Requirements
  • Students seeking this minor must successfully complete the Sport Skill Competency Assessment Program.  This assessment program is competency based and required before enrolling in PES 215. 
  • To gain approval to student teach, each student must:
  1. Have an overall GPA of 2.7
  2. Have received a grade of C+ of better in PES 315, 386, and 415
  3. Have current CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Up to 3 hours may be taken as credit/no credit.
  • A minimum 2.7 GPA (B-) must be earned in all teaching minors.

Required Courses (23 hours)

​Overview of physical education history, profession, sub-disciplines, professional organizations, and preparation for the skills test required by the physical education teacher preparation program. 

Credits 2(2-1) 

Contact Hours (2-1) 

Course Syllabus

​Comprehensive study of motor development across the lifespan as a change in functional capacity from prenatal development to elderly adult movement patterns.

Credits 2(2-0) 

Contact Hours (2-0) 

Course Syllabus

​Designed to enable lifetime fitness for individuals from all backgrounds. Study and demonstrate physical fitness concepts; develop and implement personal fitness program. Quantitative Reasoning. 

Credits 3(3-0) 

Contact Hours (3-0) 

Course Syllabus

​Methods and applications of planning and teaching elementary physical education including individual and group activities, fitness activities, modified sport and precursors to lifetime activities. Prerequisites: PES 215. 

Credits 2(2-0) 

Contact Hours (2-0) 

Course Syllabus

​A broad spectrum of methods used in K-12 programs. Emphasis on teaching and development of reflective teaching practices including assessment of teaching performance. Prerequisites: PES 215; Passing Score on the PES Department's Sports Skill Competency Assessment. 

Credits 3(3-0) 

Contact Hours (3-0) 

Course Syllabus

Physical needs of the atypical individual, ameliorative effects of physical activity, school programs appropriate for exceptional children. Prerequisite: PES 315. 

Credits 3(3-0) 

Contact Hours (3-0) 

Course Syllabus

Selection, criteria, methods, and procedures used in assessing the psychomotor, cognitive, affective, and health-related physical fitness domains in K-12 physical education. Prerequisite: PES 215. 

Credits 2(2-0) 

Contact Hours (2-0) 

Course Syllabus

Practical experience in planning, teaching, and assessing school children. Prerequisite: PES 315, 406. 

Credits 3(3-0) 

Contact Hours (3-0) 

Course Syllabus

Electives (2-3 hours) Select one of the following:

​Emphasis on the development and use of skills and strategies in lifetime team sports. Methods for teaching skills and strategies are a major emphasis. Prerequisites: PES 105, 115; successful completion of departmental Sports Skill Competency Assessment Program (SSCAP). 

Credits 2(2-0) 

Contact Hours (2-0) 

Course Syllabus

​The development of skills and strategies used in competitive environments in individual and team sports. Key elements of form, teaching progressions and effective drills are emphasized. Prerequisites: PES 105, 215; successful completion of departmental Sports Skills Competency Assessment Program (SSCAP). 

Credits 3(3-0) 

Contact Hours (3-0) 

Course Syllabus

Enable students to plan and implement effective rhythmic movement experiences for students across the K-12 curriculum. Prerequisites: PES 215. 

Credits 2(2-0) 

Contact Hours (2-0) 

Course Syllabus

​Presents the basic methods used in teaching current group fitness techniques. Prerequisites: HSC 211 or HSC 214, 215; One of: PED 186, PES 186, HSC 106. 

Credits 2(2-0) 

Contact Hours (2-0) 

Course Syllabus

Total:  25-26 semester hours