This program is available on campus only.

Degree Requirements

Review the complete list of core requirements for this program.

Physical Education Endorsement (K-8 #146, 5-12 #147) Core Courses

Education Core Curriculum
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
PSY 144 Human Growth and Development 3
EDU 201 Intro to Teaching 3
EDU 202 Intro to Teaching Clinical 0
SPED 220 Exceptional Learners 3
EDU 230 Educational Media and Computers 1
EDU 240 Educational Psychology 3
EDU 395 Content Area Reading Methods 2
EDU 400 Ethics and Religious Diversity 3
EDU 440 Assessment and Goal Setting 3
Students will need to complete either EDU 460 or 465.
EDU 460 Developing Classroom Community - Elementary 2
EDU 465 Developing Classroom Community - Secondary 2
EDU 411 Multicultural Practicum 2
EDU 430 Capstone 1
EDU 480 Student Teaching in K-8 Physical Education 6
EDU 481 Student Teaching in 5-12 Physical Education 6
Physical Education Core Curriculum
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
BIO 155 Basic Human Anatomy & Physiology 4
HPE/PED 170 First Aid/CPR/AED 1
PED 210 Physical Education for the Elementary School 3
HPE/PED 230 History and Principles of Sport, PE and Fitness 3
HPE/PED 251 Theory, Psychology and Ethics of Coaching 2
HPE/PED 272 Treatment of Athletic Injuries 2
PED 301 Curriculum and Administration in Physical Education 3
PED/SPED 310 Adaptive Physical Education 2
PED 343 Methods of Teaching PE in Elementary Schools 3
PED 344 Clinical Experience in Teaching PE in Elementary Schools 1
PED 345 Methods of Teaching PE and Health in Secondary Schools 3
PED 346 Clinical Experience in Teaching PE and Health in Secondary Schools 1
WEL 101 Concepts of Wellness 1
HPE 390 Kinesiology 3
Students must either demonstrate proficiency in a variety of PED activities or complete HPE/PED 243 and 244.
PED N/A Physical Education Activities (six activities) 3
HPE/PED 243 Team Game Skills 2
HPE/PED 244 Individual and Dual Sports 2

Students must add one of the following concentrations:

SPED Concentration Courses
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
SPED 220 Exceptional Learners 3
PED/SPED 310 Adaptive Physical Education 2
SPED 365 Methods and Materials in Special Education 3
SPED 450 Child, Family, and Community Relations 3
SPED 461 Behavior and Social Interaction in the Special Education Student 3
Health Concentration Courses
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
WEL 101 Concepts of Wellness 1
HPE 207 Principles of Nutrition 3
HPE/PED 221 Personal and CommumnityHealth 3
HPE/PED 230 History and Principles of Sport, Physical Education and Fitness 3
HPE 212 Stress Management 2
Coaching Authorization/Endorsement Courses
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
PSY 144 Human Growth and Development 3
HPE/PED 251 Theory, Psychology and Ethics Coaching 2
HPE/PED 272 Treatment of Athletic Injuries 2
Students will choose one of the following courses:
HPE/PED 271 Coaching Anatomy 1
BIO 155 Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology 4