Area V – Physical Education

 

AREA V: PRE-PROFESSIONAL MAJOR AND ELECTIVE COURSES FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION MAJORS AT AUBURN UNIVERSITY (19 Semester Hours)
The following guidelines and restrictions apply to the degree in Physical Education which includes options in Physical Education/Teacher Education and Exercise Science. 

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Physical Education/Teacher Education

Common AGSC Requirements

Students who plan to transfer into Physical Education/Teacher Education should take into consideration the following requirements as they plan their course selections. It is required that students select:

Area II – Choose another course from this area except Religion or Foreign Language Courses

Area III – BIO 101 Intro to Biology I and BIOL 102 Intro to Biology II OR BIO 103 Principles of Biology I and BIO 104 Principles of Biology II

Area IV – HIS 101 Western Civilization I and HIS 102 Western Civilization II OR HIS 121 World History I and HIS 122 World History II

Area V – BIO 201 Human Anatomy & Physiology I, PED 200 Foundations of Physical Education, and HED 224 Personal and Community Health

AU Specific Requirements for Area V

No more than 19 hours may transfer in Area V for the 120 degree hour program in Physical Education/Teacher Education. A total of 10 hours were specified in Area V by the AGSC as required for this major. The remaining 9 hours should include additional Auburn requirements in the major, as noted below.

  • BIO 202 Human Anatomy & Physiology II (4 SH)
  • HED 226 Wellness (3 SH)
  • Elective (2 SH)

Additional Requirements for Teacher Education Programs

Transfer students are admitted into a pre-teacher education program. Criteria for admission to teacher education are available on the College of Education website (www.education.auburn.edu).

Students are required to complete the following requirements for admission to Teacher education prior to transferring to Auburn University:

  • Five Day Pre-teaching Experience
  • AECTP Basic Skills Assessment
  • ABI/FBI Background Clearance Check

The current AU Bulletin is available at http://www.auburn.edu/main/currentstudents.html

Contact Robin Martin martroh@auburn.edu for additional information about application procedures and deadlines.      

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Common AGSC Requirements

Students who plan to transfer into the Exercise Science option should take into consideration the following requirements as they plan their course selections using the Physical Education Articulation Guide. It is required that students select:

Area III- MTH 113

Area III- BIO 103 Principles of Biology I and BIO 104 Principles of Biology II

Area IV – HIS 101 Western Civilization I and HIS 102 Western Civilization II OR HIS 121 World History I and HIS 122 World History II

Area V – BIO 201 Human Anatomy & Physiology I, PED 200 Foundations of Physical Education, and HED 224 Personal and Community Health

AU Specific Requirements for Area V

No more than 18 hours may transfer in Area V for this 120 degree hour program option in Exercise Science. A total of 10 hours were specified in Area V of Physical Education by the AGSC as required for this major. The remaining 8 hours should be selected from additional Auburn requirements in the major, as noted below.

  • MTH 125 Calculus I (4 SH)
  • PHY 201 General Physics I – Trig Based (4 SH) OR CHM 111 College Chemistry I (4 SH)

The Exercise Science Program has restricted enrollment. Transfer students are admitted into Pre-Exercise Science. Guidelines for application to the Exercise Science program are in the College of Education section of the AU Bulletin. The current AU Bulletin is available at http://www.auburn.edu/main/currentstudents.html. Contact Robin Martin (martroh@auburn.edu) for additional information about application procedures and deadlines.

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Restrictions on Elective Transfer Hours

    • Electives, if any, should be selected from the disciplines covered in Areas I – IV, being cognizant of restrictions specified in this document.
    • Developmental, remedial, or technical courses will not transfer.
    • A maximum of four semester hours in physical education may transfer.
    • No transfer credit will be awarded for math courses below the state-approved core level of MATH 110 or MATH 112.
    • Only courses taught at the freshman and sophomore level at Auburn University may be elected. Courses approved in Area V in other majors may be consulted. Students may petition Auburn University to pre-approve courses selected under Area V that are not mentioned for this major under Area V (contact Robin Martin, martroh@auburn.edu).

Please print and sign this document and attach it to the Physical Education Articulation Guide. Together, this document and the articulation guide comprise the articulation agreement for a major in Physical Education/Teacher Education or the Exercise Science option at Auburn. This document must be given to your Auburn University major advisor upon transfer.

Name:____________________________ Date:_________________

Last modified: July 17, 2017