Bachelor of Science in Physical Education

Suggested Curriculum

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Entry Level

In addition to the following course work, one non-credit clinical experience will be required in the second semester of one's first year. Other Requirements include Co-curricular, community service, and fine arts exposure (3). Health Electives - course from Nursing, Health Studies, Health Education, or Health-related Science courses

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First Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ED 240
History and Philosophy of Physical Education
3 CR.HR.
EH 123
Rhetoric and Composition I
3 CR.HR.
HE 111
The Husson Experience
1 CR.HR.
MS 141
Contemporary College Algebra
4 CR.HR.
PH 110
Introduction to Ethics
3 CR.HR.
PY 111
General Psychology
3 CR.HR.

Second Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ED 201
Phil Foundations of Education
3 CR.HR.
EH 124
Rhetoric and Composition II
3 CR.HR.
MS 115
Quantitative Literacy
3 CR.HR.
SC 120
Functional Anatomy and Physiology
3 CR.HR.
SL 120
Functional Anatomy and Physiology Lab
1 CR.HR.
SY 201
Principles of Sociology
3 CR.HR.

Third Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ED 208
Skills Activities
3 CR.HR.
ED 213
Curriculum and Evaluation in Health and Physical Education
3 CR.HR.
ELC XXX IL
INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE
SC 101
Introduction to Nutrition
3 CR.HR.
SC 104
Organismal Biology
3 CR.HR.

Fourth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ED 222
Personal Health & Fitness
3 CR.HR.
ED 243
Team Sports/Tech & Strategies
3 CR.HR.
EH 200
Approaches to Literature
3 CR.HR.
PY 141
Human Growth and Development
3 CR.HR.
SC 410
Motor Learning in Human Performance
3 CR.HR.

Fifth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ED 202
Methods of Teaching Outdoor and Adventure Education
3 CR.HR.
ED 223
Physical Education/Health Practicum I
1 CR.HR.
ED 389
Educational Psychology
3 CR.HR.
ED 446
Elementary P.E. Methods
3 CR.HR.
ELC HE XXX
ELECTIVE - HEALTH EDUCATION
SC 330
Exercise Physiology
3 CR.HR.

Sixth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ED 321
Educating Exceptional Students
3 CR.HR.
ED 323
Physical Education/Health Practicum II
1 CR.HR.
ED 410
Assessment in Health and Physical Education
3 CR.HR.
ED 447
Secondary P.E. Methods
3 CR.HR.
ED 499
Topic/
1-3 variable CR.HR.
SC 360
Biomechanics & Kinesiology in Human Performance
3 CR.HR.

Seventh Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ED 302
Adapted and Developmentally-Appropriate Physical Education
3 CR.HR.
ED 423
Physical Education/Health Practicum III
1 CR.HR.
ED 444
Individual Sports & Lifetime Activities
3 CR.HR.
ELC FA XXX
ELECTIVE - FINE ARTS
ELC HE XXX
ELECTIVE - HEALTH EDUCATION
ELC HY XXX
ELECTIVE - HISTORY

Eighth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ED 450
Student Teaching/Seminar in Teaching
15 CR.HR.