B.Ed. In Physical Education

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The Bachelors of Education in Physical Education program prepares students to pursue careers and/or graduate studies in physical education (pedagogy or administration).  Teacher certification in physical education (health and fitness) K-12 is available to physical education majors who fulfill the certification requirements in addition to the teaching requirements for the B.Ed. in Physical Education.

A minor in physical education in also available, as is a health and fitness endorsement for those students whose primary area of teaching certification lies in an area other than physical education.

B.Ed. Major in Physical Education: 52 Credits

Lower Division (23 Credits)
EDPE 190 Foundations of H.S.P.E. 3 credits
EDPE 201-204 Professional Activity Labs 8 credits
EDPE 210 First Aid and Safety 3 credits
EDPE 220 Athletic Training 3 credits
EDPE 222 Health and Human Movement 3 credits
EDPE 224 Nutrition for Health & Fitness 3 credits
EDPE 276/276L Anatomical and Physiological Principles of Health and Fitness 4 credits

Upper Division (29 Credits)
EDPE 311 Health, Fitness, and Physical Ed. Teach. Procedures 3 credits
EDPE 312 Secondary Health Methods 3 credits
EDPE 315 Adapted Physical Education 3 credits
EDPE 340 Psycho-Social Aspects of Sport and Exercise 3 credits
EDPE 376 Anatomical and Physiological Principles of Health and Fitness 4 credits
EDPE 377 & 377 L Scientific Principles of Health and Physical Ed. * 4 credits
EDPE 413 Student Evaluation and Management 3 credits
EDPE 420 Motor Development 3 credits
EDPE 496/497 Practicum/Field Experience 3 credits
EDPE 499 Comprehensive Senior Exam 0 credits

* (EXSC 374 & 374L Kinesiology and EXSC 376 & 376L Physiology of Exercise may be taken instead of EDPE 377 & 377L)

A student wishing to pursue teaching certification must also complete the following:

--> Due to state regulations, these requirements may change.  Consult the Department Chair for complete requirements.


Minor in Physical Education: 32-33 Credits

Lower Division
EDPE 190 Foundations of H.S.P.E. 3 credits
EDPE 202 Strength and Aerobic Conditioning Pro-Lab 2 credits
EDPE 210 First Aid and Safety 3 credits
EDPE 222 Health and Human Movement 3 credits
EDPE 276/276L Anatomical and Physiological Principles of Health and Fitness 4 credits
One of the following three courses below:
EDPE 201 Professional Activity Labs 2 credits
EDPE 203 Professional Activity Labs 2 credits
EDPE 204 Professional Activity Labs 2 credits

Upper Division
EDPE 311 Health, Fitness, and Physical Ed. Teach. Procedures 3 credits
EDPE 315 Adapted Physical Education 3 credits
EDPE 377 & 377 L Scientific Principles of Health and Physical Ed. 4 credits
EDPE 413 Student Evaluation and Management 3 credits
EDPE 496A/B/C Field Experience 3 credits

A minor in physical education will not provide an individual certification for teaching.


Health and Fitness Teaching Endorsement: 43 Credits

This option is designed for students pursuing teaching certification in another discipline (English, Science, Music) and want to add a Health and Fitness endorsement.

EDPE 190 Foundations of H.S.P.E. 3 credits
EDPE 201-204 Professional Activity Labs 8 credits
EDPE 210 First Aid and Safety 3 credits
EDPE 222 Health and Human Movement 3 credits
EDPE 311 Health, Fitness, and Physical Ed. Teach. Procedures 3 credits
EDPE 312 Secondary Health Methods 3 credits
EDPE 315 Adapted Physical Education 3 credits
EDPE 276/276L Anatomical and Physiological Principles of Health and Fitness 4 credits
EDPE 377/377 L Scientific Principles of Health and Physical Ed. 4 credits
EDPE 413 Student Evaluation and Management 3 credits
EDPE 420 Motor Development 3 credits
EDPE 497A-C Field Experience 3 credits
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