Curriculum Guides


Physical Education (5550)

B.S. - Bachelor of Science

Major: PK-12 Physical Education (555000BS)

College of Education

Year 1

3100:201 Human Anat & Phys Lab I1
5550:193 Orientation: Phys & Health Ed3
3300:111 English Composition I3
3750:100 Introduction to Psychology3
3100:200 Human Anat & Physiology I3
Oral Communication:Any3
Min Credit Total 16
3300:112 English Composition II3
3850:100 Introduction to Sociology3
5550:211 First Aid & CPR2
Natural Science:Any OTHER set than Biology4
Natural Science:Any Set1
Min Credit Total 16
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

5100:200 Introduction to Education3
5100:220 Educational Psychology3
5500:230 Educational Technology3
5610:225 Intro: Exceptionalities3
5550:102 PE Activities I: Fit,HlthyLife3
Natural Science:Not in Biology3
Min Credit Total 18
3400:210 Humanities in Western Trad I4
5550:245 Adapted Physical Education3
5100:300 Ed Eqty & Exc in Cult Pl Socty3
5500:360 Ed Plan: Inst,Assess & Cls Mgt3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Min Credit Total 15
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

5500:370 Ed Imp: Inst,Assessmt, Cls Mgt3
5550:302 Physiology of Exercise3
5550:202 Diagnosis of Motor Skills3
5550:446 Inst Tech: Secd PE & Health3
5550:204 Individual & Team Sports2
5570:101 Personal Health2
Min Credit Total 16
5550:447 Inst Tech: Children in PE & HE3
5550:450 O & A: Phys Ed,Intram & Athltc3
5500:455 Literacy for Multiage Licensur3
Humanities:Any Set3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Min Credit Total 15
5570:421 Comprehensive School Health3
Min Credit Total 3

Year 4

5550:452 Found of Spt Sc, Phy & Hlth Ed3
5550:235 Concepts Motor Learng & Devlpm3
Community Services Tech (2260): Any3
5550:203 Measurement & Eval in Phys Ed3
Humanities:Any OTHER Set3
Min Credit Total 15
5550:494 Stu Teach: Colloq Phys&Hlth Ed2
5550:495 Stu Teach: Physical & Hlth Ed11
Min Credit Total 13
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
3400:221 Humanities in the World Since 1300 may be substituted for 3400:210 Humanities in the Western Tradition.
To be admitted to the Teacher Education Program a minimum 2.5 GPA is required for overall and pre-admission coursework.
3850:100 Introduction to Sociology and 3750:100 Introduction to Psychology are required and fulfill the General Education Social Science requirement.
Anatomy & Physiology I (200/201) will complete half of the General Education requirement for Natural Sciences, including the lab sub-requirement. Please refer to the General Education guide for options for completion of the rest of the Natural Science requirement.
One of several courses may be taken to fulfill the math requirement. Please check with your adviser before registering for math.
Coursework in the teaching field requires a 2.5 GPA prior to student teaching.
Successful completion of First Aid and CPR meets the General Education PE requirement as does Personal Health.
A grade of C or better is required in all pre-admission coursework for those whose college start date is fall 2001 and thereafter.
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 128 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.

Guide Updated: 10-29-2013