Oct 19, 2018  
2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog

Physical Education Major, BS


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Program Description

The Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) program will prepare skilled, effective teachers who have the ability to obtain licensure in North Carolina by completing a program that is grounded in scientific, foundational and pedagogical knowledge. The Physical Education Recreation (Non-Teaching Option) and Physical Education Youth Development Concentrations (Non-Teaching Option) will prepare knowledgeable and skilled practitioners who, upon completion of program that is well-rounded with scientific and foundational knowledge and experiential learning, are able to develop and implement safe and effective physical activity programs for all people in various settings.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, the student will:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of scientific and theoretical basis for human movement so that they can plan, implement, and evaluate health and physical activity programs.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and dispositions to effectively teach/implement safe and developmentally appropriate health and physical activity programs.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge, skills and disposition to effectively teach/implement the fitness and nutrition concepts needed to reduce and prevent obesity.
  4. Demonstrate competence in a variety of motor skills and fitness activities.
  5. Demonstrate professional and ethical behavior and the dispositions of an emerging professional.
Physical Education Teacher Education – Track

To complete the major in Physical Education and be eligible for Licensure in Health and Physical Education, the student must satisfy the general education course requirements as well as the major and professional education components of the program. Students must earn a minimum grade of a C in each major and professional course and maintain a minimum 2.5 grade cumulative point average to continue in the major.

Students are also required to have current CPR and First Aid certification during the semester that they begin their pre-clinical experience. This can be acquired by passing HED 3236  or taking the certification courses from the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association.

Specialized Admission Requirements for the Major

All candidates who wish to be licensed to teach must formally apply for admission to teacher education during the spring semester of the sophomore year. A formal application with references must be submitted along with a virtual interview and other requirements. Student must pass the PRAXIS I examination prior to admittance into the teacher education program. Students must earn a minimum grade of a C grade in each major and professional course and must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 at the time of program admission and for the duration of the program.

Students must be admitted to Teacher Education prior to the Fall Semester of their junior year.

PRAXIS I:

Students are required to obtain the following passing scores or have the equivalent SAT or ACT scores in each are of Praxis I. Students who have a combined SAT score of 1100 are exempt from taking the Praxis I exam.

Physical Education Recreation Concentration (Non-Teaching) – Track

To major in Physical Education with a concentration in Recreation (non-teaching track), the student must satisfy the general education course requirements as well as the major and recreation components of the program. Students are required to earn a minimum grade of a C grade in each major and professional course and maintain a minimum 2.5 grade point average to continue in the major.

Students are also required to have current CPR and First Aid certification during the semester that they begin their practicum. This can be acquired by passing HED 3236  or taking the certification courses from the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association.

Physical Education Youth Development (Non-Teaching) – Track

To major in Physical Education with a concentration in Youth Development (non-teaching track), the student must satisfy the general education course requirements as well as the major and recreation components of the program. Students are required to earn a minimum grade of a C grade in each major and professional course and maintain a minimum 2.5 grade point average to continue in the major.

Students are also required to have current CPR and First Aid certification during the semester that they begin their practicum. This can be acquired by passing HED 3236  or taking the certification courses from the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association.

Course Notes

PED 4210   and PED 4110  should be taken concurrently

PED 3120   and PED 4201  should be taken concurrently

PED 4612   Internship: Application and placement procedures must be completed by the end of the semester immediately preceding the actual internship. Students cannot be enrolled in more than 12 hours during the internship semester. (A maximum of 4 additional courses can be taken during the internship semester)

EDU 4981   Student Teaching – Students must complete all course requirements with the exception of PED 4333  – Responsive Pedagogy prior to student teaching.

Progression Requirements

All Physical Education majors must take and successfully complete PED 2000  Midpoint Assessment and Examination. This is a non-credit course, which addresses assessment of academic progress, fitness, and sport skills. All majors must pass the course as soon as possible after earning 48 semester hours and before earning 80 semester hours. Students who have earned 80 semester hours without completing this course will not be allowed to register for specific courses.

Licensure candidates must formally apply for admission to the Teacher Education Program. Admission into the Teacher Education Program is a prerequisite for taking all upper level professional education courses, including the physical education methods’ course.

Prerequisites for courses required by the major

Course

Number

Course

Title

Credit

Hours

PED 2302   History & Philosophy 3
PED 2321   Physiological Bases of Movement 3
HED 2306   Understanding Health Disparities 3
HED 2301   Nutrition 3
Total Hours 12

 

Requirements for the Major
Foundation Courses

Course

Number

Course

Title

Credit

Hours

PED 2340   Motor Development 3
PED 2103   Professional Preparation 1
* General Education Prerequisites are also Foundation Courses
     

 

Breadth Courses

Course

Number

Course

Title

Credit

Hours

PED 2105   Swimming 1

PED 2104  

PED 2132  

Introduction to Dance or

Rhythm and Educational Gymnastics

1

 

PED 2143   Analysis of Teaching Team Sports 1
PED 2142   Analysis of Teaching Individual and Dual Sports (Fall Only) 1
PED 3321   Exercise Physiology (Fall Only) 3
PED 3322   Fitness Concepts and Assessment (Fall Only) 3
PED 3411   Kinesiological Basis of Human Movement (Spring Only) 4
HED 3303   Personal Health Behaviors 3
PED 4320   Adapted Physical Ed 3
     

 

Depth Courses
Teacher Education Youth Development

Course

Number

Course Title

Credit

Hours

Course

Number

Course

Title

Credit

Hours

PED 3311   Motor Learning 3 PED 3311   Motor Learning 3
HED 3302   Family Health & Sexuality 3 PED 4320   Adapted Physical Ed 3
HED 3304   Health Education Concepts & Principles 3 PED 3120   Effective Coach ^ 1
HED 3305   Methods/Materials in Health Ed 3 PED 4201   Practicum Coach 2
PED 3204   Elem Physical Ed 3 PED 3122   Service Learning 1
PED 3204   Practicum 1 PED 4100   Senior Seminar 1
PED 4131   Curriculum Developmemt in Healthy Living 1 PED 3331   Organization & Administration 3
PED 4321   Secondary Methods 3 PED 3304   Mentoring 3
RED 4362   Method & Materials Reading 3 PED 3306   Youth Development 3
EDU 3338   Psych Foundation of Education 3 PED 4308   Contemporary Issues 3
PED 4333   Student Teaching Seminar 3 HED 4301   Man Health Prom 3

EDU 4981  

 

Student Teaching

*** Taken concurrently w/

PED 3204  

9

PED 4612  

 

Internship

^Taken concurrently w/PED 4201  

3 to 6
Total Credit Hours 120 Total Credit Hours 120

 

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