Admission Requirements, Retention & Termination Standards

  1. 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 315.
  2. To gain approval to student teach, each student must:
    • Have an overall GPA of 2.7
    • Have received a grade of C+ of better in PES 315, 386, and 415
    • Have current CPR and First Aid Certification
  3. Up to 3 hours may be taken as credit/no credit.
  4. A minimum 2.7 GPA (B-) must be earned in all teaching minors.

Program Requirements

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

​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

​Planning, implementation and assessment of resistance training techniques and modalities for grades 5-12. Prerequisites: PES 105, PES 215; Successful completion of departmental Sports Skill Competency Assessment Program (SSCAP).

Credits 2(2-0) 

Contact Hours (2-0) 

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

​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

 

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