|Description of Major|
A major in physical education teaching which leads to licensure at the elementary, middle, and secondary levels. Students graduating with a major in physical education will be able to effectively make application of the skills required for conducting the teaching-learning process in an extended practicum setting. They will also demonstrate the skill and knowledge to evaluate the teaching-learning process, the analysis of motor performance, and an assessment of theory to interface it with practice.
Sophomores with a grade point average of 2.75 may register for the introductory course (EDUC 210) during which they should apply for admission to the department. Juniors and seniors with a grade point average of 2.75 will follow the recommended sequence of courses listed below.
Additional Core Curriculum Requirements not met by Major or Allied Courses:
For more information on which courses satisfy the core curriculum requirements, see the course catalogue, here.
Summary of Credits Needed for Physical Education Teaching (K-12) Major:
Major Courses: 40 credits
Total: 132 credits
Department of Health and Human Performance
Lisa Keiser, Office Coordinator
Dr. Peter Parilla, Faculty/Interim Department Chair
For questions regarding the Exercise Science major, contact:
Dr. Bridget Duoos, Faculty
Paul Mellick, Faculty
For questions regarding Community Health and Health Promotion, contact:
Dr. Jolynn Gardner, Faculty
Dr. Timothy Mead, Faculty