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Physical Education Major (k-12)

A Bachelor of Arts degree in physical education elementary and secondary teaching major requires a minimum major grade point average of 3.00. The following is an overview of courses associated with our physical education major. We encourage you to speak with a faculty representative during your on-campus visit for detailed information about your specific program interests.

For an official description of courses and degree requirements, please reference our academic catalog.

Physical Education (k-12) Major Core Courses

  • ED 305 Materials and Methods of Health and Physical Education
  • HWL 250 Nutrition
  • HWL 260 Human Anatomy
  • PE 106 Principles and Foundations of Physical Education and Health
  • PE 107 First Aid
  • PE 210 k-12 Physical Education
  • PE 211 Theory of Teaching Team Activities
  • PE 214 Theory of Teaching Individual Activities
  • PE 215 Theory of Teaching Tumbling, Stunts and Rhythms
  • PE 217 Theory of Teaching Physical Fitness
  • PE 305 Organization and Administration of Physical Education
  • PE 310 Measurements and Evaluation Health, Physical Education and Recreation
  • PE 320 Motor Learning
  • PE 401 Kinesiology
  • PE 405 Exercise Physiology
  • THR 121 Introduction to Dance

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