Physical Education 7-12 Teaching Subject Endorsement, Bachelor of Arts in Education

Offered by Department of Kinesiology and Sport Sciences

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)12
LOPER 2: Writing Skills
Introduction to Academic Writing
LOPER 3: Oral Communication Skills
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
LOPER 4: Mathematics, Statistics, and Quantitative Reasoning
College Algebra 1
Quantitative Reasoning
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)12
LOPER 7: Social Science
Introduction to American Politics
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 26
LOPER 9: Civic Competency and Engagement
Foundations of Advocacy and Leadership in Education
LOPER 10: Respect for Human Diversity
Teaching in a Democratic Society
LOPER 11: Wellness3
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
Professional Sequence
Complete all required courses 323
Growth & Development/Introduction to Exceptionalities
Instructional Technology and the Preservice Teacher
Reading and Inclusion in K-12 Classrooms
Management and Assessment in K-12/Secondary Classrooms
Management and Assessment in Middle Level Classrooms
Student Teaching (12 hrs)
Program-Specific Requirements3
Special Topics in Academic Writing and Research
Complete all required courses41
Unrestricted electives
Needed to complete 120 credit hours20
Total Credit Hours120


Physical Education 7-12 Subject Endorsement Requirements
PE 100Principles of Physical Education and Health3
PE 121Foundations of Instructing Sport and Recreation Concepts3
PE 200Physical Education and Health Methods I3
PE 203Technology Literacy in Health and Physical Education3
PE 241Foundations of Fitness and Rhythm in Physical Education3
PE 265Emergency Medical Response2
PE 310Introduction to Human Physiology of Exercise3
PE 325Motor Learning and Development3
PE 360Introduction to Anatomical Biomechanics4
PE 369Remedial and Adaptive Physical Education3
PE 414Implementation of a Strength Program2
PE 428Secondary Physical Education Methods3
PE 450Assessment and Evaluation in Health and Physical Education3
PE 471Field Experience in Health & Physical Education3
Total Credit Hours41

Students without sufficient preparation will also need to take the following, increasing the total credit hours needed:

  • MATH 101

Designated courses with the appropriate content may be approved to satisfy one of the Broad Knowledge requirements plus LOPER 9 or Broad Knowledge plus LOPER 10. Courses may be approved to satisfy LOPER 9 or LOPER 10 alone. (Courses satisfying LOPER 9 or LOPER 10 alone must be 3 credit hours.) Students applying this option will need to take additional hours in other categories to meet the required GS hours.


Students must apply for admission to all Teacher Education programs.