May 22, 2019  
2019-2020 General Catalog (Year Under Revision) 
  
2019-2020 General Catalog (Year Under Revision)

Human Movement Science: Physical Education Teaching - BS


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Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services

Department of Kinesiology and Health Science

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  • For more information about Human Movement Science, see the department website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an advisor. Current students should also meet with an advisor and logon to DegreeWorks  to check student-specific program progress.

Please note, in order to be licensed by the State of Utah, students must complete STEP requirements in addition to major requirements. All major content courses and teacher education courses require a grade of C or better.

 

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is STAT 1040 , STAT 1045 , or MATH 1050  

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 2.75 minimum overall GPA

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

   

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3     ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3    
PEP 2000: Introduction and History of Physical Education   2     HEP 2000: First Aid and Emergency Care   2   optional
PEP 2200: Skills 2 (Lifetime Activities)   1     PEP 2100: Skills 1 (Swimming, Volleyball, Football)   1    
PEP 2300: Skills 3 (Softball, Basketball, Soccer)   1     PEP 2400: Skills 4 (Tennis, Badminton, Track and Field)   1    
MATH 1050: College Algebra (QL)   4   see Math Placement      3  
   3      3  
         3  
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Comments

Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

PEP 2500: Skills 5 (Dance Activities)   1    

BIOL 2320: Human Anatomy  

OR

BIOL 1500

4    
PEP 3000: Dynamic Fitness   3     PEP 3050: Physical Education in the Elementary School   3    
PEP 3100: Athletic Injuries   3     PEP 3200: Motor Learning and Technology in Skill Analysis (CI)   3    
   3   Breadth Exploration course 3  
   3   Minor course, endorsement course, or elective 3  
Minor course, endorsement course, or elective 3        
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Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

BIOL 2420: Human Physiology   4     ITLS 5500: Integration and Innovation of Technology in Education    3   Enroll in 3 credits
PEP 3250: Anatomical Kinesiology   3     PEP 4100: Exercise Physiology   4    
PEP 4350: Administration and Classroom Management of Physical Education   2     SCED 3210: Educational and Multicultural Foundations (DSS/CI)   3    
   3   Minor course, endorsement course, or elective 3  
Minor course, endorsement course, or elective 4        
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Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

PEP 4300: Clinical Experience II   1     PEP 5500: Student Teaching Seminar   2    
PEP 4400: Evaluation in Physical Education (QI)   3     PEP 5630: Student Teaching in Secondary Schools   10    
PEP 4900: Methods of Physical Education (CI)   3      
SCED 5200: Language, Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas (CI)   3    
SPED 4000: Education of Students with Disabilities   2    
Minor course, endorsement course, or elective 3-6  
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Major Requirements (67-77 total credits)


Physical Education Major Requirements** (57 credits)


Secondary Teacher Education Preparation Requirements


  1. Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  2. Three credits of English with a C+ grade or higher
  3. Three Breadth courses completed (minimum grades of C)
  4. Clearance of criminal background check
  5. Completion of a minor is no longer required for PE Teaching, but a minor or a teaching endorsement is strongly encouraged
  6. Completion of Application for Admission to Secondary Teacher Education
  7. All teacher education and major courses (PEP) require a grade of C or higher.
  8. Praxis Exam, a portfolio, and an interview are required before student teaching.
  9. Application required for student teaching

STEP - Professional Education Framework for Secondary Teacher Preparation (27 credits)


NOTE:  Students are permitted to enroll in Level I teacher education professional core classes plus SPED 4000 prior to being admitted to the Teacher Education Program.  All other teacher education courses can only be taken after being admitted. All Teacher Education courses and major content courses require a C grade or better.  Also, a 3.0 overall GPA must be maintained throughout the program.

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