PETE (Physical Education in Teacher Education) Only
Arkansas State University-Jonesboro
Degree:  Bachelor of Science in Education
Major:  PETE (Physical Education in Teacher Education) Only
2006-2007
Those desiring to receive a Coaching certification (additional 7 hrs) and/or Driver's Ed certification (6 hrs)  may do so by taking additional courses during the summer or may carry a maximum hour load every semester. 
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1   Year 1
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
HPES 1913 Intro/Foundations of PE (FYE) 3 x   HLTH 2513 Principles of Personal Health 3  
PE 1002 Concepts of Fitness 2 x   PE Activity (1411, 1511, 2311) Gymnastics, Track, Aquatics 1  
PE Activity (1411, 1511, 2311) Gymnastics, Track, Aquatics 1     ENG 1013 Composition II 3 x
SCOM 1203 Oral Communications 3 x   MATH 1023 College Algebra 3 x
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 x   HIST 2763 or 2773 or POSC 2103 US to 1876 or Since 1876 or Intro to American Government 3 x
ANTH 2233 or HIST 1013 or 1023 or GEOG 2613 Cultural Anthropology or World Civilization to or since 1660 or Intro to Geography 3 x   ART or MUS or THEA Fine Arts Visual or Musical or Theatre 3 x
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   16  
Year 2    Year 2
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
SCED 2514 Intro to Secondary Teaching 4     HLTH 3533   Strategies for Teaching Health Ed 3  
HLTH 2523 First Aid & Safety 3     PE 3802  PE for Teachers of Young Children 2  
ENG 2003 or ENG 2013 or PHIL 1103 Intro to Literature I or II or Intro to Philosophy 3 x   PE Activity (1411, 2311)   Track, Aquatics 1  
BIOL 1003 or 1033 0r 1043 0r 1063 Biological Science or Biology of Sex or Plants and People or People and the Environment 3 X   CHEM 1013 or PHSC 1203 or GEOL 1003 or PHSY 1003 or PHYS 2034 or PHYS 2054 Gen Chemistry I or Physical Science or Environmental Geology or Intro to Space Science or University Physics I or General Physics 3 X
BIOL 1001 Biological Science Lab 1 x   CHEM 1001 or PHSC 1201 or GEOL 1001 or PHYS 1101 Lab for above 1 X
PSY 2013 or SOC 2103 or POSC 1003  Intro to Psychology or Prin of Sociology or Intro to Politics 3 x   PE 3832 TPT Fitness Concepts 2  
           ECON 2333 Economic Issues and Concepts 3 x
          ART or MUS or THEA 2503 or ENG 2003 or 2013 or PHIL 1103 Fine Arts Visual or Musical or Theatre or Intro to Lit I or II or Intro to Philosophy (select one not previously taken) 3 x
Total Hours   17     Total Hours   18  
Year 3   Year 3
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ES 3543 Human Anatomy 3     PE 4663 Motor Skills Development 3  
PE 3862, 3842, 3892 Theory & Practice of Teaching (Racquet, Leisure, Team) 2     PE 4793 Evaluations of PE 3  
PSY 3703 Educational Psychology 3     ES 3553 Basic Physiology 3  
PE 3823 Theory & Practice of Teaching Rhythmical Activities 3     SCED 3515 Performance Design 5  
PE 4783 Organization & Admin of PE 3     PE 3862, 3842, 3892 Theory & Practice of Teaching (Racquet, Leisure, Team) 2  
Elective Student's Choice 1     PE 3862, 3842, 3892 Theory & Practice of Teaching (Racquet, Leisure, Team) 2  
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   18  
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
EDPE 4583 Methods of Physical Education 3     TIPE 4826-2 Internship 12  
PE 4753 PE Curriculum 3            
PE 4703 Adapted PE 3            
SCED 4713 Educational Psychology 3            
PE 4763 Kinesiology 3            
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   12  
                 
Total Jr/Sr Hours >45     Total Degree Hours 126  
                 
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
2.50 GPA in Major
2.00 GPA at ASU
2.50 GPA Overall
Maximum of 31 credit hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max) 
45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
124 Total Credit Hours  
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
PETE Department Requirements:
Personal interview upon completing 47 hours (Every October/April)
Present Phase I Portfolio
Course/Grade Requirements:
C or better in Eng 1003, 1013, Math 1023, SCOM 1203
C or better in SCED 2514
C or better in FYE 1913 or PE 1883
PRAXIS I (Read 172/ Math 171/ Write 173)
Complete Career Decision/Making Assessment 
Departmental Requirements ( Category A, Category B)

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