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Bachelor of Science in Physical Education - Teacher Certification

Bachelor of Science in Physical Education-Teacher Certification 

General Education

 

Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy

1

Shared Skills and Proficiencies
   
Writing and Critical Thinking    
WRIT 101 Composition

3

    HMXP 102      Human Experience 3
CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking & Writing

3

    Oral Communication Met in major with EDUC 401 0
    Technology Met in major with EDCO 305 0
    Intensive Writing Met in major with PESH 381 0
    Constitution Requirement See approved list; may be met with other requirement 0-3
    Physical Activity Met in major with PESH 102 0
Thinking Critically Across Disciplines    
Global Perspectives See approved list;

3

Historical Perspectives See approved list;

3

Introducing Students to Broad Disciplinary Perspectives

 

Social Science See approved list; must include 2 designators; 3 hours met in major with EDUC 200

3

Humanities and Arts See approved list;

6

Quantitative Skills and Natural Science (3 courses)  
    Quantitative Skills See approved list; may be met in concentration of MATH concentration chosen 3-4
Natural Science See approved list; must include a lab science.  [If 2 courses, must be in 2 different
groups:  Life, Physical, or Earth]

6-8

Subtotal   34-40
 
Physical Education Major  

59

HLTH 300 Personal and Community Health

3

    HLTH 434 Strategies for Teaching Health K-12 3
    PESH 1xx Activity (one from Fitness & Conditioning) 1
    PESH 1xx Activity (one from Outdoor Activities) 1
    PESH 1xx Activity (one from Aquatic Sports & Activities) 1
    PESH 102 Weight Training 1
PESH 201 First Aid and CPR

1

    PESH 242 Motor Learning and Control 3
PESH 381 Res Methods Phys Activ and Sprt Mgmt

3

EXSC 382 Biomechanics

3

EXSC 384 Exercise Physiology

3

EXSC 385 Exercise Physiology Lab

1

PETE 101 Intro to Teaching P-12 Physical Education

3

PETE 202 Concepts of Fitness and Exercise

2

PETE 223 Adventure Facilitation & Leadership

2

PETE 234 Teaching Invasion Games

2

PETE 247 Target/Striking/Fielding Games

2

PETE 248 Teaching Net/Wall Games

2

PETE 271 Technology in Physical Ed

3

PHED 310 Diversity issues in Physical Ed

2

PETE 490 Seminar in Teaching Phys Ed

2

    PETE 512** Skill Themes and Movement Concepts 3
PETE 550 Adapted Phys Activity and Sport

3

PETE 566 * Physical Ed Curriculum and Meth grades K-5

3

PETE 590
Assessment in Phys Ed

3

PETE 591 * Principles of Teaching PE, Curr/Meth GR 6-12

3

     
Professional Education Core  

26

EDUC 101* Developing Observation and Analysis Skills

1

EDUC 200* Developmental Sciences and the Context of Poverty

3

    EDUC 220* Assessment to Meet Diverse Needs 2
EDUC 401* Internship I: Understanding Contextual Factors

1

EDUC 402*  Internship II: Assessment and Instruction

9

EDUC 410* Education in a Democracy

2

EDCO 201* Literacy and the English Language Learner

2

EDCO 202* Supporting the Student w/ Disabilities in the General Ed Classroom

2

EDCO 305* Technology in the Inclusive Classroom

2

EDCO 350* Acad & Soc Strat for Establishing Inclusive Classroom Climate 3
READ 331* Foundations of Literacy for Middle & Second Students 3
READ 346* Content Area Read & Writ for Middle and Second Students

3

Total  

126

*C or better must be earned

After 30 hours, all teacher candidates must meet the following requirements:
  1. A “C” or better in PETE 512 and EDUC 101.
  2. Take the PRAXIS I examination. A passing score will not be required on PRAXIS I until the teacher candidate applies for formal admission into the College of Education.
  3. Achieve and Maintain the healthy zones in aerobic capacity (Pacer Test or Mile run), muscular strength and endurance (curl-up), flexibility (sit & reach), and upper body strength and endurance (push-up & modified push-up) as measured by Fitnessgram.**
  4. Demonstrate the six fundamental movement skills at the proficiency level as measured by Departmental rubrics.**
  5. Complete an application for Continuation in the Teacher Certification program.
Before enrolling in EDUC 402 and PETE 490, teacher candidates must:
  1. Achieve a C or better in PETE 566 and 591
  2. Pass Praxis II:  Physical Education Content and Design (0095/5095).
In addition to the above requirements, all requirements must be met for initial admission to the Richard W. Riley College of Education.
**Accommodations will be made for teacher candidates with documented physical disabilities.

For additional degree requirements, please visit the Degree Requirements page.

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