Health and Physical Education

The Health and Physical Education Program at Georgia Southwestern State University prepares teacher candidates to meet State licensure requirements to teach preK-12 grade. Teacher candidates will have competency in a variety of movement skills, fitness and health education. They have an interest in effective teaching practices and are committed to promoting health and physical activity. The curriculum integrates scientific courses with methods courses based on the National Association for Sport and Physical Education standards. The program meets all standards of the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.  

Bachelor of Science in Education with a Major in Helth and Physical Education Curriculum Sheet

Course Sequences

Rachel L. Abbott, Ph.D., CHES
Assistant Professor
NCATE Coordinator
Student Success Center Room 1228
229-931-2156
Rachel.abbott@gsw.edu 

Greg Hawver, Ed.D., MBA
Professor and Department Chair of Middle Grades Education and Health and Human Performance
Education Center, Room 231 
Phone: 931-2227 
E-mail: gmh@gsw.edu