Bachelor of Science in Physical Education/School Health (PK-12)
The program of study is physical education and school health is designed to prepare teacher candidates at the undergraduate level for entry into the field of physical education and health for grades 6-12. Teacher candidates are prepared for teaching in local, regional, U.S. mainland, Department of Defense and other schools where physical education and health are taught. Students will be able to demonstrate the ability to meet the NASPE (2014) Standards.
General Education Requirements (47 credit hours): Each student must fulfill the General Education requirements as listed in the Academic Rules and Regulations section of this catalogue. The following are requirements for this major that fulfill certain General Education Requirements: MA151, PY101; HI211 or ED265; BI124, BI124L, AL185, HS200. A grade of "C" or better is required in these courses.
Professional Education Requirements (30 credit hours): ED110; ED201; ED300; ED462; ED463; ED489; ED492. A grade of "C" or better is requited
in these courses.
Recommended Elective: PE109, ED271, OR ED451
Specialization Requirements (47 credit hours)
PE117; PE118; PE124; PE126; PE127; PE212; PE214; PE220; PE305; PE312; HS/PE322; HS/ PE324; PE352; PE353; SW/HP355; and PE454/G. A grade of "C" or better must be earned in all requirements for the major. A minimum GPA in the content area of 2.75 and 2.7 overall is required for graduation.
By the completion of the program, students will be able to:
1. Apply discipline - specific scientific and theoretical knowledge;
2. Demonstrate skill competence and fitness competence;
3. Plan and implement developmentally correct and sequential learning experiences aligned to learning objectives, state, and national standards to meet the needs of diverse learners;
4. Use effective communication and pedagogical skills to enhance learning and student engagement;
5. Utilize assessments and the reflective cycle to foster learning and guide instructional decisions;
6. Demonstrate appropriate professional dispositions when interacting with students, colleagues, administrators, and in the community
Adopted from NASPE 2008 Initial Physical Education Teacher Education Standards
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