Jul 23, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Physical Education, BS

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Program Coordinator: Jeff Pizzutilla (14-A Minges Coliseum; 252-737-2394; pizzutillaj@ecu.edu)

A minimum cumulative 2.7 GPA, documented scores for Praxis I Series (PPST, CBT or documented scores on SAT/ACT), successful completion of the KINE majors’ fitness test, and successful completion of the computer competency requirement are required to declare a major in the BS in physical education degree.

A minimum grade of C is required in all courses leading to licensure for successful completion of the degree. A minimum grade of C (2.0) for interdisciplinary human studies concentration courses is required for licensure. See Colleges/Schools and Associated Programs , College of Education , Licensure, for NC teacher licensure requirements.

The degree requires a minimum of 120 s.h. as follows:

1. General education and special requirements for students preparing to teach and for certification including those listed below - 40 s.h.

(For information about courses that carry general education credit view the General Education Program  section.)

5. Interdisciplinary human studies concentration - 12-18 s.h.

A maximum of 6 s.h. of general education designated courses listed below (PSYC 1000 and SOCI 1025) may count towards the university general education requirement. See the program coordinator for more information.

Choose 12-18 s.h. from the following list. Physical education majors must choose 12 s.h. of HLTH or NUTR courses from the following list. 

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