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Physical Education P-12

BA Degree

Melissa Saunier-Arnold, MA, Chair, Education Division
Goodhue Academic Center, Room 209
(270) 384-8584  arnoldm@lindsey.edu

Todd Farmer, EdD, Program Coordinator
Goodhue Academic Center, Room 208
(270) 384-7331  farmert@lindsey.edu


Unit Mission Statement

The mission of the Education division is to prepare candidates in a Christian learning environment with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions required to be successful, reflective teacher-leaders in the 21st century.


Graduation Requirements

Some courses taken for the major will simultaneously fulfill general education requirements.  Please see the Graduation Requirements (bachelor's degrees) section of this catalog for information on the general education program.

 

Entrance Criteria

As part of the admission criteria for the Education program, candidates must have completed the following required courses with a grade of C or higher:

  • Public Speaking (COMM 2103) or equivalent transfer course for Demonstration of Communication competency;
  • Writing Studies I (ENGL 1013), unless waiver requirements are met, Writing Studies II (ENGL 1023), or equivalent transfer course for Demonstration of Communication competency; and
  • General education mathematics course, unless waiver requirements are met, as determined by the candidate's general education program.


Program Requirements:  73 hours

To earn a Physical Education P-12 degree, students will complete a minimum of 34 hours of Physical Education courses and 36 hours of Education courses along with the general education program and prerequisite.

A.  Prerequisite:  3 hours

  • Principles of Psychology (PSYC 1003) is a prerequisite for EDUC 3123 -- 3 hours

B.  Core Requirements -- Physical Education:  34 hours

  • First Aid (PHED 1201) -- 1 hour
  • Basic Injury Care for the Coach & Trainer (PHED 2012) -- 2 hours
  • Foundations of Health & Physical Education (PHED 2053) -- 3 hours
  • Motor Learning & Development (PHED 2133) -- 3 hours
  • Fitness, Wellness & Conditioning (PHED 2553) -- 3 hours
  • Psychology/Sociology of PE/Sport (PHED 3002) -- 2 hours
  • Exercise Physiology (PHED 3013) -- 3 hours
  • Kinesiology (PHED 3023) -- 3 hours
  • Adaptive Physical Education for PE/Health Majors (PHED 3143) -- 3 hours
  • Skills & Techniques of Team & Lifetime Activities (PHED 3163) -- 3 hours
  • Physical Education/Health Curriculum & Methods for Elementary P-5 (PHED 3203) -- 3 hours
  • Fundamentals of Coaching (PHED 3402) -- 2 hours
  • Middle School Methods for Physical Education/Health (PHED 4023) -- 3 hours

C.  Professional Preparation -- Education:  36 hours

  • The Teaching Profession (EDUC 2123) -- 3 hours
  • Introduction to Educational Technology (EDUC 2713) -- 3 hours
  • Principles of Lifelong Learning (EDUC 3123) -- 3 hours
  • Fundamentals of Secondary Education (EDUC 3403) -- 3 hours
  • Reading & Writing in the Content Areas 5-9, 8-12 & P-12 (EDUC 3523) -- 3 hours
  • Measurement & Assessment in Education (EDUC 4103) -- 3 hours
  • Classroom Management P-5 & P-12 (EDUC 4263) --or-- Classroom Management 5-9 & 8-12 (EDUC 4463) -- 3 hours
  • Supervised Student Teaching (EDUC 4600) -- 12 hours
  • Practicum (EDUC 4603) -- 3 hours

Note:   Student teaching candidates must pay a $150 student teaching fee.


Exit Assessment

Graduation requirements for candidates are as follows:

  1. Minimum 2.75 Cumulative GPA;
  2. Minimum 2.75 Content/Emphasis Area GPA;
  3. Minimum 2.75 Professional Education GPA;
  4. Passing of the appropriate PRAXIS Principles of Teaching and Learning  (PTL) exam and the appropriate content exam(s) as required by state regulation;
  5. Successful completion of all program requirements and assessments;
  6. Successful completion of Supervised Student Teaching (EDUC 4600), including all course requirements with positive evaluations; and
  7. Successful completion of Stage III Exit Portfolio.


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