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K-12 Health and Physical Education, B.S.


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Program Requirements

The K-12 Health and Physical Education licensure program prepares students to become licensed K-12 Health and Physical education teachers. Students earning this undergraduate licensure degree will also complete the courses necessary to obtain a K-12 coaching endorsement. The K-12 Health & PE licensure program requires an overall cumulative grade point average of 2.75, a C in all content coursework, and the passing of the Next Generation Reading exam, Next Generation Math exam, and WritePlacer exam to be admitted into the School of Education. After earning admission into the school of education, students must pass the following to be eligible for licensure upon graduation:  Physical Education and Health (K-12) Health and Physical Education:  Content Knowledge 5857/155

Contact Chad Sanders, the K-12 Health and Physical Education Program Coordinator, at cxsanders@ualr.edu for more information.

General: 120 minimum total hours, including 45 hours of upper-level courses (3000-4000 level), and 30 hours in residence

First-Year Colloquium (0-3 hours)


Required of full-time freshmen entering college for the first time and transfer students with less than 12 hours of credit.

Core (35 hours)


See “General Core Requirements .”

Second Language Proficiency


(none required)

Major (63 hours)


Education Minor (Required Licensure Courses 18 hours)


Praxis Subject Assessment K-12 PEWL Licensure Exam


  • Health and Physical Education: Content Knowledge—5857

Unrestricted General Electives


Remaining hours, if any, to reach 120 minimum total hours, 45 hours of upper-level courses (3000-4000 level), and/or 30 hours in residence.

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