spring 2022 $6,710 
  • Summer 2022 $5,531 
  • Option C: On Campus Regular Triple (with AC)
  • Option C offers an on-campus dorm room shared among three undergraduate students, with an ensuite bathroom. Fall 2021 $6,490 Spring 2022 $6,490 Summer 2022 $5,531 
  • Option D: On Campus Double (No AC) 
  • Option D offers an on-campus dorm room shared between two undergraduate students, with a common bathroom in the hallway. 
  • Fall 2021 $5,705 
  • Spring 2022 $5,705 
  • Summer 2022 $5,531 
  • Option E: On Campus Converted Triple (No AC) 
  • Option E offers an on-campus dorm room shared among three undergraduate students, with a common bathroom in the hallway. 
  • Fall 2021 $4,725 
  • Spring 2022 $4,725 
  • Summer 2022 $5,772 Meal Plan Details Cost Per Semester Panther Lifestyle Plan 200 meals per semester (~12 meals per week) at "all you can eat" dining hall, plus $200 Panther Dollars at food trucks, markets, cafés, and more. Includes free Sunday brunch in Post Hall. 
  • Fall 2021 $2,365 
  • Spring 2022 $2,365 
  • Summer 2022 $700

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