Undergraduate Catalog

B.S. in Physical Education and Recreation

Summary of Requirements


2022-2023
Core Curriculum 43
Pre-Major Courses 10
Major and Related Courses 52-54
Free Elective Courses 13-15
TOTAL 120

Required pre-major courses 10 hours

To be taken during the freshman or sophomore year:

BIO 105Introduction to Human Biology

4

PER 110Wellness

3

PER 120Foundations of Physical Education and Recreation

3

Required physical education and recreation major courses 51 hours

BIO 203Anatomy and Physiology for Human Service Majors

4

PER 200Leading Physical and Recreation Activities

3

PER 201Outdoor Experiential Learning

2

PER 202Fundamental Movement

2

PER 203Concepts and Skills of Sports

2

PER 204Concepts and Skills of Physical Fitness

2

PER 205Concepts and Skills of Racquet Sports

2

PER 232Motor Learning

3

PER 275Practicum

1

PER 341Kinesiology

3

PER 350Event Planning and Management

3

PER 370Physiology of Exercise

3

PER 386Teaching Physical Education and Wellness in Elementary Schools

3

PER 390Teaching Physical Education and Wellness in Secondary Schools

3

PER 400Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education and Recreation

3

PER 410Management of Physical Education, Recreation and Sports

3

PER 440Adapted Physical Education and Recreation

3

PER 490Physical Education and Recreation Capstone

3

PER 491Internship in Physical Education and Recreation

3

Required physical education and recreation major elective course 1-3 hours

Choose one course:

PER 223Aquatic Activities

1

PER 235Lifeguard Training

3

PER 238Methods of Water Safety Instruction

3

Free elective courses 19-21 hours

Students choose courses offered by the Department of Physical Education and Recreation or by other academic departments in consultation with their major advisors.

BIO 233Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4

BIO 251Nutrition

3

BUS 101Introduction to Business

3

COM 280Group Communication

3

COM 290Public Presentations

3

EDU 250Introduction to Education and Teaching

3

LIN 101Sign Language & Sign Systems

3

PER 221Sports Activities

1

PER 222Outdoor Activities

1

PER 224Physical Fitness Activities

1

PER 345Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

3

PER 383Intramurals and Officiating

3

PER 387Athletic Coaching

3

PER 495Special Topics

1-5

PHS 101Foundations of Public Health

3

PHS 203Introduction to Personal and Community Health

3

PSY 101Introduction to Psychology

3

PSY 317Health Psychology

3

PSY 325Sports Psychology

3

SWK 318Human Diversity

3

THE 250Dance and Fundamental Movement Activities

1

THE 315History of Dance

3

THE 325Choreography

3

THE 435Dance Production

3

Program Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary for competent movement performance to attain and maintain an active lifestyle of fitness and wellness.

  2. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the cultural and historical significance of sports, games, and play; and incorporate these into the framework of lifespan physical activity and wellness.

  3. Students will design and lead physical and recreational activities that reflect cultural and social diversity to meet the needs of individuals/groups with varied physical, social, mental, and emotional abilities.

  4. Students will apply discipline-specific, scientific and theoretical concepts, analytical methods and best practices to design, implement and evaluate Physical Education and Recreation activities in a variety of settings.

  5. Students will exhibit personal and social behavior that demonstrates respect for themselves and others in an ethical and professionally responsible manner.

Subject:

Physical Education and Recreation