BA in Physical Education: Prek-12

Required Courses

Courses to be completed before beginning Core I
HPS 107ASwimming 11
HPS 111Introduction to Physical Education3
HPS 202Individual Sports2
HPS 203Adventure Sports2
HPS 204Movement Concepts2
HPS 205Team Sports2
HPS 229Applied Human Anatomy3
HPS 317CPR/AED/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer2
Prerequisite for entrance into Teacher Education
CI 270Introduction to the Education Profession 13
Courses to be taken with Cores I and II
HPS 306Water Safety Instructor2
HPS 328Kinesiology - Biomechanics3
HPS 329Health and Wellness Concepts for PreK-12 Teacher Education2
HPS 331Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries3
HPS 460Motor Learning3
HPS 490Physiology of Exercise3
Teacher Education Cores I, II and III
CESP 334Introduction to Diversity: Human Growth and Development2
CI 321Introduction to Diversity: Cultural Issues2
HPS 360Adapted Physical Education (recommended for PE majors)2-3
or CI 320 Introduction to Diversity: Exceptionalities
CI 311Introduction to Diversity: Field Experience1
HPS 300Rhythmic Activities in PreK-12 Physical Education2
HPS 310Organization and Administration of Physical Education Program3
HPS 311ISAM: Physical Education in Secondary Grades 6-12 13
HPS 312ISAM: Preteaching Internship: Physical Education-Secondary 11
HPS 324ISAM: Physical Education in Elementary Grades PreK–5 13
HPS 325ISAM: Preteaching Internship: Physical Education-Elementary 11
HPS 334Assessment and Technology for PreK-12 Physical Education3
HPS 400ISAM: Heath Education PreK-12 12
HPS 401ISAM: Preteaching Internship: Health Education PreK-12 11
CI 317Literacy Strategies in the Content Areas2
CESP 433Learning Assessment and Evaluation Theory: Evidence-Based Instruction3
CI 427Philosophy, History and Ethics of Education3
HPS 471Teaching Internship - Physical Education - Secondary 16
HPS 472Teaching Internship - Physical Education - Elementary 16
HPS 473Teaching Internship Seminar - Physical Education 11
Total Credit Hours83-84

 Must pass with a B- or better.

Grade Requirements: Overall GPA 2.500; major GPA 2.500

Licensure requirements include completion of the PRAXIS content knowledge test, the PLT, and the successful completion of the KPTP.