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2015-2016 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physical Education: Teaching, B.S.


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NY State Program Code: 23164
HEGIS Code: 0835.00
CIP Code: 13.1314

Required GPA: 2.75
Credits Required for Major: 81
Credits Required to Graduate: 120

The Physical Education Teacher Certification program prepares students for New York State Teacher Certification for Physical Education for grades Pre-K to 12. The program provides students with the knowledge, skills and confidence to develop, teach and promote fitness and wellness programs. Students learn to use exercise, sports, games and dance in age-appropriate programs for Pre-K to 12.

General Education


All students must satisfy the University’s General Education requirements , in addition to the requirements for the major. Students completing the B.A. degree in the College of Arts and Sciences must also satisfy the University’s foreign language requirement. There is no University requirement for a foreign language for the B.A. degree awarded by other schools of the University or for other bachelor’s degrees such as the B.S. or B.F.A.

Student Teaching (6 credits)


State Teacher Certification Requirements


  • Foreign or Sign Language
  • Workshop: Child Abuse Identification
  • Workshop: Violence Prevention
  • Workshop: Dignity for All Students Act

Other Requirements


  • Workshop: Concussion Management
  • Workshop: Outdoor Education

Notes


  • Major students must attain a grade of C- or higher in all PED major courses to be eligible for continuance, practicum, or enrollment into 500-level courses.
  • The following New York State certification requirements workshops can be met by physical eduation and health education courses as indicated:

Semester Sequence


Degree: B.S.
Required GPA: 2.75
Credits Required for Major: 82
Credits Required to Graduate: 120

 
Requirements
Course Credits Freshmen Sophomore Junior Senior
    Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
PED (0852) 100 Principles of Health And Physical Education 3              
PED (0852) 245 Invasion Games I 2              
PED (0852) 103 Introduction to Methods in Teaching Physical Education 2              
PED (0852) 375 Social Issues in Physical Education and Sport 3              
PED (0852) 250 Lifetime Activities 2              
BIO (0105) 203 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4              
PIA (0501) 115 Developmental Psychology
or
PIA (0501) 116 Developmental Psychology—Adolescence
or
EST (0836) 221 Child Development
or
EST (0836) 222 Adolescent Development




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PED (0852) 237 Fundamental Movement and Games 2              
BIO (0105) 204 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4              
EST (0836) 304 Community, School and Society 3        ✓        
PED (0852) 246 Invasion Games II 2              
PED (0852) 247 Net and Recquet Sports 2              
PED (0852) 285 Rhythms and Fitness Activities 2              
PED (0852) 340 Curriculum and Teaching 3              
PED (0852) 315 Motor Development 3              
PED (0852) 361 Kinesiology 3              
PED (0852) 290 Technology in Health and Physical Education 3              
PED (0852) 380 Physical Education in the Elementary School 3              
PED (0852) 469 Adapted Physical Education 3              
PED (0852) 463 Physiology of Exercise (Lecture) 3              
PED (0852) 463 Physiology of Exercise (Lab) 0              
PED (0852) 488 Practicum Teaching ** 2              
ELY (0802) 530 Literacy for Physical and Health Educators 3              
PED (0852) 470 Health and Fitness 3              
PED (0852) 488 Practicum Teaching ** 0              
PED (0852) 525 Curriculum & Methods of Instruction in Physical Education ** 3              
PED (0852) 536 Student Teaching 6              
PED (0852) 505 Professional Seminar 3              
1Any class in Literacy Methods is acceptable. Choose in consultation with an advisor.
** These courses have to be taken concurrently.

*After Fall Semester of Junior Year, Fingerprint Completion and Registering for ALST must be done
*After Spring Semester of Junior Year, Registering for EAS, Complete online Child Abuse Prevention http://www.childabuseworkshop.com/ and DASA and Violence Prevention Certification must be done

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