Dec 08, 2022  
2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physical Education Emphasis (Tennessee Transfer Pathway), A.S.

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The Physical Education emphasis provides students various foundational courses in the field of physical education. The student completes the first two years of requirements leading toward a baccalaureate degree.

To facilitate success in this program, all students should enroll in ORN 1010 - Orientation: Learning to Succeed  during their first semester at DSCC.

Major/Concentration Codes: UTPS-UPED

Use DegreeWorks to view a sample degree plan.

To view a sample degree map by semester for this area of emphasis, go to Degree Map.

Area of Emphasis Requirements:

Total: 60 Semester Hours

*For lists of eligible electives, see the appropriate section of the General Education Core Curriculum Requirements .

**Students who intend to transfer to UT Martin should take one fine arts class and one humanities class.

***Students should confer with their advisor or a representative of the university to which they intend to transfer to determine the recommended history courses. Students who plan to transfer to UT Knoxville should take 6 credit hours of a non-U.S. history sequence to fulfill the history requirements.

****TTU recommends BIOL 2010 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I. MTSU requires two different sciences.

*****Students who intend to transfer to MTSU or University of Memphis do not need to take this course. Instead, students are encouraged to take additional physical education activity elective courses.

******General electives must be selected from courses which are part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway. Consult the Course Descriptions section in this catalog. Courses which are designated as **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway** should not be taken as general electives.

Note: Students who intend to transfer to TTU should take Educational Psychology and an additional 4 credit hour Natural Science course with lab that completes a Natural Science general education course. UT Knoxville does not offer Physical Education as a teacher licensure program.

Note: During the sophomore year, students planning to teach should meet the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core) or ACT testing requirements for their transfer institution.

Additional information regarding foreign language:

At some universities, foreign language may be required in certain programs that lead to the Bachelor of Science degree. Complete information regarding foreign language requirements at each university may be found on the transfer and articulation websites of the Tennessee Board of Regents and the University of Tennessee Systems. Community college students are encouraged to be familiar with foreign language requirements at the universities and, if applicable, complete the requirements before transferring.

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