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Physical Education Major, B.S. (Teacher Licensure)

For requirements for entry into and completion of teacher licensure programs, see "For All Education Majors" under Professional Education in this catalog.

I. Required Courses

BIOL 1110 Human Biology (4 credits)
or BIOL 1211 Introductory Biology I (4 credits)
BIOL 2110 Human Anatomy and Physiology (5 credits)
HLTH 2100 First Aid and CPR/AED (1 credit)
PHED 2100 Foundations of Physical Education (3 credits)
PHED 3100 Motor Development (2 credits)
PHED 3110 Motor Learning (2 credits)
PHED 3120 Psychology of Sport (2 credits)
PHED 3200 Introduction to Sport Biomechanics (3 credits)
PHED 3300 Physiology of Exercise and Nutrition (3 credits)
PHED 3400 Inclusive Physical Education (3 credits)
PHED 3449 Socio-Cultural and Ethical Issues in Sport (3 credits)
PHED 3504 Methods and Activities for Teaching Rhythms and Dance (2 credits)
PHED 3505 Methods and Activities for Teaching Elementary Physical Education (3 credits)
PHED 3604 Methods and Activities for Teaching Team Sports (2 credits)
PHED 3605 Methods and Activities for Teaching Individual Sports (2 credits)
PHED 3607 Methods and Activities for Teaching Fitness Activities (2 credits)
PHED 4400 Curriculum and Assessment in Physical Education (3 credits)
PHED 4920 Directed Group Study: Physical Education Seminar (2 credits)
PHED 4970 Internship: Physical Education Teaching Practicum (1 credit)

Subtotal 48 Credits

II. Required Electives

Note: Asterisked (*) courses have prerequisites not required in this major or require consent of instructor.

A. Guided Electives (select 2 courses)

PHED 3190 Athletic Training (2 credits)
PHED 3710 Basketball Coaching (2 credits)
PHED 3720 Football Coaching (2 credits)
PHED 3740 Ice Hockey Coaching (2 credits)
PHED 3750 Soccer Coaching (2 credits)
PHED 3770 Swimming Coaching (2 credits)
PHED 3790 Track and Field Coaching (2 credits)
PHED 4160 Personal Trainer: Aerobic Exercise (3 credits)
PHED 4170 Personal Trainer: Strength and Speed Training Exercise (3 credits)
PHED 4211 D/APE History, Philosophy, Diagnosis, and Assessment (3 credits)
PHED 4212 Developmental Techniques for Adapted Physical Education (3 credits)
*PHED 4217 D/APE Sport and Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities(3 credits)
*PHED 4218 Adapted Aquatics (2 credits)
PHED 4360 Adventure Programming (3 credits)

B. Aquatics Electives (select 1 course)

PHED 1116 Advanced Swimming (1 credit)
PHED 2630 Lifeguard Training (3 credits)
PHED 2640 Water Safety Instructor (3 credits)
Note: 2 of the 3 credits from PHED 2640 may also apply in part A.

Subtotal 5-9 Credits

III. Required Professional Education Courses

For specific courses, see Professional Education: Secondary, this catalog.

Subtotal 33 Credits

Total Semester Credits Required for Major 86-90 Credits

A Total of 128 Semester Credits is Required for a Bachelor's Degree


SUGGESTED SEMESTER SCHEDULE FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION MAJOR, B.S. (TEACHER LICENSURE)

Students are encouraged to take the required Physical Education, B.S. courses in approximate numerical order. This schedule is intended to help students plan their courses in an orderly fashion; however, these are only suggestions. Students are encouraged to consult the course descriptions for prerequisites.

Freshman

BIOL 1110 Human Biology
PHED 2100 Foundations of Physical Education
Liberal Education requirements

Sophomore

BIOL 2110 Human Anatomy and Physiology
HLTH 2100 First Aid and CPR/AED
PHED 3100 Motor Development
PHED 3110 Motor Learning
PHED 3120 Psychology of Sport
PHED 3200 Introduction to Sport Biomechanics
PHED 3300 Physiology of Exercise and Nutrition
Required Electives in Major
Liberal Education requirements
Take the Pre-professional Skills Test

Junior

Begin Professional Education Courses
PHED 3449 Socio-Cultural and Ethical Issues in Sport
PHED 3504 Methods and Activities for Teaching Rhythms and Dance
PHED 3505 Methods and Activities for Teaching Elementary Physical Education
PHED 3604 Methods and Activities for Teaching Team Sports
PHED 3605 Methods and Activities for Teaching Individual Sports
PHED 3607 Methods and Activities for Teaching Fitness Activities
Required Electives in Major
Liberal Education requirements

Senior

PHED 3400 Inclusive Physical Education
PHED 4400 Curriculum and Assessment in Physical Education
PHED 4920 Directed Group Study: Physical Education Seminar
PHED 4970 Internship: Physical Education Teaching Practicum
Complete Professional Education Courses including student teaching


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