College of Education and Health Professions
Degree Program Course Requirements

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

Master of Arts in Teaching
Health and Physical Education

Area 1 Professional Core Required Hours: 22
EDUF 6116 Research Methods and Action Research
EDCI 6225 Foundations of Educ: American Education
EDCI 6227 Foundations of Educ: Human Devel, Motivation & Learning
EDCI 6228 Foundations of Educ: Special Education

EDUF 4205 Integrating Technology
PHED 5485G Student Teaching in HPE

Area 2 Concentration Required Hours: 26
Health Education (6-7 hours):
Select 6-7 hours from the following:
HESC 5107G Human Sexuality
HESC 5108G Consumer Health
HESC 5188G Contemporary Health Problems
HESC 5795G Seminar in Alcohol and Drug Abuse
PHED 5218 Teaching Health in P-8 Schools
PHED 5219 Teaching Health in High School

Physical Education (20 hours):
PHED 3217 Physical Education in the Elementary School
PHED 4245 PE for Students with Disabilities
PHED 5215 Motor Development
PHED 5216 Physical Education in the High School
PHED 6116 Analysis of Teaching Behavior in Physical Education


Select three hours from:
PHED 6215 Physical Education for Children
PHED 6216 Middle Level PE
PHED 6217 Physical Education in Secondary School

Area 3 Additional Hours in Major Required Hours: 3-8
HESC, PHED or other approved course

Area 4 Other Requirements Required Hours: 0
EDUF 6000 M.Ed. Exit Exam
Fitness Assessment Entrance (Entering Semester)
Fitness Assessment Mid Program

Total Required Hours: 51-57

Note: This plan of study will be determined by the program coordinator based on an evaluation of each student's transcripts and educational experiences.