The Physical Education major offers general study in the field and specific preparation for a career in teaching.
The following six courses are required for all Sport Studies majors. Completion of these courses will also satisfy the requirements for a minor in physical education.
CORE (17 credit hours)
SSD 180 Physical Wellness Dynamics
SSD 260 Athletic Training
SSD 300 Personal and Community Health
BIO 308 Anatomy and Physiology
SSD 335 History and Philosophy of Physical Ed. and Sport
SSD 490 Exercise Physiology
Physical Education Major
REQUIRED (27 credit hours):
SSD 190 Safety and First Aid
SSD 292 Methods of Outdoor Recreation
SSD 310-315 One Coaching Theory and Practice Course
SSD 320 Methods of Teaching Physical Education I
SSD 321 Methods of Teaching Physical Education II
SSD 325 Teaching School Health
SSD 330 Motor Learning/Kinesiology
SSD 340 Adapted Physical Education
SSD 350 Measurement in Physical Education
SSD 370 Sport Psychology
SSD 410 Organization and Administration
SSD 492 Field Experience
SSD 200 Water Safety Instructor
SSD 430 Biomechanics/Advanced Kinesiology
All majors must also pass written and oral comprehensive exams during their senior year.
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