Kinesiology B.S. K-12 Teaching Physical Education, Wellness & Leisure  Concentration

Eight-Semester Degree Program (KINSBS-PEWL)

The teacher education program for Kinesiology K-12 Teaching Physical Education/Wellness & Leisure does not qualify for the eight semester degree plan due to Praxis and cumulative GPA requirements for progression. However, the following 8-semester sample plan shows how a first-year student could select their courses.

First YearUnits
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
Social Science (except PSYC 2003)13  
BIOL 1543 Principles of Biology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lecture) (Sp, Su, Fa)
& BIOL 1541L Principles of Biology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lab) (Sp, Su, Fa)
PBHL 1103 Personal Health and Safety (Sp, Fa)3  
PHED 1003 The Physical Education Profession: An Overview (Sp, Fa)3  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
COMM 1313 Public Speaking (ACTS Equivalency = SPCH 1003) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
U.S. History or American National Government1  3
PHED 2023 Sport Skills (Sp, Fa)3  3
Year Total: 16 15
Second YearUnits
KINS 3223 Motor Development (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
PSYC 2003 General Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
General Elective3  
Fine Arts or Humanities13  
BIOL 2443 Human Anatomy (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2404 Lecture) (Sp, Su, Fa)
& BIOL 2441L Human Anatomy Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2404 Lab) (Sp, Su, Fa)
Social Science (except PSYC 2003)1  3
Humanities or Fine Arts1  3
General Elective  6
PHED 2373 Elementary Physical Education (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
Year Total: 16 15
Third YearUnits
PHED 3003 Outdoor Education (Sp, Fa)43  
PHED 3033 Educational Rhythms and Gymnastics (Sp, Fa)43  
PHED 3203 Principles and Problems of Coaching (Su, Fa)3  
PHED 3903 Physical Education for Special Populations (Sp, Fa)43  
KINS 3163 Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application (Fa)23  
PHED 3043 Teaching Fitness (Sp, Fa)4  3
PHED 3623 Sport Sociology (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
EXSC 3353 Mechanics of Human Movement (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
CIED 3033 Classroom Learning Theory (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
CNED 4003 Classroom Human Relations Skills (Sp, Fa)
or CNED 3053 The Helping Relationship (Sp, Fa)
Year Total: 15 15
Fourth YearUnits
PHED 3413 Administration in Physical Education (Sp, Fa)3  
PHED 3573 The School Health Program (Sp, Fa)3  
PHED 432V Teaching Practicum (Sp, Fa)41  
General Elective3  
PHED 4703 Assessment in Physical Education (Sp, Fa)3  
PHED 4743 Secondary Physical Education (Sp, Fa)3  
PHED 4023 Class Management (Sp, Fa)  3
PHED 407V Physical Education Teaching Internship (Sp, Fa)  6
PHED 4733 Senior Seminar (Sp, Fa)  3
Year Total: 16 12
Total Units in Sequence:  120

Core areas must be completed as outlined in University Core


 EXSC 3153 has additional prerequisites not included in program of study.


Must have grade ‘C’ or better to award degree credit.


All three parts of the Praxis Core exam must be completed prior to enrollment.