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Physical & Health Education

Admissions Information

FOR STUDENTS ENTERING LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2011 & LATER

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester -15 Credit Hours

HLTH 205 Health & Wellness -- 3 credit hours

Spring Semester -16 Credit Hours

HPEP 280 Motor Development -- 3 credit hours

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester -- 17 Credit Hours

MUST ACHIEVE A 2.0 BY THE BEGINNING OF THIS SEMESTER IN ORDER TO ENROLL IN PHETE SPECIFIC COURSES

Biology 206 -- Anatomy & Physiology -- 4 credit hours
HLTH 335 Nutrition -- 3 credit hours
HPEP 201 Introduction to Health Education and Promotion -- 3 credit hours
HPEP 202 Introduction to Physical Education -- 2 credit hours
Spring Semester -- 15-17 Credit Hours

Biology 207 Anatomy & Physiology --- 4 credit hours
HPEP 203 Technology in Health and PE -- 1 credit hour
HPEP 204 Assessment in HPE -- 2 credit hours
HLTH 313 Drugs & Human Behavior-- 3 credit hours $
APPLY TO PROGRAM MONDAY AFTER SPRING BREAK. INTERVIEWS WEEK FOLLOWING EXAMS.

THIRD YEAR

Fall Semester -- 17 Credit Hours

MUST BE ADMITTED TO PROGRAM BEFORE SEMESTER BEGINS TO TAKE RESTRICTED COURSES -- MARKED*

HPEP 377 Elementary Methods -- 4 credit hours*
HPEP 351 Lifetime Activities -- 3 credit hours*
EDUC 432 Content Area Reading -- 3 credit hours*
HPEP 366 Functional Biomechanics -- 4 credit hours
HLTH 314 Human Sexuality -- 3 credit hours
Spring Semester -- 17 Credit Hours

APPLY FOR STUDENT TEACHING BY FEBRUARY 1

SOCL 320 Soc. of Education -- 3 credit hours
HPEP 377 Secondary Methods -- 4 credit hours*
HPEP 352 Lifetime Activities -- 3 credit hours*
HPEP 367 Exercise Science for HPE -- 4 credit hours
HLTH 465 Comprehensive School Health -- 3 credit hours*
FOURTH YEAR

Fall Semester -- 16 Credit Hours

HPEP 364 Adapted Physical Education -- 3 credit hours*
HPEP 350 Team Sports -- 3 credit hours*
Spring Semester -- 12 Credit Hours

HPEP 482 Student Teaching -- 10 credit hours*
HPEP 483 Seminar in Teaching -- 2 credit hours*
Courses noted in parentheses are STRONGLY RECOMMENDED to meet General Education requirements but are NOT mandated.

# You may elect to take HLTH 260 (3 credit hours) in place of HLTH 160 (1 credit hour). Credits: 125-127

* Courses restricted to students admitted into teacher education

$ Take Winter or summer 1 online.

Total credits for graduation: 125

Assignment of Advisors

Once a student declares a major in Health and Physical Education, he/she is assigned an advisor by the HARK Department Chair.

PROCEDURES/REQUIREMENTS CHECK SHEETS

Students in the major are required to meet with their advisors prior to registration each semester and are strongly encouraged to seek academic assistance whenever needed. Advisors will provide all necessary check sheets, but copies of the Health and Physical Education course sequence are provided under the courses section of this website. To ensure graduation within four years, students should follow the Health and Physical Education course sequence. Any modifications to that sequence should be approved by the advisor.

Student Manuals

2015 PHETE Handbook (pdf)

Therapeutic Recreation

Sequence of Courses

Therapeutic Recreation Curriculum Guide 2016-2017

** Junior Internship is completed only in the summer after the junior year.

Additional Requirements: 

  • Biology 206 and 207 - Anatomy and Physiology
  • Psychology 330:  Lifespan Development
  • Psychology 356:  Abnormal Psychology
  • Health 160:  Basic First Aid
  • Health 275:  Medical Terminology

Certifications

  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) (eligible to sit for the national exam)
  • First Aid/CPR (required for internship)
  • Ropes Course (optional)
  • Arthritis Aquatics (optional)

Athletic Training

Admissions Information

Proposed Plan of Study*

Longwood Athletic Training Requirements

First year:

  • BIOL 206 Anatomy & Physiology I
  • ATTR 200 Introduction to Athletic Training
  • BIOL 207 Anatomy & Physiology II
  • HLTH 260 First Aid and Emergency Care
  • ATTR 210 Basic Skills in Athletic Training
  • ATTR 250 Athletic Training Clinical Orientation
  • PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology
  • PHED 101 Fitness Concepts 

Second year:

  • ATTR 300 Injury Mechanism & Assessment I
  • ATTR 371 Clinical Methods in AT I
  • PHYS 101 General Physics I
  • ATTR 310 Injury Mechanism & Assessment II
  • ATTR 372 Clinical Methods in AT II
  • KINS 386 Biomechanics
  • KINS 376 Sports Nutrition
  • PHYS 102 General Physics II
  • PHED 116 Beginning Weight Training

Third year:

  • KINS 387 Exercise Physiology
  • ATTR 320 Therapeutic Modalities
  • ATTR 325 Principles of Therapeutic Exercise
  • ATTR 471 Clinical Methods in AT III
  • MATH 301 Applied Statistics (MATH 171 Prerequisite) 
  • ATTR 420 Medical Aspects in Athletic Training
  • ATTR 330 Injury Mechanism & Assessment III
  • ATTR 472 Clinical Methods in AT IV
  • ATTR 410 Athletic Training Administration

Fourth year:

  • ATTR 326 Applied Therapeutic Exercise
  • KINS 316 Essentials of Strength& Conditioning
  • ATTR 470 Clinical Research Methods 
  • ATTR 473 Clinical Methods in AT V
  • ATTR 492 Clinical Internship in Athletic Training

*The course of study for students planning to participate as a member of an intercollegiate athletic team is five years.

Kinesiology

Admission Information

Courses

Course work in biology, chemistry, and physics prepare the student to compete in junior and senior year applied course work. Students take core classes in areas such as biomechanics, exercise physiology, strength and conditioning essentials, nutrition, exercise leadership, sports psychology, exercise intervention in disease, and exercise testing and exercise prescription.

Advising