College of Education

Physical Education (Grades K-12) and Health (Grades 5-12) Teaching Major (BA Traditional)

Students who complete this major and other state requirements are eligible to apply for a Minnesota teaching license for grades K through 12 Physical Education and Grades 5 through 12 Health.

General Education Requirements

All degree seeking undergraduate students must complete the general education requirements.

Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Arts degree consists of a major of typically 32 to 44 credits or two minors, general education courses, and elective courses totaling a minimum of 120 credits.

Prerequisites
Introduction to Psychology (4)
Required Content Courses 1
KHS 200Community Safety & First Aid/CPR1
KHS 220Research Methods4
KHS 300Applied Nutrition4
KHS 310Drug Education2
KHS 320Human Life Experience3
KHS 400Health Psychology4
KHS 420Program Administration2
KHS 436Motor Development, Control & Motor Learning4
KHS 473Biomechanics4
KHS 474Exercise Physiology4
Required Education Courses
ED 201Foundations of and Introduction to Education (+15 hours of HR Activity)3
ED 330Human Diversity and Relations2
ED 336Educational Psychology3
ED 334Methods in Teaching Elementary Physical Education (Grades K-5)4
ED 335Methods in Teaching Middle School and Secondary Physical Education (Grades 6-12)4
ED 344The Effective Teacher3
ED 371Teaching Practicum2
ED 410Health Methods and Strategies3
ED 439The Inclusive Classroom (+15 hours of HR Activity)2
ED 481Introduction to Developmental Adapted Physical Education2
ED 487Reading Across the Content Areas (+15 hours of HR Activity)3
PSY 220Adolescent Psychology4
ED 472Student Teaching15
Total Credits82