The degree of Bachelor of Science in Education, with a major in P-8 and 7-12 Kinesiology and Physical Education, requires successful completion of a minimum of 124 hours, including (1) the general education component, (2) EDUC 1300 and 3309, and (3) a 23-hour required minor in health education with an emphasis in P-8 and 7-12 school health (see the Health Sciences section in this bulletin). The minor is under the direction of the teacher candidate's minor advisor. General education courses do not count toward the required hours for the major. A grade of C or better is required in all kinesiology courses. The Physical Education - Teacher Education (PETE) program is a selective admissions program. Click on the following link for more detailed information regarding the Bachelor of Science in Education
Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training
The Athletic Training Profession
Athletic training is one of the nation's emerging health care fields and is recognized by the American Medical Association (AMA). An athletic trainer is educated and experienced in the prevention, treatment and management of the health care needs of physically active individuals. In cooperation with physicians and other health care professionals, the athletic trainer functions as an integral member of the health care team.
The Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP)
The ATEP faculty is committed to providing students with a quality education. The curriculum is competency-based and developed in a purposeful sequence. In addition to prescribed courses, students complete five semesters of continuous clinical education. Students' clinical study is performed under the careful direction and supervision of approved clinical education faculty. Upon successful completion of the program students are awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training and are eligible to sit for Board of Certification (BOC) examination for the athletic trainer.
Click on the following link for more detailed information regarding the Athletic Training Education Program:http://www.uca.edu/ubulletin/03/30404e.htm