• Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology: Physical Education Teacher Education requires 123 credit hours.
  • 12 credit hours of 300 level and above must be taken in the major.
  • 12 of the last 18 credit hours must be taken at UAH, with an overall 25% of coursework taken at UAH.
  • No more than 61 credit hours from a two-year school can be applied toward a UAH degree. 
  • For graduation application instructions, see here.
CHARGER SUCCESS - EDUCATION
Freshman Composition6
COLLEGE WRITING I
COLLEGE WRITING II
Humanities and Fine Arts12
Fine Arts: Choose one3
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
THEATRE APPRECIATION
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
Literature: Choose one or two 13-6
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE I
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE 2
MYTHOLOGY
Humanities:3
Intro to Rhetorical Communication 1
2nd Humanities/Fine Arts/Literature3
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
INTRO TO ETHICS
INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC
TECH, SCIENCE & HUMAN VALUES
INTRO WOMEN'S & GENDER STUDIES
Any WLC course 100 or 200 level
Mathematics and Natural Sciences11-12
Mathematics: Choose one3
FINITE MATHEMATICS
PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA
PRECALCULUS TRIGONOMETRY
Natural Sciences: 8
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
INTRO TO CHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
History or Social and Behavioral Sciences12
History: Choose one or two 13-6
WORLD HISTORY TO 1500
WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500
UNITED STATES TO 1877
UNITED STATES SINCE 1877
ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL WORLDS
Social and Behavioral Sciences6
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I
LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT
History or Social and Behavioral Science: Choose one3
PRINC OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINC OF MICROECONOMICS
GLOBAL SYSTEMS AND CULTURES
WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
INTRO TO AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
INTRO TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS
INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY
ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL PROBLEMS
INTRO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
SOCIOLOGICAL PERSP TECH & SCI
Pre-professional Courses12
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II
INTRO TO EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
and INTRO EX PHYSIOLOGY LAB
Education Courses28
INTRO TO EDUCATION PRACTICUM
MULTICULTURAL FND EDUCATION
EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
TCHG READING/CONTENT AREA
P-12 INTERNSHIP
TCHG THE EXCEPTIONAL CHILD
INSTR STRATEGIES INCLUSIVE CLR
Kinesiology Core Courses12
HEALTH & WELLNESS CONCEPTS
FOUNDATIONS OF KINESIOLOGY
MOTOR LEARNING
MEASUREMNT & EVAL IN PHYS ACTV
PETE Specific Courses24
SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH
TEACHING TEAM SPORTS
TEACHING INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITIES
TEACHING FITNESS & WELLNESS
ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION
INST APP TO SPORT PEDAGOGY
TEACHING PHYS ED IN ELEM SCH
TEACHING SECONDARY PE
Choose 6 hours of KIN Electives 300+6
Total Semester Hours123
Year 1
FallSemester Hours
FYE 101DCHARGER SUCCESS - EDUCATION 1
EH 101COLLEGE WRITING I 3
BYS 119PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY 4
MA 110FINITE MATHEMATICS 3
  or MA 112  or PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA 
KIN 240HEALTH WELLNESS CONCEPTS 3
Fine Arts elective-see Requirements tab for options  3
 Term Semester Hours: 17
Spring
EH 102COLLEGE WRITING II 3
CH 101
CH 105
INTRO TO CHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
4
HY 103WORLD HISTORY TO 1500 3
  or HY 104  or WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500 
CM 113Intro to Rhetorical Communication 3
KIN 260FOUNDATIONS OF KINESIOLOGY 3
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Year 2
Fall
EH 207READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE I 3
  or EH 208  or READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE 2 
PY 101GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I 3
BYS 215
215L
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I
and HA&P I LABORATORY
4
KIN 340SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH 3
KIN 300+ level elective  3
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Spring
PY 201LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT 3
BYS 216
216L
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II
and HA&P II LABORATORY
4
KIN 370ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION 3
2nd Humanities, Fine Art, or Literature-see Requirements tab for options  3
2nd History or Social Behavior Science-see Requirements tab for options  3
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Year 3
Fall
KIN 361TEACHING TEAM SPORTS 3
ED 301INTRO TO EDUCATION PRACTICUM 1
ED 307MULTICULTURAL FND EDUCATION 3
ED 308EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 3
EDC 301TCHG THE EXCEPTIONAL CHILD 3
EDC 311INSTR STRATEGIES INCLUSIVE CLR 3
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Spring
KIN 327
KIN 328
INTRO TO EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
and INTRO EX PHYSIOLOGY LAB
4
KIN 362TEACHING INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITIES 3
KIN 455MOTOR LEARNING 3
KIN 462TEACHING PHYS ED IN ELEM SCH 3
KIN 300+ elective  3
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Year 4
Fall
KIN 363TEACHING FITNESS WELLNESS 3
KIN 421INST APP TO SPORT PEDAGOGY 3
KIN 465TEACHING SECONDARY PE 3
KIN 457MEASUREMNT EVAL IN PHYS ACTV 3
ED 408TCHG READING/CONTENT AREA 3
 Term Semester Hours: 15
Spring
ED 499P-12 INTERNSHIP 12
 Term Semester Hours: 12
 Total Semester Hours: 124