• 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.
 
Area I: Freshman Composition3-6
COLLEGE WRITING I
COLLEGE WRITING I W/STUDIO
COLLEGE WRITING II
ACCELERATED COLLEGE WRITING
HONORS ENGLISH SEMINAR
Area II: Humanities and Fine Arts*12
Fine Arts3
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
THEATRE APPRECIATION
INTRO TO FILM STUDIES
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
Literature3-6
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE I
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE 2
HONORS SEM READINGS LIT/CUL I
HONORS SEM READINGS LIT/CUL 2
MYTHOLOGY
Humanities and Fine Arts3-6
Intro to Rhetorical Communication
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I: SPANISH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I: ARABIC
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:FRENCH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:GERMAN
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:JAPANESE
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:RUSSIAN
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:SPANISH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II: ARABIC
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:FRENCH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:GERMAN
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:JAPANESE
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:RUSSIAN
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:SPANISH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG I: ARABIC
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:FRENCH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:GERMAN
INTERM FOREIGN LANG: JAPANESE
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:RUSSIAN
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:SPANISH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II: ARABIC
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:FRENCH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:GERMAN
INTERM FORGN LANG II:JAPANESE
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:RUSSIAN
INTERNATIONAL CINEMA
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
INTRO TO ETHICS
INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC
TECH, SCIENCE & HUMAN VALUES
INTRO WOMEN'S & GENDER STUDIES
ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL WORLDS
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
THEATRE APPRECIATION
INTRO TO FILM STUDIES
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
Area III: Mathematics and Sciences11-12
Mathematics3-4
NATURE OF MATHEMATICS
ALGEBRA WITH APPLICATIONS
FINITE MATHEMATICS
PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA
PRECALCULUS TRIGONOMETRY
PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA & TRIG
MATH PROFESSIONAL APPLICATIONS
CALCULUS A
Natural Sciences (Lab)8
SURVEY OF ASTRONOMY
EXPLORING THE COSMOS I
EXPLORING THE COSMOS II
FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
ORGANISMAL BIOLOGY
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I
INTRO TO CHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB I
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB II
GENERAL, ORGANIC, BIOCHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCE
WEATHER, CLIMATE & GLOBAL CHNG
CONCEPTUAL PHYSICS
GENERAL PHYSICS I
GENERAL PHYSICS II
GEN PHYSICS W/CALCULUS I
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB I
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC II
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB II
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC III
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB III
Area IV: History and Social and Behavioral Sciences*12
History3-6
WORLD HISTORY TO 1500
WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500
UNITED STATES TO 1877
UNITED STATES SINCE 1877
Social and Behavioral Sciences6-9
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
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I
LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT
INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY
ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL PROBLEMS
INTRO TO CRIMINOLOGY
INTRO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
* Take either 1 EH (Area II) + 2 HY (Area IV) <OR> 2 EH (Area II) + 1 HY (Area IV). Take no more than six hours in a single discipline in Area II or Area IV.
Area V Pre-Professional Courses
Courses in this area may also fulfill Charger Foundations requirements.
BYS 119PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY4
BYS 215HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I4
BYS 216HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II4
CH 101
CH 105
INTRO TO CHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
4
or CH 121
CH 125
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB I
CM 113Intro to Rhetorical Communication3
KIN 327
KIN 328
EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
and EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
4
MA 110FINITE MATHEMATICS3
or higher
PY 101GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I3
PY 201LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT3
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
Sample four year plan for BS degree in Kinesiology: Physical Education Teacher Education (P-12)

Note:  This is only an example and variations are possible.

Year 1
FallSemester Hours
FYE 101DCHARGER SUCCESS - EDUCATION 1
BYS 119PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY 4
EH 101COLLEGE WRITING I 3
KIN 240HEALTH WELLNESS CONCEPTS 3
MA 110FINITE MATHEMATICS 3
  or MA 112  or PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA 
Fine Arts elective-see Requirements tab for options  3
 Term Semester Hours: 17
Spring
CH 101
CH 105
INTRO TO CHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
4
CM 113Intro to Rhetorical Communication 3
EH 102COLLEGE WRITING II 3
KIN 260FOUNDATIONS OF KINESIOLOGY 3
History elective-see Requirements tab for options  3
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Year 2
Fall
BYS 215
215L
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I
and HA&P I LABORATORY
4
KIN 362TEACHING INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITIES 3
KIN 370ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION 3
PY 101GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I 3
Literature elective-see Requirements tab for options  3
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Spring
BYS 216
216L
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II
and HA&P II LABORATORY
4
KIN 363TEACHING FITNESS WELLNESS 3
PY 201LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT 3
2nd Humanities, Fine Art, or Literature-see Requirements tab for options  3
2nd History or Social & Behavioral Science-see Requirements tab for options  3
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Year 3
Fall
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
KIN 300+ level elective  3
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Spring
KIN 327
KIN 328
EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
and EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
4
KIN 340SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH 3
KIN 361TEACHING TEAM SPORTS 3
KIN 455MOTOR LEARNING 3
KIN 462TEACHING PHYS ED IN ELEM SCH 3
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Year 4
Fall
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
KIN 300+ level elective  3
 Term Semester Hours: 15
Spring
ED 499P-12 INTERNSHIP 12
 Term Semester Hours: 12
 Total Semester Hours: 124