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Physical Education Program

Degree: Bachelor of Science
Licensure:
 Early Childhood through Adolescence (EC-A)  
Birth to Age 21 | Grades PK to 12

Completion of the Physical Education Program leads to a Bachelor of Science in Education and prepares students for licensure to teach physical education to students from pre-kindergarten through grade 12. Within this major, students will earn licensures in Health, Adapted Physical Education, and Coaching.

Students who wish to pursue physical education must apply and be admitted to the Professional Education Program.  Once accepted, students will proceed through the Physical Education Program.

Required Core Courses

(Bio 105 is a prerequisite to PhyEd 275)

Department Course # Course Name Credit(s)
Physical Education  275  Functional Anatomy and Physiology (Kinesiology for PE Majors)  5
Spring
Physical
Education
 395 Resistance Training for PE Majors  3
Fall/Spring
Physical Education 335 Human Movement and Exercise Physiology in Physical Education  3
Fall/Spring/ Summer

Other Required Courses

Department Course # Course Name Credit(s)  
Physical Education  290 The Child, Teacher, and Physical Education 3 – Fall  
Physical Education 192 Outdoor Recreation and Leisure Activities 2 – Spring  
Physical Education 193 Adventure, Challenge, and Cooperative Activities in PE 2 – Fall  
Physical Education 224 PreK- 12 Methods for Swimming/Adapted Aquatics 3 – Fall  
Physical Education 266 Dance 3 – Spring  
Physical Education 324 Dance II 3 – Fall  
Physical Education 373 Adapted Physical Education 3 – Fall  
Physical Education 375 Lifespan Motor Development 2 – Spring  
Physical Education 392 Instructional Methods for Elementary School Physical Education 3 – Fall  
Physical Education 393 Instructional Methods for Middle School Physical Education 3 – Spring  
Physical Education 394 Instructional Methods for High School Physical Education 3 – Spring  
Physical Education 421 Evaluation, Assessment and Technology in PE/APE 3 – Fall (Online)  
Physical Education 441 Organization and Administration of Physical Education 2 – Spring  
Physical Education 460 History and Philosophy of Physical Education 1 – Spring (Online)  
Physical Education 472 PreK-12 and Physical Education Curriculum 2 – Spring  
Physical Education 422 Phy Ed/Sport for Individuals with Development Disabilities 3 – Fall  
Physical Education 424 Phy Ed/Sport for Individuals with Chronic & Permanent Disablities 3 – Spring  
Physical Education 482 Practicum in Adapted Physical Education & Special Education 3 – Fall/Spring  
Health 106 Personal Health and Wellness (USP Course) 3 – Fall/Spring (Online)  
Health 211 Nutrition and Weight Control 3 – Fall/Summer (Online)  
Health 240 Human Sexuality 3 – Fall/Summer (Online)  
Health 308 Instructional Strategies in Health 3 – Spring (Hybrid)  
Health 420 Issues in Mental & Emotional Health 3 – Spring

NOTES

  • First Aid and Professional CPR/AED are required certifications prior to student teaching.
  • For University Studies Program (former General Education) requirements and criterion for Admission to Licensure Program and Admission to student teaching please refer to the Professional Education Program (PEP) handout.

Contact Us

Human Kinetics and Health Education
Albee Hall 108
920-424-0368

Dr. Christine Tipps

Department Chair tipps@uwosh.edu