BSE, Physical Education K-12 Cert.

Bachelor of Science in Education, Physical Education, K-12 Certification – Min. 120 Hours (*This degree may take more than 120 hours to complete.)

General Education Requirements: 37-40 hours


Additional University Requirements: 6 hours

For more information, see the General Education Requirements section of the catalog.

Physical Education w/ Certification Major: 56 hours + 36 hours of Professional Education coursework.

Professional Education (36 Hours)
ED101 Foundations of Education, Diversity, and ELL (2)
ED102 Field Experience I (1)
ED105 Field Experience II (0-1)
ED350 Education Methodology (2)
ED313 Classroom and Behavior Management in the Middle and Secondary Classroom (3)
ED453  Education as a Profession (3)
ED454  Student Teaching Seminar/Methods (2)
ED462  Student Teaching (10)
ED471  Teaching Reading in the Content Area (3)
PY210  Educational Psychology (3) (If not taken as general education requirement)
PY223  Developmental Psychology (3) (If not taken as general education requirement)
PY342  Psychology of the Exceptional Child (2)
PY343  Psychology of the Exceptional Child Practicum (1) 

Physical Education K-12 certification requirements (56 Hours)

BI106 & BI106L Human Biology w/ lab (4) (If not taken as general education requirement)
PE103 Lifetime Activities and Dance (3)
PE202  Motor Learning and Motor Dev.(3)
PE203  Intro. to Exercise Science (2)
PE210  Personal and Community Health (3)
PE212  First Aid/Community CPR (2)
PE216  Nutrition and Athletic Performance (3)
PE217  Foundations of Physical Education (3)
PE221 Psych and Soc Aspects of PE (3)
ED370HE Methods of Teaching Health and Care of Injuries (2)
ED370PE  Special Teaching Methods –Physical Education (3)
PE219  Fundamentals of Rhythm & Movement & Dance (3)
PE322  Teaching Elementary School Physical Education (3)
PE323  First Aid, Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries (3)
PE324  Human Anatomy and Kinesiology (4)
PE325 Methods of Teaching Ind. and Team Sports (3)
PE327  Physiology of Exercise (3)
PE328  Adapted Physical Education (3)
PE339  Methods and Techniques for Tests & Measurements in Physical Education (3) 

Electives to complete min. 120 hours


Last updated: 08/07/2023