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2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Physical Education, BS (43-670) (120-123 hours)

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Major, Bachelor of Science Degree

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Physical Education will:

  • Demonstrate and integrate knowledge of the major concepts, empirical findings and current trends in the area of Physical Education.
  • Recognize and demonstrate best practices in the area of special population to address problems related to the professions of adapted sports, health promotion and health-care.
  • Appropriately apply knowledge and skills acquired in the curriculum to personal, social, and organizational issues.
  • Identify and apply appropriate Adapted Sport language through effective speaking, reading, and writing.
  • Recognize and apply empirical evidence while behaving legally and ethically in research, clinic, professional and applied settings.
  • Recognize individual differences, respecting the role these differences play in intercultural and international diversity. Describe the interaction of these factors in the field.
  • Review authentic occupational, career, and advanced educational opportunities appropriate to the discipline and develop a feasible plan to pursue those opportunities.
  • Demonstrate a level of content knowledge required to be an effective teacher.
  • Utilize appropriate practices and broad fields of information when planning and implementing effective instructional strategies for diverse populations.
  • Positively impact student engagement and learning though appropriate instructional practices in the management of time, people, space, equipment, transitions and behavior.
  • Understand and use multiple assessment strategies to assess individual student needs and learning as well as program effectiveness.
  • Continually reflect on and make instructional and program improvement decisions based on assessment data.

Physical Education, BS (43-670) - Adapted Sport Education Area (PE10) (4 Year Guide)  

Physical Education, BS (43-670) - Elementary - Secondary Certification K-12 Area (PE11) (4 Year Guide)  

Physical Education, BS (43-670) - Sports & Recreation Education Area (PE12) (4 Year Guide)  

Major Requirements: 48-93 Semester Hours

Select 1 of the 3 Areas: 22-67 Semester Hours

Area 2 - Elementary - Secondary Certification K-12 (PE11): 67 Semester Hours

Free Electives: 0-30 Semester Hours

Adapted Sport Education Area: 19 Semester Hours
Elementary - Secondary Certification K-12 Area:   0 Semester Hours
Sports & Recreation Education Area: 30 Semester Hours

Minimum Total: 120 - 123 Semester Hours

+ Course requires a grade of C or better.

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