Physical Education P-12 – program completion certifies the graduate to teach grades P-12.

Physical Education P-12 Teaching Certification majors who complete all of the course requirements for the major and the health endorsement will receive a health minor. Completing the health emphasis in conjunction with P-12 certifies the graduate to teach health.

A Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education P-12 is offered.

Students are required to work with both a content discipline advisor and a teacher education advisor.

Bachelor of Science in Physical Education P-12: 88-112
Core Requirements
Professional education courses: Students must meet certain standards as set forth by the program of teacher education. A “C” or better
grade is required in each of these courses. Students must also demonstrate competence in swimming
ED 100Introduction to Education
ED 202Educational Technology (replaces CL 1101 in General Education Requirements)
ED 308Educational Psychology
ED 311Methods and Materials Middle and High School
ED 400Discipline and Classroom Management Middle and High School
ED 410Student Teaching Seminar
EDPH 401Directed Teaching
EDPH 402Directed Teaching
PEH 200Contemporary Health Topics
Students must take one of the following:
EDMG 201Adolescent Development
PSY 201Human Development
Supporting Requirements
These courses may be used to satisfy the general education program.
ED 200Foundations of Education
POLS 101American National Government
POLS 202State and Local Government
Must take six hours of the same foreign language (Spanish is recommended).
Kinesiology and Health Promotion Discipline Courses
BIO 223Human Anatomy and Physiology
EXSC 103Introduction to Exercise Science
EXSC 301Exercise Practicum
EXSC 305Philosophy of Sport and Exercise
EXSC 306Biomechanics
EXSC 323Exercise Physiology I
EXSC 360Exercise Assessment and Prescription
EXSC 403Wellness Practicum
PE 211Motor Development
PE 231Activity for Majors I
PE 232Activity for Majors II
PE 304Methods and Materials for Teaching Secondary Physical Education
PE 307Methods and Materials, Teaching Physical Education K-8
PE 310Sociological/Psychological Aspects of Sport
PE 401Seminar
PE 406Adapted Physical Education
Health Endorsement
Completing this endorsement in conjunction with the Physical Education P-12 Certification Program certifies the graduate to teach Health.
EXSC 370Nutrition for Health and Human Performance
PE 206Human Sexuality Education
PEH 215First Aid and Safety
PEH 251Foundations of Health Education
PEH 320Drug Use and Abuse
PEH 405Consumer Health
PEH 408Comprehensive School Health Programs
PEH 435Health Ethics and Society