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Health & Physical Education (Teacher Licensure)
- The health and physical education program is part of the Department of Behavioral & Health Sciences
- Classes and faculty offices are located in Mabee Hall and Collins Gym.
Health & Physical Education (Teacher Licensure) Programs
The Department of Behavioral and Health Sciences and the School of Education offer a major in health and physical education (Teacher Licensure). Students who wish to pursue a degree in physical education and teacher certification must complete a core set of professional education courses. To acquire teacher certification, students must simultaneously seek endorsements in K-12 teacher licensure by following the Undergraduate School of Education Policy and Programs Handbook.
The department also offers one minor in physical education and a concentration in coaching. Students interested in the study of health and physical education may also look into the following disciplines offered at the Baldwin City undergraduate campus:
Major in Health & Physical Education Teacher Licensure
All students majoring in health and physical education for teacher licensure must successfully complete the following core curriculum (42 semester hours):
In addition, all health and physical education teacher licensure majors must earn credit in two 1-hour activity courses:
Students majoring in health and physical education for teacher licensure must also successfully complete the following:
Concentration in Coaching
Students majoring within the Department of Behavioral and Health Sciences can also elect to complete a concentration in coaching by successfully completing the following 10 semester hours of coursework:
The department recommends that students complete an additional 3-hour practicum experience or internship in coaching.
Minor in Physical Education
The minor in physical education requires 12 semester hours of HSHP courses, three of which must be upper-college. Activity courses, varsity sports and HP 170 do not count toward a minor.
This program information has been taken from the current College of Arts and Sciences catalog. This information is subject to change and is updated with each academic year.