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This program prepares you for careers in teaching K-12 physical education. To earn a Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Performance with a concentration in K-12 Teaching, you must successfully complete course work consisting of:
If you are interested in coaching, a professional development program is available.
To increase your versatility as a teacher, you are encouraged to pursue an additional endorsement in health education.
To earn a degree from Fort Hays State University, you must complete a 55-hour general education program. This program has two major components - Foundation Studies and Liberal Arts. You will work with an academic advisor to select a series of general education courses to complement your program of study. However, certain general education courses are required pre-requisites for all students preparing to teach K-12 physical education:
All Health and Human Performance majors, regardless of concentration, take the same core courses, totaling 25 hours:
If you wish to become a K-12 teacher, you must be admitted to the Teacher Education program, typically by the spring of your sophomore year. Contact us for more information, or visit with the Department of Teacher Education.
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