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Physical Education Major, B.S. in Ed., Standard Secondary Certificate

B.S. in Education, Standard Secondary Certificate (K-12 Certificate)
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Admission Requirements, Retention & Termination Standards

  1. Students seeking this major must successfully complete the Sport Skill Competency Assessment Program. This assessment program is competency based and required before enrolling in PES 315. Additional information concerning this program can be obtained from the departmental office or the PES webpage.
  2. To gain approval to student teach, each student must:
    1. have an overall GPA of 2.7
    2. have received a grade of C+ or better in PES 315, 386, and 415
    3. have current CPR and First Aid Certification
  3. At least 15 hours of this major must be completed at CMU.
  4. Up to 3 hours may be taken as credit/no credit.
  5. A minimum 2.7 GPA (B-) must be earned in all teaching majors.

Program Requirements

Required Courses I (13 hours)

HSC 211Human Anatomy and Physiology

3(3-0)

PES 105Introduction to Physical Education & Skill Development

2(2-1)

PES 115Motor Development

2(2-0)

PES 186QRPrinciples of Physical Fitness for Lifelong Wellness

3(3-0)

PES 401Fundamentals of Motor Learning

3(3-0)

Required Courses II (32 hours)

PES 215WIK-12 Physical Education Programming

3(3-0)

PES 313Elementary Physical Education Methods and Materials

2(2-0)

PES 315Methods in Teaching Physical Education

3(3-0)

PES 323Applied Skills & Methods - Individual and Team Sports

3(3-0)

PES 324Applied Skills & Methods - Rhythmic Activities

2(2-0)

PES 325Applied Skills & Methods - Resistance Training

2(2-0)

PES 330Human Movement Studies

3(3-0)

PES 338Teaching Group Fitness

2(2-0)

PES 386Special Physical Education

3(3-0)

PES 395Pre-Student Teaching Field Experience

1(Spec)

PES 405Physical Education Peer-Tutor Teaching

2(1-1)

PES 406Evaluation in Physical Education and Sport

2(2-0)

PES 415Planning, Teaching, and Assessing: Practical Applications

3(3-0)

PES 495Senior Seminar in Physical Education

1(1-0)

Electives (3 hours)

To be selected in consultation with an advisor.

Total: 48 semester hours