Overview

The purpose of this Elementary Health and Physical Education degree is to provide necessary courses to obtain state licensure. This program is through a partnership with High Point University and is extremely valuable because you will receive two degrees and two diplomas to hang on your wall! One degree and diploma from Piedmont and one degree and diploma from High Point University.

When you study at Piedmont and tap into the partnership with High Point University you will realize a significant savings on cost of this training while you will experience a huge return on your investment. Two diplomas and state licensure will make you marketable and very desirable in the competitive job market. Let us help you discover how a slight increase in tuition and this partnership can benefit you for a lifetime!

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Success

Piedmont International University has transformed my life and ministry for the Lord.  I chose this school for its consistent doctrinal teaching at all academic levels and for its dispensational approach to Scripture.  The faculty and staff go the extra mile to help students receive the best education possible.  If you want the best academic training for ministry, choose Piedmont!

Ward Harris, B.A.B.S, M.A.B.S., Ph.D. in Progress
Associate Pastor, Church Administrator, and Bible Teacher
Ripplemead, VA

Loved my time here. Solid teaching from loving and invested teachers and staff! They are compassionate, involved people that truly love God.

Kathryn Best
Consumer Sales Associate at Kaplan Early Learning Company

 

Admissions Requirements

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • An application with Piedmont International University
  • Complete the FAFSA
  • Follow all steps of admissions
 

Objectives

 

Upon completion of the program, the Health and Physical Education majors should be equipped to do the following:

  • Display a professional knowledge of the teaching/learning processes, materials, equipment, legal issues, and technology specifically related to health and physical education;
  • Articulate a personal philosophy of education that reflects biblical principles in curriculum planning and instruction of health and physical education;
  • Explain and analyze the scientific and behavioral foundations of health and physical education;
  • Demonstrate a performance proficiency reflecting breadth and depth of physical activity experiences;
  • Employ a comprehensive knowledge of the analysis of movement;
  • Plan various aspects of a well-designed and balanced health and physical education program (e.g. preparation, organization, administration, supervision, and assessment);
  • Evaluate and implement effective health strategies for individuals, schools, and communities.
 

Summary of Required Hours

Biblical Studies 30
General Education 0
Professional Studies
0
Specialty Area
0
Total 0

Degree Completion Plan

Fall Semester

BO101     Old Testament Survey     3 hours
ED201     Foundations of Education*     3 hours
GE101     English Composition I      3 hours
GH101     Survey of World History I      3 hours
GT100      Student Life Seminar     1 hour
PE109     Foundations of Health & PE*     2 hours
PT101     Evangelism      2 hours
PE     PE Activity*     1 hour

Total  18

 

Spring Semester 

BH104     Biblical Interpretation I: Principles of Biblical Interpretation     2 hours
BN102     New Testament Survey     3 hours
BP102     Christian Ethics     2 hours
ED202     Early Field Experience*     1 hour
GC111     Mathematics Survey     3 hours
GE102     English Composition II     3 hours
GP202     General Psychology     3 hours
PE     PE Activity*     1 hour

Total  18

*Must make a “C” or better

Fall Semester

BH201     Biblical Interpretation II: Dispensationalism     2 hours
CE201     Philosophy of Christian Education*     3 hours
ED203     Diverse Learners*     3 hours
GS201     Principles of Speech     3 hours
PE113     Health Education I*     3 hours
Bible Elective     3 hours
PE      PE Activity*    1 hours

Total  18

 

Spring Semester

BH202     Biblical Interpretation III: Issues in Eschatology     2 hours
ED302     Human Growth & Development*     3 hours
GC     Science Survey*     3 hours
PE202     Organization & Administration of PE*     2 hours
PE114     Health Education II*     3 hours
GF     Fine Arts Elective     3 hours

Total  16

*Must make a “C” or better

Fall Semester

BT301     Bible Doctrine I     3 hours
ED303     Educational Assessments*     3 hours
GC207     Educational Technology*     3 hours
PE304     Teaching & Coaching of Sports*     3 hours
PE309     Coaching Field Experience*     3 hours
Bible Elective     3 hours

Total  18

 

Spring Semester

BN402     Acts     2 hours
BT302     Bible Doctrine II     3 hours
PE302     PE in the Elementary School*     3 hours
PE308     Substance Abuse & Health Trends*     2 hours
PE312     Applied Physiology/Anatomy*     3 hours
Literature Survey     3 hours

Total  16

Note: Students on licensure track also take Rhythmic Movement

*Must make a “C” or better

 

Fall Semester

ED301     Educational Psychology*     3 hours
ED401     Reading in the Content Area*     3 hours
PE201     Beginning Swimming*     1 hour
PE402     Motor Behavior*     3 hours
PE409     Prevention & Care of Athletic Injuries*     3 hours
PE421     Education Practicum*     1 hour
PE     PE Activity*     1 hour

Total  15

*Must make a “C” or better 
 
 

Spring Semester

PE422     Student Teaching     12 hours

Total  12