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2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog

Physical Education Teaching Field, PreK-Adult, B.A.


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The Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Sport (HPERS), in conjunction with the Department of Education, prepares highly-trained teachers in the area of skill acquisition and movement education. These future teachers are critical-thinking problem solvers able to analyze movement and give organized feedback to the learner.

To pursue this teaching specialization and graduate in four years, students should be enrolled in the program the first semester of the freshman year. Entering this program after the freshman year will extend the date of graduation beyond four years.

Curriculum for a Teaching Field in Physical Education, PreK-Adult


Total hours required, 52 Hours:


 See course listings under Education for professional courses.

Note(s):


Students should look under

  for specific electives if they plan to be certified in health.

In addition to the course work required for this specialization, all prospective candidates are expected to participate in professional growth and service requirements prior to student teaching.

Documentation must be submitted to candidate’s advisor.

Other Requirements for Physical Education Grades PreK-Adult:

I. Academic Requirements
Students in physical education K-12 student teaching specialization must meet the following criteria before enrolling in EDUC 455 - Student Teaching, Grades K-Adult ::

  1. Earn a GPA of 2.75 in all physical education and professional education courses combined;
  2. Earn an overall GPA of 2.75 in all course work attempted;
  3. Satisfy all requirements in the Handbook for Teachers of Health Education and Physical Education; and
  4. Be interviewed by the HPERS faculty for entrance into the teacher education program (Juncture 1) and student teaching block (Juncture 2).

II. Out-of-Class Requirements for Teaching Physical Education PreK-Adult:

Individual potential as a professional educator will be closely examined as the student progresses through the curriculum. The Pro 05 evaluation form is for this purpose. In addition to the academic requirements, the student must complete any four of the following professional growth experiences:

  1. Participate for one season as an intercollegiate athlete, manager, or trainer;
  2. Organize and administer intramurals for one full season;
  3. Attend a state, district, or national professional physical education conference;
  4. Attend an elementary physical education conference, i.e., Camp Caesar;
  5. Participate in a sanctioned workshop or activity related to physical education

See Professional Education course listings under

  (34 hours required).

Contact Person:  Dr. Jared Androzzi,  202 Butcher Center, 304-876-5754.

Four-Year Course Progression


Physical Education Teaching Field, PreK-Adult
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
EDUC 150 1 Seminar in Education (FYEX) 1   COMM 202 2 Fundamentals of Speech (HM-GL or MD) (Req.) 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 102 or 103 3
GSPE 210 2 Fitness for Life (WE) 3   PHED 226 1 Individual Sport Activities 3
Core Curriculum 1 Mathematics (MA) 3   Core Curriculum 1 History 3
PHED 104   Foundations of Health and Physical Education 3   HLTH 225   First Aid/CPR 3
PHED 215   Fundamental Movements, Gymnastics, and Dance 3       TOTAL 15
    TOTAL 16          
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
EDUC 200 2 Foundations of American Education (SO-MD) 3   EDUC 320   Social and Psychological Conditions of Learning 4
Core Curriculum 1 Life Science (LS) 4   PHED 380   Perceptual Motor Learning 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-CK with advisor 3   Core Curriculum 1 Life Science (LS) 4
PHED 225   Teaching Tactical Games for Understanding 3   HLTH 204   Contemporary Health II 3
HLTH 203   Contemporary Health I 3   Elective   Elective 1
    TOTAL 16   PHED 246   Aquatics 1
              TOTAL 16
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
PHED 410   Tests and Measurements in Physical Education 3   EDUC 370   Creating Learning Environments 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO with advisor 3   PHED 431   Special Methods of Teaching Physical Education in the Elementary and Secondary Schools 3
PHED 301   Elementary School Physical Education 3   PHED 401   Teaching Adapted Physical Education 3
PHED 405   Applied Kinesiology 3   PHED 400   Current Issues and Trends in Health and Physical Education 3
Elective   Elective 3   PHED 370   Applied Anatomy and Physiology 3
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 15
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
EDUC 443   Reading in the Content Area 3   EDUC 400   Inclusion in the Regular Classroom 3
EDUC 380   Technology in 21st-Century Teaching and Learning 3   EDUC 455   Student Teaching, Grades K-Adult 9
PHED 406   Leadership in Health and Physical Education 3       TOTAL 12
Core Curriculum 2 Choose AR with advisor 3          
Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-CK with advisor 3          
    TOTAL 15       DEGREE TOTAL 120
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