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Physical Education and Coaching (BS)

Distribution Requirements and Co-requisites: 47 credit-hours

As a major in Physical Education and Coaching, you will be required to complete 11 credit hours in science and mathematics, bringing you above the University's distribution requirements of 45 credit-hours. (Courses specifically required are listed below each subject area with a double asterisk (**) and must be completed with a grade of C or better. In addition, all SES majors and Business minor courses require a grade of C or better).

Theology and Philosophy: 9 credit-hours
THE 201Faiths, Beliefs and Traditions(3)
PHI 220Intro. to Philosophy(3)

Written and Oral Communication: 9 credit-hours
**ENG 111First Year Literature and Composition(3)
**ENG 112 OR 210 Techniques of Research or Intro to Literature(3)
SPE 101 OR COM 104 OR
TH 155

Science and Mathematics: 11 credit-hours
** BIO 220/ 220LIntro to Human Anatomy and Laboratory(4)
** MAT 152Elementary Probability & Statistics(3)
**SES 360/ 360LApplied Exercise Physiology and Laboratory
(also required in SES Core)

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 9 credit-hours
** ECO 201Introductory Macroeconomics
**PSY 281Intro to Psychology(3)
SOC 201 or BEH/SOCElective(3)

Humanities and Fine Arts: 9 credit-hours
9 credit hours from university approved distribution list(9)

SES Core Requirements: 21 credit-hours
SES 112/ 112LCPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Laboratory(2)
SES 210Foundations of Sport & Exercise Sciences(3)
SES 270Concepts of Fitness & Wellness(3)
SES 335Psycho-Social Aspects of Sport(3)
SES 340Adapted Physical Activity, Sport & Recreation(3)
SES 360/ 360LEssentials of Exercise Physiology and Laboratory(4)
SES 465Administration of Programs and Facilities(3)
SES 480Contemporary Issues & Ethics in Sport(3)

Physical Education Major Requirements: 49 credit-hours
SES or ISRElective(2)
CS 180Intro to Computers(3)
EDU 151Introduction to Education(3)
EDU 218Educational Psychology(3)
TSL 400Comp. ESOL Strategies(3)
SES 220/ 220LCare and Prevention of Athletic Injuries and Laboratory(4)
SES 320/ 320LKinesiology & Laboratory(4)
SES 326Principles of Motor Learning(3)
SES 328Theory of Coaching


SES 350Tests and Measurement in HPER and Sport(3)
SES 470Methods Teaching Elementary PE(4)
SES 476Methods Teaching Secondary PE(4)
SES 486Practicum in Teaching Secondary PE(3-6)
SES 486Practicum in Teaching Secondary PE(3-6)
SES 486Practicum in Coaching(3)

Electives: 3 credit-hours
Recommended Courses:
SES 325Officiating Team and Individual Sports(2)
SES 330Nutrition for Physical Performance(3)
SES 431Media Relations in Sport(3)
SES 479Directed Research in Physical Education(3)
SES 485Intro to Law in SES(3)

Degree Total (Physical Education, BS): 121 Credit-Hours

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