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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

  • Goal 11 PHED 101 -- 2 credit hours
  • Goal 2 ENGL 150 -- 3 credit hours
  • Goal 8 Social Science -- 3 credit hours
  • HLTH 205 Health & Wellness -- 3 credit hours
  • Goal 10 Foreign Language -- 3 credit hours
  • Goal 1 Longwood Seminar -- 1 credit hour Spring Semester -- 16 Credit Hours
  • Goal 9 Diversity -- 3 credit hours
  • KINS 280 Motor Development -- 3 credit hours
  • Goal 7 Western Civilization -- 3 credit hours
  • Goal 6 Science -- 4 credit hours (PHYS 103 recommended)
  • Goal 5 Math -- 3 credit hours (MATH 171 recommended)

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
  • Goal 4 Music, Art, or Theatre -- 3 credit hours
  • KINS 275 Foundation of Sport & PE -- 3 credit hours
  • HLTH 313 Drugs & Human Behavior -- 3 credit hours
  • HLTH 201 Orientation to Healthy Schools -- 2 credit hours
  • KINS 201 Teaching in a Movement Setting -- 2 credit hours

Spring Semester -- 15-17 Credit Hours

  • Biology 207 Anatomy & Physiology --- 4 credit hours
  • Goal 3 Literature -- 3 credit hours
  • KINS 203 Technology in Health and PE -- 1 credit hour
  • KINS 204 Assessment in HPE -- 2 credit hours
  • HLTH 335 Nutrition -- 3 credit hours
  • HLTH 160 Basic First Aid -- 1 credit hour#
  • KINS 150 Fitness Education -- 1 credit hour

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*

  • KINS 374 High School Methods -- 4 credit hours*
  • KINS 352 Lifetime Activities -- 3 credit hours*
  • EDUC 432 Content Area Reading -- 3 credit hours*
  • KINS 386 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
  • KINS 377 Elementary Methods -- 4 credit hours*
  • KINS 351 Elementary Skills -- 3 credit hours*
  • KINS 387 Exercise Physiology -- 4 credit hours
  • HLTH 465 Comprehensive School Health -- 3 credit hours*

FOURTH YEAR

Fall Semester -- 16 Credit Hours

  • Goal 12 Ethics -- 3 credit hours
  • KINS 364 Adapted Physical Education -- 3 credit hours*
  • KINS 378 Middle School Methods -- 4 credit hours*
  • KINS 350 Team Sports -- 3 credit hours*
  • Goal 13 ENGL 400 -- 3 credit hours

Spring Semester -- 12 Credit Hours

  • Student Teaching -- 10 credit hours*
  • 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

Total credits for graduation: 125

Assignment of Advisors

Once a student declares a major in Physical & Health Education Teacher Education (PHETE), he/she is assigned an advisor by the HRK 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 PHETE course sequence are provided under the courses section of this website. To ensure graduation within four years, students should follow the PHETE 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.

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