Physical Education Teacher (P-12), B.S. Four-Year Degree Map for Bulletin Year 2021-2022

First Year

Fall Classes - 15 credits Credits Spring Classes - 17 credits Credits
ENGL 1010: English Composition I
Pathways Required Core
3 ENGL 1012: English Composition II
Pathways Required Core
3
Math & Quantitative Reasoning
Pathways Required Core
3 Life & Physical Sciences
Pathways Required Core
3
U.S. Experience in Its Diversity
Pathways Flexible Core
3 World Cultures & Global Issues
Pathways Flexible Core
3
Creative Expression
Pathways Flexible Core
3 Creative Expression
Pathways Flexible Core
3
SEED 3010: Performance/Analysis I: Foundational Movement Skills and Dance
Major
3 SEED 3030: Performance/Analysis 3: Team Sports
Major
3
    General Elective
General Elective
2

Second Year

Fall Classes - 16 credits Credits Spring Classes - 15 credits Credits
Scientific World
Pathways Flexible Core (HNSC 1100 or HNSC 1200 highly recommended)
3 SEED 2002: Children and Youth in Urban Education: Developmental, Psychological and Sociological Perspectives
Major
3
SEED 2001: Historical, Philosophical, and Cultural Foundations of Education
Major (Also fulfills Pathways Individual & Society)
3 SEED 3020: Applied Concepts of Fitness & Health
Major
3
KINS 3001: Anatomy and Physiology for Physical Education
Major
4 SEED 3050: Adapted Physical Education
Major
3
SEED 3040: Dual and Lifetime Sports
Major
3 KINS 3290: Applied Musculoskeletal Anatomy
Major
3
General Elective
General Elective
3 KINS 4200W: Physiology of Exercise
Major
3

Third Year

Fall Classes - 15 credits Credits Spring Classes - 15 credits Credits
College Option
Pathways College Option
3 College Option
Pathways College Option
3
SEED 3401: Language and Literacy in Urban School Contexts
Major
3 College Option
Pathways College Option
3
SEED 3060: Methods of Evaluation in Kinesiology
Major
3 SEED 3110: Instructional Strategies in Physical Education II (7-12)
Major
3
SEED 3105: Instructional Skills and Strategies in Physical Education I (K-6)
Major
3 SEED 3402: Teaching in the Content Area - Physical Education
Major
3
KINS 3295: Motor Development and Learning
Major
3 SEED 4004: Principles and Practices of Coaching and Officiating
Major
3

Fourth Year

Fall Classes - 15 credits Credits Spring Classes - 12 credits Credits
College Option
Pathways College Option
3 SEED 4414: Advanced Seminar on Methods of Teaching Science, Student Teaching II
Major
4
SEED 3456: Inclusive Education and Teaching Students with Special Needs
Major
3 SEED 4415: Advanced Seminar on Methods of Teaching Physical Education, Student Teaching II
Major
8
SEED 3080: Physical Education Field Experience in School Settings
Major
3    
General Elective
General Elective
3    
General Elective
General Elective
3    

Degree Details

39 Pathways Credits*

70 Major Credits

11 General Elective Credits

120 Total Credits

Contact Information

Secondary Education
2608 James Hall
Laura Blitzer (for KINS course permissions)
laurablitzer@brooklyn.cuny.edu
Lyn-donna George (for SEED course permissions)
lyn-donna.george62@brooklyn.cuny.edu

*The Pathways curriculum is typically 42 credits. However, the Physical Education Teacher major includes one course (SEED 2001) that also satisfies a Pathways requirement. Therefore, students majoring in Physical Education Teacher only need to complete 39 additional Pathways credits.

Students must have a minimum overall grade point average of 2.5 to declare a major in Physical Education Teacher. Students must maintain a minimum overall grade point average of 2.75 to remain a major in the program. Physical Education Teacher majors must have a grade point average of 3.0 or greater in required Department of Secondary Education coursework to graduate. Upon exit from the program, candidates will qualify to participate in the NYS directed certification process.

Students will need to secure fingerprint clearance for any SEED course requiring field hours.

Students must have a GPA of 2.70 or higher based on a minimum of 30 credits in liberal arts and sciences to take SEED 2001 and 2002. Students must have a B- or higher in both SEED 2001 and 2002, and a GPA of 2.75 or higher based on a minimum of 30 credits in liberal arts and sciences, to continue to SEED 3401, SEED 3402, and SEED 3456.

The four-year degree map is designed to help you take the right courses in the right order so you can graduate in four years. It also helps you distinguish what courses qualify as Pathways courses, or Major courses, or General Elective courses. Ideally, you should follow the four-year degree map as closely as possible, but you are free to make some adjustments so long as the prerequisite requirements are satisfied.

In conjunction with the four-year degree map, you should review Degree Works, and the Brooklyn College website, for an approved list of courses in your major. Overall, it is best to review your academic plan with your advisor on a regular basis.

Contact Information

Secondary Education
2608 James Hall
Laura Blitzer (for KINS course permissions)
laurablitzer@brooklyn.cuny.edu
Lyn-donna George (for SEED course permissions)
lyn-donna.george62@brooklyn.cuny.edu

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