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Requirements for a Bachelor of Art in Physical Education

Physical education is the in-depth study of the art and science of human movement - movement that is basic to all sports and physical development. Our Physical Education Programs emphasize state-of-the-art teaching and learning strategies, with a focus on developing and maintaining quality physical education programs for all ages.

Teaching Major

Required:
BIOL 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology (4 credits)
[HIST 201 or 202] or [PSCI 101 or 102]
SPED 310 Inclusion Strategies for Students with Special Needs

Including the following Education courses:
EDUC 205/207
+EDUC 284 Child and Adoluscent Development
EDUC 300 Diversity and Culturally-Responsive Teaching
WI-EDUC 301 History and Philosophy of Education
EDUC 308 Educational Technolgoy
EDUC 309 Educational Psychology: Tests and Measurements
EDUC 338 Content Literacy Exploration (1 credit)
EDUC 433 Observation and Student Teaching (7-8 credits)
EDUC 434 Observation and Student Teaching: Secondary Physical Education

Including the following KIN courses:
+KIN 149 Wellness Concepts (1 credit)
+KIN 200 Intermediate Swimming or 300 Advanced Swimming - Lifeguard Training
+KIN 206 First Aid/CPR,
KIN 210 Games, Rhythms, Stunts and Tumbling,
KIN 219 Aerobic Development & Strength Training (2 credits),
KIN 221 Skills in Team Sports (2 credits)
KIN 222. Skills in Individual Sports • 2 credits
KIN 224. Foundation and History of Physical Education (2 credits)
KIN 260 Motor Learning (2 credits)
KIN 270 Health in School and Community
+KIN 301 Ballroom, Square and Folk Dance (2 credits)
KIN 304 Administration and Organization of Health and Physical Education Programs (2 credits)
KIN 309 Elementary Methods for Physical Education and Health (3 credits)
KIN 310. Physical Education for Special Populations (1 credit)
KIN 311. Practical Experience in Teaching Physical Education (2 credits)
KIN 320 Practical Experience and Ethics in coaching Sports (1 credit) OR one from KIN 321-326 (Football, Basketball, Track, Baseball, Volleyball, Soccer - 2 credits each)
KIN 331. Principles and Methods of Secondary Physical Education • 4 credits
KIN 361. Kinesiology
WI-KIN 365 Exercise Physiology for Physical Educators OR WI-KIN 390 Exercise Physiology • 4 credits
KIN 407 Senior Seminar in Physical Education (1 credit)
KIN 415 Tests and Measurements

All students should apply for admittance to the Department of Education after completing EDUC 205/207 and one other Education course. Students planning to qualify for a teaching license are responsible for knowing the certification requirements in the state where they wish to teach. Students must maintain a 3.00 GPA in major courses with no grade below C and a 2.70 cumulative average. Membership in the state level association for health, physical education, recreation, and dance and/or the state education association is strongly recommended.

Non-teaching Major

BIOL 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology (4 credits)
+KIN 149 Wellness Concepts (1 credit)
+KIN 200 Intermediate Swimming or 300 Advanced Swimming - Lifeguard Training
+KIN 206 First Aid/CPR
KIN 219 Aerobic Development & Strength Training (2 credits)
KIN 224 Foundation and History of Physical Education (2 credit)
KIN 260 Motor Learning (2 credits)
KIN 282 Exercise and Aging
+KIN 301 Ballroom, Square and Folk Dance (2 credits) or +KIN 212 Beginning Jazz Dance
KIN 304 Administration and Organization of Health and Physical Education Programs (2 credits)
KIN 361 Kinesiology OR WI-KIN 365 Exercise Physiology for Physical Educators 
KIN 363 The Law in Sport, PE, Exercise Science and Leisure (2 credits)
KIN 407 Senior Seminar in Physical Education (1 credit)
KIN 418 Internship in Exercise Science, Physical Education, and Human Performance & Fitness (6-8 credits)

Choose one of the following sections:
KIN 210 Games, Rhythms, Stunts and Tumbling (2 credits), KIN 270 Health in School and Community, and KIN 309. Elementary Methods for Physical Education and Health KIN 221 Skills in Team Sports (2 credits)

KIN 222 Skills in Individual Sports (2 credits) and KIN 331 Principles and Methods of Secondary Physical Education (4 credits)

KIN 215 Basic Athletic Training (2 credits), KIN 320 Practical Experience and Ethics in Coaching Sports (1 credit), and one of 321-326 (Football, Basketball, Track, Baseball, Volleyball or Soccer);

+EDUC 284 Child and Adolescent Development or +PSYC 212 Life-Span Developmental Psychology

+KIN 125 Physical Education Topics (1-3 credits)
KIN 258 Principles and Methods in Personal Training (2 credits)
KIN 275 Methods in Group Fitness Leadership (2 credits)
WI-KIN 340 Nutrition Concepts

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