Physical Education, B.S. (Certifiable for PK-12 teaching)

Physical Education Major Requirements (57 credits)

57 credits in physical education skill and lecture courses as follows:

Physical Education Major Courses (57 credits)

PE 273Educational Games, Gymnastics & Dance

2

PE 279Skills & Strategies for Invasion Games

2

PE 280Skills & Strategies for Net and Wall Games

2

DAN 272Creative Dance in Education

2

PE 111Introduction to Physical Education

2

PE 299Psycho-Social Aspects of Physical Education

3

PE 305Assessments in Physical and Health Education

3

PE 420Lifespan Motor Development

3

PE 374Methods of Teaching Health-Related Fitness

3

PE 210Methods of Teaching School Health Education

3

PE 405Elementary Methods in Physical Education

3

PE 406Adapted Physical Education

3

PE 416Program Development in Physical and Health Education

3

PE 417Secondary Methods in Physical and Health Education

3

PE 422Motor Learning and Skill Acquisitions

3

EXS 207Anatomy and Physiology in Exercise Science I

3

EXS 208Anatomy and Physiology in Exercise Science II

3

EXS 407 Exercise Physiology and Applied Biomechanics 3 credits

PE 274 Lifetime Activities I  2 credits

PE 276 Lifetime Activities II 2 credits

PE 281 Skills and Strategies for Individual Sports/Activities 2 credits

DAN electives 2 credits

Professional Education Courses (16 credits)

EDT 315Educational Technology in the Secondary School Classroom

1

EDTE 314Applying Learning Theories in Diverse Settings (K-12 Programs)

3

EDSC 417Student Teaching (Elementary P.E.)

6

EDSC 419Student Teaching (Secondary School P.E.)

6

EDT 315, EDF 415, EDSC 417, and EDSC 419: Require admission to the professional program prior to enrollment.

Related Requirements (24 credits)

CHEM 161General Chemistry

3

HIST 161American History to 1877

3

or

HIST 162American History from 1877 to Present

3

STAT 104Elementary Statistics

3

or

STAT 215Statistics for Behavioral Sciences I

3

or

STAT 200Business Statistics

3

PHYS 111Introductory Physics I

3

PSY 236Life-Span Development

3

COMM 115Fundamentals of Communication

3

or

COMM 140Public Speaking

3

BIO 111Introductory Biology

3

or

BMS 111Cells and the Human Body

3

EDF 215  Education in a Multicultural Society 3 credits

Total Credit Hours: 120

Note: No minor is required with this major.