Course Requirements

The course requirements listed below apply to those students admitted on or after Fall 2014. Anyone admitted prior to this term should refer to their Analysis of Academic Progress on WESS or see your academic advisor for your official program of study.

Required Theory Courses (32 S.H.)
Number     Name Hours
HLTH 215 Drug Education in the Schools 3
HLTH 222 Mental Health in the School 3
HLTH 295 Sexuality Education in the Schools (Gen Ed Elective) 3
HLTH 307 The Study of Human Diseases 3
HPEM 199 Freshman Seminar in Health and Physical Education (Gen Ed Requirement) 1
HPEM 352 Development and Philosophy of Health and Physical Education 3
HPEM 355 Measurement and Evaluation in Health and Physical Education 3
HPEM 356 Management of Health, Physical Education, Athletics and Fitness Programs 3
PEMJ 200 Human Motor Development 1
PEMJ 320 Physiology of Exercise 4
PEMJ 321 Kinesiology 3
PEMJ 324 Basic Motor Learning 3
PEMJ 351 Adapted Physical Education 3
 
Required Activity Courses (10 S.H.)
Number Name Hours
PEMJ 152 Introduction to Fielding and Target Games (1.25 hours lecture, 2.25 hours lab) 3
PEMJ 153 Introduction to Invasion and Net Games (1.25 hours lecture, 2.25 hours lab) 3
PEMJ 131 Fitness Activities (3.0 credits other) 2
PEMJ 145 Dance in the Schools (3.0 credits other) 2
 
Required Teaching Courses (3 S.H.)
Number Name Hours
PEMJ 335 Teaching of Elementary Physical Education (PEMJ 200 is pre-requisite for this course) 3
 
Health and Physical Education Collateral
Number Name Hours
BIOL 110 The Biology of Human Life (Pre-requisite for PEMJ 200 and meets Natural/Physical Science Lab Gen Ed Requirement)  4
Required Education Courses (3 S.H.)
Number Name Hours
Complete 1 course from the following:
EDFD 210 Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling 3
READ 210 Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling 3
SASE 210 Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling 3
Complete 3 courses:
EDFD 200 Psychological Foundations of Education (General Education Requirement) 3
EDFD 220 Philosophical Orientation to Education (General Education Requirement) 3
EDFD 221 Historical Foundations of American Education (General Education Requirement) 3
 

Concentrations

A. Coaching

SPECIALIZATION COURSES (16 S.H)
Number Name Hours
Complete the following courses for 16 semester hours:
Complete 4 courses for 12 semester hours:
PEMJ 226 Coaching Principles and Problems (3 hours lecture) 3
PEMJ 227 Social Problems in Sports (3 hours lecture) 3
PEMJ 353 Psychology of Sport (3 hours lecture) 3
PEMJ 447 Advanced Coaching Techniques (3 hours lecture) 3
PEMJ 381 Cooperative Education in Physical Education 4
 
Free Electives (9 S.H) (see department for approved electives)
 

B. Physical Activity in an Educational Setting

Electives (25 S.H.)(see department for approved electives)