Physical Education Teacher Education Curriculum

What you'll learn

The B.S. in Kinesiology with Physical Education and Teacher Education Emphasis prepares you to teach physical education at the elementary, junior high, middle school, and high school levels.

Overview

  • HPER-L 135 Learning Community: Physical Education-Exercise Science
  • HPER-P 157 Teaching Individual & Team Activities
  • HPER-P 195 History & Principles of Physical Education
  • HPER-P 200 Microcomputer Applications in Kinesiology
  • HPER-P 204 Motor Development 
  • HPER-P 215 Principles and Practice of Exercise Science OR HPER-P 216 Current Concepts & Applications in Physical Fitness
  • HPER-P 224 Teaching of Dance Activities
  • HPER-P 246 Performance & Teaching of Cardio & Resistance Training
  • HPER-P 271 Individual Sport 
  • HPER-P 258 Performance & Teaching of Activities for Persons with Special Needs
  • HPER-P 290 Movement Experiences for Preschool & Elementary Children 
  • HPER-P 390 Growth & Motor Performance of School-Age Youth K-12
  • HPER-P 397 Kinesiology
  • HPER-P 398 Adapted Physical Education
  • HPER-P 493 Tests & Measurements in Physical Education
  • HPER-P 495 Laboratory Teaching in Physical Education Program
  • HPER-P 497 Organizational & Curricular Structures of Physical Education K-12
  • HPER-R 275 Dynamics of Camp Leadership (2 cr.) + HPER-R 100
  • HPER-F 255 Human Sexuality
  • HPER-H 352 Secondary School Health Curriculum & Strategies
  • HPER-H 464 Coordinated School Health Program
  • Core Communication—Required: ENG-W 131 English Composition I
  • Core Communication—Required: COMM-R 110 Fundamentals of Speech Communication
  • Social Science—Choose course from *Common Core list (Recommended: PSY-B 110)
  • Social Science—Choose course from *Common Core list
  • Cultural Understanding—Choose course from *Common Core list (Recommended: EDUC-E 201)
  • Arts & Humanities—Choose course from *Common Core list
  • Life & Physical Science—Choose course from *Common Core list (Recommended: HPER-N 220)
  • Life & Physical Science—Required: HPER-P 205 Structural Kinesiology
  • Analytical Reasoning—Required: Math 13000 Math for Elementary Teachers I
  • Analytical Reasoning—Required: Math 13100 Math for Elementary Teachers II

Block I

  • EDUC-M 322 Diversity & Learning: Reaching Every Adolescent
  • EDUC-M 301 Diversity & Learning Field Experience
  • EDUC-M 469 Content Area Literacy

Block II

  • EDUC-K 306 Teaching Students with Special Needs in Secondary Classrooms
  • EDUC-M 404 Field Experience
  • EDUC-S 420 Teaching & Learning in the Middle School

Block III

  • EDUC-M 456 Content Methods

Block IV

  • EDUC-M 482 Student Teaching: All Grades
  • HPER-F 258 Marriage and Family Interaction - 3
  • HPER-H 180 Stress Prevention & Management - 3
  • C366 Community Health - 3
  • HPER-H 318 Drug Use in American Society - 3
  • HPER-H 350 Complementary & Alternative Approaches to Health or other course approved in advance by department chair or health education faculty. - 3