Since the founding of the University, the education of teachers has been a primary aim of the institution. The professional teacher preparation curriculum is a carefully designed series of learning experiences that include coursework, clinical and field experiences and student teaching. Upon completion graduates are certified to teach grades in K - 12 in Health and Physical Education. Graduates are also prepared for coaching positions at the elementary, junior high and/or high school levels.
Our students have performed well on certification examinations such as PRAXIS and have a high success rate for admittance to graduate programs. Most importantly, our graduates have a high success rate in the job markets realizing their personal and professional goals in education and coaching.skills.
Bachelor of Science Curriculum
The B.S. in Health and Physical Education consists of a 121 semester-hour curriculum that includes general education requirement (GER) courses required by the University, content area coursework in Kinesiology, and coursework in Education required for teacher certification.
Pursuit of the Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education degree requires undergraduate admission to Louisiana Tech University. As a selective admissions university, Louisiana Tech maintains minimum requirements for admission. As these requirements vary depending upon your circumstances you should consult the Louisiana Tech University admissions website for more detailed information on admission requirements.
In addition, as part of the teaching program, you must be admitted to the teaching program in order to complete this degree program.
Students transferring to Louisiana Tech University may apply undergraduate coursework from other universities towards a degree at Louisiana Tech. For more information on transfer credit please see the admission's transfer admission page or contact the department office.
If you plan on graduating at the conclusion of the coming quarter you must register for graduation.