• A Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a Physical Education Teacher Education concentration requires 124 credit hours.
  • For transfer students, no more than 62 credit hours from a two-year school can be applied toward a UAH degree.
  • In order to graduate, 12 of the last 18 credit hours must be taken at UAH, and 25% of all coursework must be taken at UAH. A minimum of 30% of the total degree requirements must be taken in courses numbered 300 or above. 
  • 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 SUR: ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SUR: RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR: WORLD ART
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
LITERATURE WITHOUT BORDERS
MYTHOLOGY
PROTEST LITERATURE
HEROES &/OR MONSTERS
LOVE &/OR ROMANCE
SPECULATIVE REALITIES
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 WOMENS/GENDER/SEXLTY STU
ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL WORLDS
ARH SUR: ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SUR: RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR: WORLD ART
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
INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS
Natural Sciences (Lab)8
SURVEY OF ASTRONOMY
EXPLORING THE COSMOS I
EXPLORING THE COSMOS II
FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
and LABORATORY
ORGANISMAL BIOLOGY
and ORGANISMAL BIOLOGY LAB
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
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
WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
PRINC OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINC OF MICROECONOMICS
GLOBAL SYSTEMS AND CULTURES
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
* 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.
FYE 101DCHARGER SUCCESS - EDUCATION1
BYS 119
BYS 121
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
and LABORATORY
4
BYS 215
215L
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I
and HUMAN ANAT & PHYS I LAB
4
BYS 216
216L
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II
and HUMAN ANAT & PHYS II LAB
4
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
ED 301INTRO TO EDUCATION PRACTICUM1
ED 307MULTICULTURAL FND EDUCATION3
ED 308EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY3
ED 408TCHG READING/CONTENT AREA3
ED 499P-12 INTERNSHIP12
EDC 301TCHG THE EXCEPTIONAL CHILD3
EDC 311INSTR STRATEGIES INCLUSIVE CLR3
Kinesiology Core Courses12
KIN 240HEALTH & WELLNESS CONCEPTS3
KIN 260FOUNDATIONS OF KINESIOLOGY3
KIN 455MOTOR LEARNING3
KIN 457MEASUREMNT & EVAL IN PHYS ACTV3
PETE Specific Courses24
KIN 340SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH3
KIN 361TEACHING TEAM SPORTS3
KIN 362TEACHING INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITIES3
KIN 363TEACHING FITNESS & WELLNESS3
KIN 370ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION3
KIN 421INST APP TO SPORT PEDAGOGY3
KIN 462TEACHING PHYS ED IN ELEM SCH3
KIN 465TEACHING SECONDARY PE3
Choose 6 hours of KIN Electives 300+6
Total Semester Hours124
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 119
BYS 121
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
and LABORATORY
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 HUMAN ANAT & PHYS I LAB
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 HUMAN ANAT & PHYS II LAB
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