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USF 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog - Pages 142 - 144

School of Physical Education, Wellness and Sports Studies

Course Descriptions - Faculty - Printable Degree Requirements

The School of Physical Education, Wellness, and Sport Studies teaches a variety of Elective Physical Education courses and conducts a Professional Physical Education Teacher Preparation Program, Wellness Leadership Program, and an Athletic Training Program.


PHYSICAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE PROGRAM

Physical Education elective offerings in the School of Physical Education, Wellness and Sport Studies are designed to provide opportunities for all students in the University to acquire knowledge and movement skills related to an active healthy lifestyle. Laboratory experiences in over twenty-five different exercise and sports activities allow students to select and develop proficiency appropriate for leisure pursuit and personal development. Special competency courses provide for in-depth study in such areas as personal wellness, current issues in sports, and first aid.


PHYSICAL EDUCATION, WELLNESS LEADERSHIP AND ATHLETIC TRAINING

Students must choose one of the following programs: a) Physical Education Grades (Florida Teacher Certification); b) Wellness Leadership; or c) Athletic Training.

Requirements for the B.S. Degree (BPE/BPS/BPW): The two-year programs are offered beginning in the junior year and includes mandatory attendance during the summer session between the junior and senior years. Students in Physical Education and Wellness Leadership may enter in the Fall Semester of each year only. Students in Athletic Training may enter in the Summer Semester (Session B) or each year only. Students proceed through the programs in cohorts and are required to complete all required courses each semester with a grade of C- or better in order to progress to the next semester. Students who do not complete the requirements will be dismissed from the program and may reapply for the next cohort.

For K-8 Physical Education Major (BPE):

Prerequisites (State Mandated Common Prerequisites): These prerequisites must be met by transfer students as well as USF students. A grade of C- is the minimum acceptable grade.

*Only courses with the prefixes MGF, MTG, MAC, and STA will qualify for the courses in mathematics. MGF 1106 Liberal Arts Mathematics I meets the intent of the program approval rule with respect to the inclusion of geometry in the mathematics requirement. Prerequisites must include a laboratory component

Professional Education Core:

Additional Required Courses for K-8 Major:

Recommended:

6-12 Physical Education Major (BPS):

Prerequisites (State Mandated Common Prerequisites): These prerequisites must be met by transfer students as well as USF students. A grade of C- is the minimum acceptable grade.

*Only courses with the prefixes MGF, MTG, MAC, and STA will qualify for the courses in mathematics. MGF 1106 Liberal Arts Mathematics I meets the intent of the program approval rule with respect to the inclusion of geometry in the mathematics requirement.

Professional Education Core (for All Majors):

Additional Required Courses For 6-12 Major:

Recommended:

For Wellness Leadership Major (BPW):

Prerequisites (State Mandated Common Prerequisites): These prerequisites must be met by transfer students as well as USF students. A grade of C- is the minimum acceptable grade.

Students must pass all sections of the CLAST within 1st semester after admission to the program.

Recommended:

Professional Education Core (for Wellness Tracks):

Additional Courses Required For Wellness Leadership Major:

For Athletic Training Major (BPA):

The undergraduate Athletic Training Program Track is a limited access program designed to prepare students for a successful career as a qualified allied health care professional educated and experienced in the management of health care problems associated with sports participation. Selected admissions to the track is gained through completion of required criteria set forth by the School of Physical Education, Wellness, & Sport Studies, in addition to the regular university application process. Successful completion of the track qualifies students to take the NATABOC Certification Examination and the State of Florida Athletic Trainer Licensure Examination. Interested students should visit our web site (http://pe.usf.edu/) and attend an organizational meeting that is held throughout the semester. The web site offers students a proposed four-year course sequence, a description of our program, a listing of approved clinical sties, on-line application forms and more.

Athletic Training Program Major Requirements:
In order to be admitted to the Athletic Training Program Track, students must participate in a selective admissions procedure. Enrollment in the program is limited and students can only enter during the Fall Semester of each academic year. Students must have completed at least 60 semester credit hours prior to the fall of their track entrance. In addition to being admitted to the University of South Florida, students must also apply directly to the School of Physical Education, Wellness, and Sport Studies before February 1st for priority admission consideration into the Athletic Training Program Track. Students applying after February 1st and before August 1st will be accepted only on a space available basis.

  1. Admission Criteria: Students must:
    1. submit academic transcripts from all previously attended colleges.
    2. meet the criteria for admission to the College of Education. (exemption from the three common course prerequisites; EDF2005, EDG 2701, and EME 2040)
    3. submit a completed Athletic Training Application by March 1st.
    4. meet the technical standards for admission or show potential for accomplished tasks.
    5. complete an interview by invitation.
    6. achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.5.
    7. complete the General Education Requirements of the University (36 cr. hrs.) See the University General Education Requirements section of the catalog.
    8. complete the following prerequisites or an equivalent with no lower than a C- grade in each course and a 2.8 overall GPA in all of the following courses: (33 credit hours)
      BSC 2010 Biology I Cellular Processes* (3)
      BSC 2010L Biology I Laboratory (1)
      Human Anatomy & Physiology I (3)
      Human Anatomy & Physiology II (3)
      CHM 2045 General Chemistry I* (3)
      CHM 2045L General Chemistry I Laboratory (1)
      HSC 2100 Contemporary Health Science* (3)
      HSC 2400 First Aid & CPR (2)
      PET 2622C Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries (3)
      PHY 2053 General Physics (3)
      PHY 2053L General Physics Laboratory (1)
      PSY 2012 Introduction to Contemporary Psychology* (3)
      STA 2023 Introductory Statistics I* (4)
      *Denotes prerequisite courses that complete General Education Requirements

  2. Professional Education Core:
    PET 3310 Kinesiology (3)
    PET 3351 Exercise Physiology I (3)

  3. Additional required Courses for Athletic Training Major:
    HUN 2201 Nutrition (3)
    PET 3617C Orthopedic Physical Assessment I (Upper Extremity) (3)
    PET 3618C Orthopedic Physical Assessment II (Lower Extremity) (3)
    PET 3621C Prevention of Athletic Injuries (3)
    PET 3624C Emergency Management of Athletic Trauma (3)
    PET 3630C Techniques in Therapeutic Exercise (3)
    PET 3660 Athletic Training Administration & Policy (3)
    PET 3670L Clinical Instruction in Athletic Training I (3)
    PET 3671L Clinical Instruction in Athletic Training II (3)
    PET 4353 Exercise Physiology II (3)
    PET 4384 Health-Fitness Appraisal & Exercise Prescription (3)
    PET 4627 Management of Athletic Injuries (3)
    PET 4632C Therapeutic Modalities (3)
    PET 4633C Therapeutic Rehabilitation (3)
    PET 4672L Clinical Practice in Athletic Training I (3)
    PET 4673L Clinical Practice in Athletic Training II (3)
    PET 4933 Seminar in Sports Medicine (2)
    PET 4935 Case Studies in Athletic Health Care (3)


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