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B.S. Health, Physical Education, Recreation

Leading to Licensure K-12 Suggested Sequence

If you have a gift for teaching and like to stay active, a major in health, physical education, and recreation might be right for you. Southern’s classes will prepare you to develop exercise programs and teach others about injury prevention, muscle toning, bone building, and weight loss. With this degree you could go on to be a coach, sports instructor, or physical education teacher.

B. S. in Health, PE, and Recreation

Hours

6
Summer 1-2

COMM 135 — Introduction to Public Speaking

3

Literature — Any S-3 class
 

3

17
1st Semester

PETH x2 — ProAct 114 & 219 (Softball/Gymnastics)

2

ADAC 212 — Backpacking

1

HLNT 135 — Nutrition for Life Enhanced

3

ENGL 101 — College Composition I

3

REL? —Spiritual Dev. (R-1) 3
MATH 108/109 — Survey of Math (If ACT lower than 22) 3

NOND 101 — Southern Connections

1

PEAC 125 — Fitness for Collegiate Life 1
16
2nd Semester

PETH x2 — ProAct 116 & 117 (Basketball/Volleyball)

2

HIST — Area I-3a class

3

ENGL 102 — College Composition II

3

EDUC 138 — Intro/Found of Secondary Education*

3

Economics/Business — Area I-5 class

3

ADAC 200 — Gym Climbing 1
ADAC — (Any ADAC except 200 or 212) 1
16
3rd Semester

PETH x2 — ProAct 214 & 217 (Tennis/Badminton)

2

BIOL 101 — Anatomy & Physiology I

4

PETH 268 — Officiating Sports Analysis

2

REL? — SDA Teaching (R-2)

3

EDUC 220 — Growth Years**

3

HLED 173 — Health for Life

2

16
4th Semester

PETH x2 — ProAct 119 & 216 (Fitness4Life/Soccer)

2

BIOL 102 — Anatomy & Physiology II

4

PETH 269 — Officiating Sports Analysis

2

PETH 240 — Coaching for Success

2

HLED 373 — Prevention & Care of Athletic Injuries

2

ADAC  — (Any ADAC except 200 or 212)

1

PETH 375 — Motor Learning and Development 3

Apply to Teacher Ed. Program during fourth semester.

16
5th Semester

Aesthetic & Skills Dev — Area S-3

3

PETH 463 — Elementary School PE Methods

2

HIST — Civ & Global Perspectives (I-3)

3

EDUC 319 — Technology in Education

3

REL? — Biblical Studies (R-3)

3

PETH 437 — Adaptive Physical Education 2
16
6th Semester

PETH 315 — Physiology of Exercise (W)

4

PETH 364 — Principles & Admin of PE & Recreation (W)

3

PETH 441 — Secondary PE Methods

2

EDUC 434 — Reading and Writing in the Content Area

2

ADTH 350 — Adventure Activity Curriculum App

2

EDUC 343 — Learning Theories/Classroom Management

3

Begin taking the PRAXIS II exams by the end of sixth semester.

17
7th Semester

HLED 473 — Health Education Methods

2

PETH 474 — Psychology & Sociology of Sports

2

EDUC 419 — Philosophy/Leadership Christian Education (W)

3

PETH 314 — Biomechanics

3

RELB/RELT — Area R Upper Division Religion Elective (R-4) 3
PETH 363 — Intro - Measurements & Research of Health/PE 3
PETH 425 — Fit for HIre 1
12
8th Semester

EDUC 473 — Enhanced Student Teaching 7-12***

10

EDUC 464 — Teaching Seminar

2

*EDUC 129 Intro to Education may be substituted.
**PSYC 128 Developmental Psychology may be substituted.
***OR EDUC Enhanced Student Teaching K - 12

 

Verification that you have passed the PRAXIS II exams must be on record before you can do student teaching.

NOTE: Students must consult the catalog they are under and their degree audits to ensure that they have completed degree requirements. To increase their marketability, it is recommended that students take a minor in an additional teaching area.

 

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