BS in Physical Education

The program offered by the Department of Physical Education broadens a student’s choices in recreational activities and increases body control. Thirty-three (33) semester hours of physical education courses are required in the P-12 major.

Degree Plan

Core Requirements – 61 hours

Christian Literacy – 16 hours

Lower Level Courses – 8 hours
  • BI 1211 Life of Christ – 2 hours
  • BI 1214 Book of Acts – 2 hours
  • BI 2202 Pentateuch – 2 hours
  • BI Elective – 2 hours
Upper Level Courses – 8 hours
  • SY 3311 Sociological Concepts of the Family – 3 hours
  • BI 4311 Christian Cultural Heritage – 3 hours
  • BI Elective – 2 hours

Cultural Heritage Literacy – 12 hours

  • HU 1310 Western Cultural Heritage I – 3 hours
  • HU 1320 Western Cultural Heritage II – 3 hours
  • HU 2310 Western Cultural Heritage III – 3 hours
  • HY 2320 American Cultural Heritage – 3 hours

Mathematical and Scientific Literacy – 11 hours

Mathematics – 3 hours

MH 1338 Finite Mathematics or higher – 3 hours

Natural Science – 8 hours
  • BIO 1300/1100 Introduction to Biology or higher – 4 hours
  • BIO 2393/2193 Concepts of Anatomy and Physiology – 4 hours

Information and Communication Literacy – 12 hours

Composition and Literature – 6 hours
  • EH 1301 English Composition I – 3 hours
  • EH 1302 English Composition II – 3 hours
  • Literature Requirement Satisfied by ED 3315
Communication

Communication Requirement satisfied by ED 4998

Technology – 3 hours
  • ED 2325 Technology in the Classroom * – 3 hours
  • Foreign Language: 3 hours in a given foreign language ** – 3 hours

Personal and Social Literacy – 10 hours

Personal – 7 hours
  • FASL 1090/2090/3090/4190 Service Learning – 1 hour
  • FE 1111 Freshman Experience – 1 hour
  • PE 1300 Lifetime Fitness – 3 hours
  • PE Activity – 1 hour
  • PE Activity – 1 hour
Social Science – 3 hours

PY 3310 Child and Adolescent Development – 3 hours

Professional Literacy – 75 hours

Professional Education Certification Requirements – 42 hours

  • ED 2097 Practicum in Education * – 0 hours
  • ED 2098 Practicum in Education * – 0 hours
  • ED 2320 Introduction to Education * – 3 hours
  • ED 2322 Foundations of Education * – 3 hours
  • ED 3097 Practicum in Education – 0 hours
  • ED 2098 Practicum in Education – 0 hours
  • ED 3315 Fundamentals of Reading in the Elementary School – 3 hours
  • ED 3333 Teaching Physical Education in the Elementary School – 3 hours
  • ED 3340 The Exceptional Learner – 3 hours
  • ED 4097 Practicum in Education – 0 hours
  • ED 4098 Practicum in Education – 0 hours
  • ED 4320 Assessment in Education – 3 hours
  • ED 4348 Classroom Management – 3 hours
  • PE 4329 Materials and Methods of Teaching Physical Education – 3 hours
  • PE 4361 Physical Education for the Exceptional Child – 3 hours
  • PY 3380 Psychology of Learning – 3 hours
  • ED 4350 Seminar in Education – 3 hours
  • ED 4998 P-12 Internship in the School – 9 hours

Physical Education Major Requirements – 33 hours

  • PE 1317 Foundations of Physical Education – 3 hours
  • PE 2301 Individual and Dual Sports – 3 hours
  • PE 2303 Team and Recreational Sports – 3 hours
  • PE 3303 Kinesiology – 3 hours
  • PE 3315 Advanced First Aid – 3 hours
  • PE 3331 Health Education – 3 hours
  • PE 3334 Motor Learning – 3 hours
  • PE 3360 Physiology of Exercise – 3 hours
  • PE 4303 Organization and Administration of Physical Education and Athletics – 3 hours
  • PE 4305 Motivational Aspects of Coaching Theory – 3 hours
  • PE 4311 Prevention and Treatment of Athletic Injuries – 3 hours

Total Hours – 136 hours

* May be taken prior to admission to Teacher Education Program.

** The Foreign language requirement may be satisfied by a CLEP or AP score sufficient to warrant college level credit total.

Note: 48 semester hours of upper level courses are required for graduation.

Last updated on 4/12/12.