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Physical Education, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1262 (BCR) Fort Worth, TX, United States
The teacher-scholar philosophy at Texas Christian University means professors actively immerse themselves in research often with involvement of both undergraduate and graduate students. On this Physical Education program you'll be given the opportunities to learn alongside your professors on field studies all over the United States.
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Overview

Only one in three American children are physically active every day and children spend more than seven hours a day using some kind of screen, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. 

Texas Christian University's Physical Education degree provides the tools you need to create a culture of health for future generations. You can combine courses in kinesiology and education to prepare for a career teaching in grades K-12.

And by adding an emphasis in strength and conditioning you’ll gain the knowledge and skills necessary to become a strength and conditioning coach.

Career Prospects

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a growth in the need for high school teachers. Prepare for a rewarding career or pursue a graduate degree with an undergraduate degree in physical education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biomechanics
  • Motor Development
  • Critical Investigation: Teaching and Learning
  • Principles of Strength and Conditioning
  • Anatomical Kinesiology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application
  • Application Fee
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Essay
  • Counselor Evaluation/Recommendation
  • Teacher Evaluation/Recommendation
  • SAT or ACT Scores (optional)
  • English Proficiency (International Applicants Only)
  • Official College Transcripts
  • Early Decision Agreement (Early Decision Applicants Only)
  • Optional Application Materials

Tuition Fee

  • International

    51570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    51570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fort Worth

  • 1071 - 1680 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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