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Physical Education

General Education Requirements:

English Communications

WRT 101, COM 101 OR COM 103

Natural Sciences

BIO 104B or 113, CHM 103

Social Sciences (6 credits)

PSY 113, PSY 232

Foreign Language/Culture
(6 credits)

 

Letters (6 credits)

 

Mathematics (3 credits)

 

Teacher Certification Requirements:

Course

Title

Credit

URI 101

Traditions and Transformations

1

BIO 121

Human Anatomy

3

BIO 242

Introductory Human Physiology

3

PEX 334

Physiology of Exercise

3

PEX 335

Physiology of Exercise Laboratory

1

EDC 312

The Psychology of Learning

3

EDC 485 and 486/487

Student Teaching and Field Experience Seminar

15

PEX 123

Foundations of Health

3

PEX 172

Standard First Aid

1

PEX 270

Introduction to the History and Philosophy of Physical Education

3

PEX 304

Methods of Teaching Physical Education in Elementary Schools

3

PEX 305

Supervised Experience P.E. in Elementary Schools

1

PEX 310

Principles of Human Motor Development

3

PEX 314

Physical Education in Secondary Schools

3

PEX 315

Supervised Experience  P.E. in Secondary Schools

1

PEX 324

Rhythms and Dance

3

PEX 322

Outdoor Leisure Pursuits

1

PEX 369

Tests and Measurements

3

PEX 370

Kinesiology

3

PEX 380

Organization and Administration of P.E.

3

PEX 382

Psych-Social Aspects of P.E. and Sport

3

PEX 410

Adapted Physical Education

3

PEX 415

Management, Communication, and Discipline Skills for Teaching Physical Education

3

Students must take 7 credits of practicum activity including:

Course

Title

Credit

PEX 120

Weight Training & Physical Conditioning

1

PEX 222

Basic Movements and Gymnastics

1

PEX 322

Outdoor Leisure Pursuits

1

PEX 115, 215

Team Sports, Individual Sports

3

PEX 130, 230, 330, 340, 430

Aquatics

1

Students must also complete the following:

  • 7 credits of professional electives
  • 6 credits of free electives

Other requirements:

  • All students must have a quality point average of 2.50 plus a 2.70 in all physical education and health course work prior to student teaching.

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