Physical Education & Health (B.S.), Non-Licensure - Resident

Physical Education & Health (B.S.), Non-Licensure - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2022 through summer 2023. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
INQR 101Inquiry1
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101Foundational Skills1
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Technology Competency 20-3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 32
RSCH 201Research3
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 32
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 32
THEO 202Theology Survey II 32
Total Hours44-47

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skill requirements


All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirements of RLGN 105 Introduction to Biblical Worldview (2 c.h.) and EVAN 101 Evangelism and the Christian Life (2 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirements of THEO 201 Theology Survey I (2 c.h.) and THEO 202 Theology Survey II (2 c.h.) waived

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
BIOL 213Human Anatomy and Physiology I 1,23
BIOL 214Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 1,21
BIOL 215Human Anatomy and Physiology II 1,23
BIOL 216Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 1,21
Total Hours8

Course may fulfill select general education requirements.


Minimum grade of "C" required

Major Core
CRST 290History of Life3
EXSC 310Physiology of Exercise3
EXSC 311Analysis of Human Movement3
EXSC 320Measurement and Evaluation in Health and Kinesiology3
HLTH 216Personal Health3
HLTH 330Human Nutrition3
PHED 101Physical Fitness1
PHED 208Motor Learning2
PHED 209Motor Learning Lab1
PHED 225Weight Training/Conditioning1
PHED 335Adapted Physical Activity2
PHED 336Adapted Physical Activity Lab1
Physical Education Elective 11
Total Hours27

Choose one course from PHED 216 Field Hockey (1 c.h.) - PHED 240 ( c.h.)

HLTH 252Drugs in Society3
HLTH 402The School Health Program 13
HLTH 440Methods and Resources in Teaching Applied Sciences in Schools 22
PHED 189PE Observations in Schools1
PHED 200Basketball/Soccer1
PHED 201Flag Football/Innovative Games 11
PHED 202Racquet Sports 11
PHED 203Tumbling and Rhythmic Activities1
PHED 204Softball/Volleyball1
PHED 205Innovative Games 21
PHED 207History and Foundations of Physical Education 22
PHED 405Administration and Organization of Physical Education, Exercise and Fitness 23
PHED 450Elementary Physical Education Methods & Behavior Management 13
PHED 451Secondary Physical Education Methods 23
SMGT 300Introduction to Coaching3
Total Hours29

Course offered in spring only


Course offered in fall only

Free Electives
Choose 9-16 credit hours of Free Electives 19-16
Total Hours9-16

Honors Program students must take HONR 395 Quantitative Research Methods and Design (3 c.h.) in the fall of junior year

Additional Requirements 

  • First Aid/CPR Certification
  • Swimming Proficiency

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of ‘C’ Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major and concentration taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
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