Physical Education (K-12)

Major in Physical Education-Teaching (K-12) and a Co-major in K-12 Teaching Physical Education.

Note: A Co-major cannot be a stand-alone major.

Physical Education (K-12) - Major Field Guide

Blocks 1, 2, 3 and 4 as listed at the beginning of this section

Plus Block 3 curriculum and instruction special methods courses and field experience III:

  • PHED 302 Physical Education Methods for Elementary School (4 credits)
  • PHED 304 Physical Education Methods for Middle and Secondary Schools (4 credits)
  • EDUC 343 Field Experience III: Physical Education (0 credit)

Plus:

  • HLTH 250 Personal Health and Wellness (4 credits)
  • PHED 105 Water Safety and Lifeguard Training (2 credits)
  • PHED 202 Physical Education Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (4 credits)
  • PHED 208 Human Anatomy and Physiology (4 credits)
  • PHED 215 Rhythms and Dance (2 credits)
  • PHED 300 Motor Development (4 credits)
  • EXSC 326 Kinesiology (4 credits)
  • EXSC 332 Exercise Physiology (4 credits)
  • PSYC 111 General Psychology (4 credits) 
  • PHED 351 Teaching of the Special Needs Student (4 credits)
  • First Aid/CPR/AED Certification required (Must provide proof of certification)

Allied Courses:

PSYC 111 General Psychology (4 credits)

Plus four credits from the following:

  • BIOL 101 General Biology (4 credits)
  • BIOL 105 Human Biology (4 credits)