MAJORS

The UVa-Wise Education Department offers students a choice of two majors:

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION

The major is designed for students seeking a career in health and physical education.  Students will choose between the concentration in sports management or teacher licensure.  The teaching licensure concentration is designed for students to apply for a teaching endorsement in health and physical education at the PK-12 levels. The sports management concentration is designed for students interested in a career working with athletes, financial, corporate, management, leadership, and the business side of the sports world.

 

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES

The major is designed for students seeking teaching endorsements at the PK–12 levels.  Students will choose between the Elementary PK-6 track and/or the Special Education K-12 track.  Students will also choose one concentration area selected from English, Science, History, or Mathematics. 

Students who are seeking a teaching endorsement at the secondary level will major in their respective discipline and add an education minor. (see Minor page)