Teaching K-12 Physical Education & Health

Eight-Semester Degree Program

The teacher education program for Teaching K-12 Physical Education & Health does not qualify for the eight semester degree plan due to standardized exams (ACT, SAT, GRE, or PRAXIS core) and cumulative GPA requirements for progression. However, the following 8-semester sample plan shows how a first-year student could select their courses to finish in four years.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)3  
Social Sciences State Minimum Core (except PSYC 2003) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)1, 53  
Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4:
BIOL 1543 Principles of Biology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lecture)
& BIOL 1541L Principles of Biology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lab)
4  
PBHL 1103 Personal Health and Safety3  
PHED 1003 The Physical Education Profession: An Overview3  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)  3
MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 2.1)  3
COMM 1313 Public Speaking (ACTS Equivalency = SPCH 1003) (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 1.2 and 5.1)  3
U.S. History or Government State Minimum Core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 4.2)1  3
PHED 2023 Sport Skills3  3
Year Total: 16 15
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
PHED 3223 Motor Development3  
PSYC 2003 General Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 1103) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)3  
General Elective3  
Fine Arts or Humanities State Minimum Core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.1 or 3.2)1, 53  
Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4:
BIOL 2443 Human Anatomy (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2404 Lecture)
& BIOL 2441L Human Anatomy Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2404 Lab)
4  
Social Sciences State Minimum Core (except PSYC 2003) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)1, 5  3
Humanities or Fine Arts State Minimum Core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.2 or 3.1)1, 5  3
General Elective  6
PHED 2373 Elementary Physical Education  3
Year Total: 16 15
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
PHED 3003 Outdoor Education43  
CIED 3033 Classroom Learning Theory3  
PHED 3203 Principles and Problems of Coaching3  
PHED 3903 Physical Education for Special Populations43  
PHED 3163 Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application3  
PHED 3033 Educational Rhythms and Gymnastics  3
PHED 3043 Teaching Fitness4  3
EXSC 3353 Mechanics of Human Movement
or EXSC 3013 Functional Anatomy for Exercise Science
  3
PHED 3413 Administration in Physical Education  3
PHED 3623 Sport Sociology (Satisfies General Education Outcome 4.1)  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
PHED 3573 The School Health Program3  
CNED 4003 Classroom Human Relations Skills3  
PHED 432V Teaching Practicum41  
General Elective3  
PHED 4703 Assessment in Physical Education3  
PHED 4743 Secondary Physical Education3  
PHED 4023 Class Management  3
PHED 407V Physical Education Teaching Internship  6
PHED 4733 Senior Seminar (Satisfies General Education Outcome 6.1)  3
Year Total: 16 12
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120