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BACHELOR OF Science IN Health/Physical Education (K-12)

First Year | Second Year | Third Year | Fourth Year

 

Recommended Degree Pathway for Health/Physical Education (K-12)

The recommended degree path outlines a sample course plan towards graduating in four years. The path suggests taking courses in specific semesters, but there may be semesters when a course is not offered. Consult your advisor for your official degree planning. This degree path is based on the 2011-2012 university catalog. Please click here for the catalog 2009-2010.

Please be advised that in order to graduate in four years individuals must successfully complete a minimum of 15 to 18 credit hours per semester.

* Application for admission to the Teacher Education Program must be completed prior to the Junior Year.

 

First Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
FRS 1000 Freshman Seminar (1)  
ENG 1050 Composition I GE required course
  General Education  
  General Education  
  General Education  
  General Education  
PED 1380 Rhythms and Dance (1) GE and Specialty Area Courses

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
ENG 1060 Composition II GE required course; Prerequisite: ENG 1050
  General Education  
  General Education  
  General Education  
  General Education  
PED 1010 Wellness and Fitness (1) Specialty Area Course
PED 2000 Motor Learning and Development (1) Specialty Area Course

 

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Second Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
  General Education  
  General Education  
  General Education  
  General Education  
  Coaching Course (1) Specialty Area Course
PED 2070 Technology Applications in HPER (1) Specialty Area Course
EPC 2010 Technology Applications for Teachers (2) Ed Preparation Core; Prerequisite: 30 semester hours and 2.0 GPA
EPC 2020 Introduction to Education, Ethics, and Professionalism (1) Ed Preparation Core; Prerequisite: 30 semester hours and 2.0 GPA.

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
EPC 2030 Educator Preparation for 21st Century Schools (2) Ed Preparation Core; Prerequisite: 30 semester hours and 2.0 GPA
EPC 2040 Introduction to Exceptional, Diverse, and At-Risk Students Ed Preparation Core; Prerequisite: 30 semester hours and 2.0 GPA.
EPC 3010 The Psychology of Learning and Development (2) Ed Preparation Core; Prerequisite:
30 semester hours and 2.0 GPA
PED 3000 Health/PE Activities for Grades K 3 (2) Content Pedagogy Requirement
PED 3120 PE and Sport in Contemporary Society Also SOC 3120; Specialty Area Course
  Coaching Course (1) Specialty Area Course
HLTH 1060 Safety and First Aid (1) Specialty Area Course
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Coaching Courses: PED 3500, PED 3510, PED 3520, PED 3530, PED 3540, PED 3550, PED 3560, PED 3640, PED 3660. These courses are required for the degree and can be taken during any semester.

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Third Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
PED 3170 Health/PE Activities for Grades 4-6 (2) Content Pedagogy Requirement
PED 3480 Kinesiology Specialty Area Course
HLTH 3300 Health Promotion and Fitness Skills Specialty Area Course
PED 2040 Adaptive Physical Education (1) Specialty Area Course
PED 2060 Nutrition (1) Also HLTH 2060; Specialty Area Course
EPC 3020 Curriculum, Assessment, and Research on Teaching (2) Ed Preparation Core; Prerequisite:
30 semester hours and 2.0 GPA
EPC 3030 Reading Strategies for the 21st Century Ed Preparation Core; Prerequisite:
30 semester hours and 2.0 GPA

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
PED 3175 Health/PE Activities in Grades 7-9 (2) Content Pedagogy Requirement
PED 3490 Anatomy and Physiology Specialty Area Course
PED 4120 Exercise Physiology Specialty Area Course
PED 4150 Organization and Administration of Physical Education and Athletics Specialty Area Course
HLTH 3650 Epidemiology of Human Diseases Specialty Area Course
  General Education PED (1) GE required course

 

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Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
PED 4240 Tests and Measurement in Physical Education Specialty Area Course
HLTH 4700 Planning, Administration, and Evaluation of Programs Specialty Area Course
HLTH 4100 Health and Fitness Behavior Changes Specialty Area Course
HLTH 3770 Drugs, Society, and Behavior Prerequisite: SOC 1020 or permission of instructor; Specialty Area Course
PED 3020 Health/PE Activities in Grades 10 12 (2) Major required course

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
EDN 4490 Internship (9) Prerequisite:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program
PED 4040 Classroom Discipline (1) Content Pedagogy Requirement
PED 4060 Health/PE Teaching Seminar (2) Content Pedagogy Requirement

 

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Updated: March 2013

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