Course Requirements

The course requirements listed below apply to those students admitted on or after Fall 2009. 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.

I. Teaching Field Requirements
A. Required Courses - Complete for 26 semester hours
Number Name Hours
BIOL 240 Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology I 3
BIOL 241 Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology II 3
HPEM 355 Measurement and Evaluation in Health and Physical Education 3
PEMJ 131 Fitness Activities 2
PEMJ 145 Dance in the Schools 2
PEMJ 335 Movement Experiences in the Elementary School 2
PEMJ 248 Teaching Gymnastics in the Schools 2
PEMJ 320 Physiology of Exercise 3
PEMJ 321 Kinesiology 3
PEMJ 324 Basic Motor Learning 3
PEMJ 351 Adapted Physical Education 3
 
B. Sports Module/Individual - Complete 1 course for 2 semester hours from the following list.
Number Name Hours
PEMJ 138 Sports Module IV: Tennis, Badminton, and Fencing 2
PEMJ 139 Sports Module V: Archery, Golf, and Track & Field 2
 
C. Sports Module/Team - Complete 1 course for 2 semester hours from the following list.
Number Name Hours
PEMJ 135 Sports Module I: Football, Basketball, Team Handball 2
PEMJ 136 Sports Module II: Soccer, Speedball, Volleyball 2
PEMJ 137 Sports Module III: Softball, Lacrosse, and Hockey 2
 
D. Teaching Methods
Number Name Hours
PEMJ 558 The Teaching of Physical Education 3
 
II. Graduate Professional Education Course Requirements
A. Introductory Sequence
Number Name Hours
i. Complete 1 course for 3 semester hours from the following list.
SASE 505 Teaching, Democracy, and Schooling 3
EDFD 505 Teaching, Democracy, and Schooling 3
ii. Complete
SASE 518 Technology Integration in the Classroom 1
 
B. Diversity and Instructional Sequence - Complete 5 requirement(s)
Number Name Hours
i. Complete 1 course from the following list.
SASE 509 Sociocultural Perspectives on Teaching and Learning 3
EDFD 509 Sociocultural Perspectives of Teaching 3
ii. Complete 1 course from the following list.
SASE 516 Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners 1
EDFD 516 Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners 1
iii. Complete.
SASE 517 Inclusive Classrooms in Middle and Secondary Schools 1
iv. Complete.
READ 501 Techniques of Reading Improvement in the Secondary School 3
v. Complete 1 course from the following list.
CURR 519 Assessment for Authentic Learning 1
EDFD 519 Assessment for Authentic Learning 1
 
C. Professional Year Part 1 
(Semester before student teacher –all education courses listed above pre-requisites)
Number Name Hours
i. Complete 2 requirements
SASE 526 Teaching for Learning I 3
SASE 527 Fieldwork 3
 
D. Professional Year Part 2 (Student teaching semester – all education courses listed above and any required content area courses are pre-requisites)
Number Name Hours
i. Complete 2 requirements
SASE 529 Student Teaching 6
OR
SASE 514 Inservice Supervised Graduate Student Teaching 4-8
SASE 543 Teaching for Learning II 3
 
III. Additional Requirements for State Certification
The following additional requirements must be met prior to student teaching. Upon admission to MAT and/or Post BA program, the student's submitted transcripts are evaluated to determine if any of these requirements have been fulfilled by previous coursework. In such cases, the requirement(s) appears on the degree audit as being waived.
 
A. Speech
Number Name Hours
Fundamentals of Speech: Communication Requirement 3
OR Speech Challenge Exam  
OR Documents and approved experience  
 
B. Physiology & Hygiene
Take exam in county office of education and submit results to the Graduate Office OR BIOL/HLTH course.
 
C. Educational Psychology
Complete 1 of the following.
EDFD 582 Learning Theories 3
OR
PSYC 560 Advanced Educational Psychology 3
OR
Equivalent undergraduate course work.
 
PROGRAM TOTAL: 33-36 semester hours