Physical Education B.S.Ed.

Minimum required credits to graduate with this degree: 137

This program, with its recommended minor in Developmental Adapted Physical Education and/or coaching, will prepare students for a career in teaching and coaching. Mayville State is respected throughout the region for preparing quality teachers. With a major in physical education, students will be eligible to seek K-12 certification, and you can tailor your coaching minor to emphasize the sports that interest you most.

Physical Education majors must complete 36 hours of essential studies. The following Essential Studies courses require a minimum grade of "C": COMM 110, ENGL 110, ENGL 120 or ENGL 125, GEOG 103, MATH 103, and PSYC 111.  Additional requirements to the major include (BIOL 111, BIOL 111L or BIOL 150, BIOL 150L), BIOL 220, BIOL 220L, HPER 100 and HPER 210. These courses are pre-requisite courses to this major.

A list of approved essential studies courses is available here.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • SLO 1:Through the demonstration and application of discipline specific concepts, HPER students will serve as advocates for fitness.
  • SLO 2: HPER students will effectively communicate through a variety of methods with a discipline specific population.
  • SLO 3:  HPER students will utilize a variety of technological resources and equipment to enhance discipline specific population engagement and learning.
  • SLO 4: HPER students will assess individual understanding of discipline specific concepts and utilize that assessment toward overall improvement.

Secondary Professional Education SLO's and Requirements

Criteria for Admission, Continuance, and Exiting the Teacher Education Program

    Requirements

    Core Courses

    HPER 160Team Sports

    1

    HPER 200Technology in HPER

    1

    HPER 206Social/Folk Dance

    1

    HPER 207Prevention & Care Of Injuries

    3

    HPER 209Rhythms and Tumbling

    1

    HPER 217Personal & Community Health

    2

    HPER 219Lifeguard Training

    1

    HPER 222Nutrition

    3

    HPER 233Individual Fitness

    2

    HPER 310Foundations and History of Health, Physical Education, and Sports

    2

    HPER 319Health and Physical Education In The Elementary School

    2

    HPER 333Adapted Physical Education

    2

    HPER 350Motor Learning

    2

    HPER 370Fitness / Sports Teaching Techniques

    3

    HPER 402Exercise Physiology

    4

    HPER 415Evaluation of Psychomotor Performance

    3

    HPER 440Organization and Administration of Physical Education and Athletics

    2

    HPER 441Applied Kinesiology

    3

    HPER 476S-BComprehensive Review/Exam - Physical Education

    1

    Activity Electives

    Select one credit from the following

    HPER 130Spring Outdoor Pursuits

    1

    HPER 131Fall Outdoor Pursuits

    1

    Select two credits from the following

    HPER 120Racquet Sports

    1

    HPER 135Golf

    1

    HPER 153Recreational Sports

    1

    Total Credit Hours: 41

    *Minor required

    Students seeking K-12 certification in Physical Education must complete

    HPER 319Health and Physical Education In The Elementary School

    2

    EDUCStudent teaching at the elementary level

    5

    The division recommends that all physical education majors complete the additional HPER courses needed to complete the coaching minor and the Developmental Adapted Physical Education (DAPE) minor.

    Students who major in Physical Education are strongly advised to select a second teaching major.

    A student majoring in physical education must satisfactorily pass a comprehensive examination (HPER 476S-B) prior to graduation.

    Students will be required to complete at least a minor (varied in credits).

    K-12 Certification requires student teaching at both elementary and secondary levels.

    Students seeking coaching certification should complete the additional HPER courses required for a coaching minor.

    A cumulative GPA of 2.75 must be earned in teaching major, minor, and professional education courses. A grade of “C” or better is required for all professional and methods education courses, excluding EDUC 250 where a “B” is required.