Health and Physical Education — Teacher Preparation (B.A.)

Objective:

To prepare students for careers teaching physical education at the secondary level or combined secondary and elementary levels.

The senior project is a seminar in leadership conducted in 336.

In consultation with the department, the student must select an approved minor or a contextual and support area. Electives may include one or more coaching classes, and one or more internships in the major or minor area.

Departmental Requirements:

Item #
Title
Semester Hours
Ten physical education activity courses  +
5
Sub-Total Semester Hours
41-44

Additional Requirements:

Item #
Title
Semester Hours
Sub-Total Semester Hours
7

Licensure Requirements:

The student should select core courses to meet state licensure requirements while fulfilling college graduation requirements.

Education 440, 441, and 450 are taken in the professional semester.

Student Teaching is the senior project for teacher preparation, but individual departments may have additional senior project requirements.
For an add-on endorsement in driver education, the student must take Health & Human Performance 241 and 341.

Item #
Title
Semester Hours
Sub-Total Semester Hours
31

Licensure — Additional Requirements

Statistics 161 is required in addition to the mathematics requirement in the major.

Item #
Title
Semester Hours
Sub-Total Semester Hours
7
Total credits:
86-89

Overview

Program

Type

B.A.