2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Physical Education, BS

The physical education option provides the educational preparation for a career in the teaching profession. Students earn a degree that prepares them to teach physical education in grades K-12. The addition of the strength and conditioning emphasis provides the knowledge and skills necessary to become a strength and conditioning coach. In order to earn a teaching certification, students must comply with the requirements described in the College of Education section of the catalog. Specific requirements involve criteria for admission and retention to the teacher education program and admission to student teaching.

Requirements

1. Core Curriculum (core hours depending on the number of coupled courses): (39-63 hours)

2. Major: Physical Education (41 hours)

Kinesiology Core (14 hours)

KINE 10101Introduction to Kinesiology

1

KINE 10603Anatomical Kinesiology

3

KINE 30403Motor Behavior

3

KINE 30623Biomechanics

3

KINE 30634Exercise Physiology

4

Foundation Courses (24 hours)

KINE 20313Foundations of Sport Injuries

3

KINE 20403Physical Education for Elementary School Children

3

KINE 30343Theory of Coaching

3

KINE 30833Physical Activity and Disability

3

KINE 40313Individual and Dual Sports

3

KINE 40623Physical Education for Secondary School Youth

3

KINE 40633Teaching Outdoor Education in the Secondary School

3

Emphasis Courses (choose 6 hours)

KINE 30713Psychology of Sport

3

KINE 30733Exercise Psychology

3

KINE 30423Motor Development

3

3. Associated Requirements (25 hours)

EDUC 20003Critical Investigation: Teaching and Learning

3

EDUC 30001Professional Practice Seminar

1

EDUC 30013Professional Roles and Responsibilities

3

EDUC 30123Educational Psychology

3

EDUC 30143Child and Adolescent Development

3

EDUC 30603Study of Exceptional Students

3

EDUC 40213Promoting Literacy in the Content Areas

3

EDUC 40966All Level Student Teaching

6

4. Electives as needed to complete (124 hours)