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College of Education
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Education and
the General Degree Requirements pages.

Bachelor of Science in Education
Health & Physical Education


Area A Essential Skills                                                Required Hours: 9

ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
Select one of the following courses:
MATH 1101/1111/1113/1125/1131

Area B Institutional Options                                       Required Hours: 4
COMM 1110
Select two of the following courses:
ITDS 2726/ITDS 2727/ITDS 2735/ITDS 2746/ITDS 2748/ITDS 2749/ITDS 2755/LIBR 1105
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105/LEAD 1705/POLS 2401/Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002
Note: the two extra hours may be used as electives.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts                                      Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/ PHIL 1105
Select one of the following fine arts courses: ARTH 1100/ITDS 1145*/MUSC 1100/THEA 1100
*ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology                             Required Hours: 10
Select one science course with a lab; the other course may be lab or non-lab:
ANTH 1145 (no lab); ASTR 1105/1305 (lab optional); ASTR 1106/1305; BIOL 1215 (lab included); BIOL 1125 (no lab); BIOL 1225 (lab included); CHEM 1151/1151L; CHEM 1152/1152L; CHEM 1211/1211L; CHEM 1212/1212L; ENVS 1105 (no lab); GEOL 1121 (lab included); GEOL 1122/1322; GEOL 2225 (lab included); ITDS 1215 (lab included); PHYS 1111/1311; PHYS 1112/1312; PHYS 1125/1325 (lab optional); PHYS 2211/2311; PHYS 2212/2312
Select one of the following courses or a science course from above:
CPSC 1105/MATH 1113/MATH 1125/MATH 1131/MATH 1132/MATH 1127/MATH 1165/PHIL 2105

Area E Social Sciences                                                Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112
Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
ECON 2105/ECON 2106/PHIL 2135/PSYC 1101/SOCI 1101
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
ANTH 1105/ANTH 2105/ANTH 2136/ENGL 2136/GEOG 1101/HIST 1111/HIST 1112/ITDS 1146/ITDS 1156

Wellness Requirement                                                 Required Hours: 3
PELM 1205
PEDS 2379 Skills/Concepts of Gymnastics

Area F Courses Related to Major                                Required Hours: 18
EDUF 2215  American Ed. Experience
EDUF 2116  Human Devel., Motiv., Lrn.
SPED 2256  Intr Except Learner/Gen Ed
EDCI 2105  Diversity in Education
BIOL 1216  Human Biology
EXSC 2135  Functional Anatomy
PELM 2345  Emergency Care & 1st Aid

AREA G Program Requirements                                     Required Hours: 63-64

Education Requirements, 14-15 Hrs
EDUF 4205 In. Tech for Student Teachers
EDUT 3215 Tech/Workplace/PELM 4317
PELM 5485 Student Teaching in HPE

Health Area, 12 Hrs
HESC 2105 Personal Health
HESC 3107 Habit-Forming Substances
HESC 4107 Fund of School Health
PELM 5217 Teaching Health P-12

Physical Educ Foundations, 17 Hrs
PELM 2205 Intro: Physical Educ & Rec
PEDS 2371 Sklls/Concepts Phys Activ 1
PEDS 2372 Skills/Concepts Phys Activ 2
EXSC 4131 Basic Exercise Physiology
PELM 4335 Assessment in Physical Educ.
PELM 5215 Development of Motor Skills

Teaching Core, 20 Hrs
PELM 3216 Teaching Dance
PELM 3217 Physical Educ - Elementary
PELM 3310 Physical Educ � Elem: Lab
PELM 4215 Physical Educ - Middle Level
PELM 4245 Phys Activity Stu w/Disabil
PELM 4417 Teaching Practicum in Health
PELM 4416 Teaching Practicum in P.E.
PELM 5216 Physical Educ - High School

AREA H: Program Electives                            Required Hours: 2-3
PELM 3235 Basic Principles Athletic Trn.
PELM 3255 Coach/Officiating Baseball
PELM 3256 Coach/Officiating Basketball
PELM 3257 Coach/Officiating Softball
PELM 4149 Emergency Care Instruct Trn.
PELM 4317 Health-Related Fitness Educ.
PELM 5116 Physical Educ/Athletic Admin
PELM 5795 Seminar in Physical Education
PELM 5899 Directed Independent Study
HESC 2125 Applied Nutrition
HESC 5107 Human Sexuality

Total Hours Required: 129

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Last Updated: 2/1/11