2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Physical Education, Bachelor of Science

The physical education major has different requirements depending on the type of certification a student is seeking. Students wishing to earn a K-12 certificate must take 39 credits of physical education and 49 credits of professional studies in education, and students wishing to earn a 6-12 teaching certificate must complete 37 credits of physical education and 50 credits of professional studies in education. Students completing the physical education major  are exempt from completing the general education Activity (ACTY) requirement. The physical education major leads to a bachelor of science degree.

Physical Education Specialization Requirements

Core Courses

PHED 107Skill Lab: Foot/Volleyball/Soccer

1

PHED 108Skill Lab:Basketball/Softball/Track

1

PHED 121History & Philosophy of HPR

2

PHED 207Skill Lab:Golf/Badminton/Tumbling

1

PHED 208Skill Lab:Rhythms/Swimming/Tennis

1

PHED 215Strategies of Physical Education

2

PHED 236Theory & Tech: Individual Sports

3

PHED 254Elementary Physical Education

2

PHED 301Physiology of Exercise

3

PHED 320Physical Education Curriculum

2

PHED 325Psychology Of Coaching

2

PHED 326Administration/PE&Athletics(6-12)

2

PHED 335Athletic Training & CPR

3

PHED 356Adapted Physical Education

3

PHED 410Seminar in Sport and Kinesiology

2

BIOL 245Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4

EXSC 311Biomechanics

3

PHED 254: Required for K – 12 Certification

Two of the following:

PHED 220Coaching Football

1

PHED 221Coaching Soccer

1

PHED 222Coaching Volleyball

1

PHED 223Coaching Basketball

1

PHED 224Coaching Baseball

1

PHED 226Coaching Track & Field

1

Required Professional Studies Courses

EDUC 101Introduction Educational Practice

3

EDUC 202Cultural Awareness in the Classroom

3

EDUC 280Exceptional Child

3

EDUC 282Educational Psychology Application

3

EDUC 316Read/Write Across Curriculums

3

EDUC 333The Learning Environment

3

EDUC 340Educational Measurement/Evaluation

3

EDUC 342Middle School Curriculum/Instruct

3

EDUC 344Methods of Teaching Physical Educ

3

EDUC 400Early Professional Experience

1

EDUC 409Secondary Methods

3

EDUC 410Secondary Methods Clinical Practice

3

EDUC 421Student Teaching/Secondary

7 to 15

EDUC 424Student Teaching-Elementary P. E.

7

EDUC 428Secondary Programs Clinical Seminar

1

EDUC 421, EDUC 424: Required for K – 12 Certification

PHYSICAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS AT A GLANCE
Type of Credit Required Credits
General Education (For B.S.)* 28
Major (K-12 Certificate) 39
Education (K-12 Certificate) 49
Elective (K-12 Certificate) 4
Major (6-12 Certificate) 37
Education (6-12 Certificate) 50
Elective (6-12 Certificate) 5
Total Credits to Earn Degree 120
*Based on students arriving as first time freshmen. Some general education requirements are met through required major courses. This reduces the number of required general education credits.