Oct 17, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

K-12 Physical Education Major, B.S.


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Candidates who wish to obtain Colorado licensure for K-12 Physical Education must earn a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree with a major in K-12 Physical Education. K-12 Physical Education majors are required to complete courses in: professional activities, such as team, individual and dual activities, the core curriculum, including physical education methods, movement science for teacher educators, and motor learning, as well as required teacher licensure courses. The core curriculum is designed to prepare candidates to pass the K-12 Physical Education PRAXIS exam and to utilize the Colorado Teacher Quality Standards. Licensure candidates need to meet with a K-12 Physical Education advisor. Candidates seeking teacher licensure must also gain admission to the Teacher Education Program. A grade of “C-” or better is required for each course in this program to count toward the bachelor’s degree. 

General Studies (Required Course for K-12 Physical Education Licensure):


Written Communication: 6 credits


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Oral Communication: 3 credits


Quantitative Literacy: 3 credits


Arts and Humanities: 6 credits


See the General Studies section of this catalog for approved courses.

Historical: 3 credits


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Natural and Physical Sciences: 6 credits


Social and Behavioral Sciences I: 3 credits


Social and Behavioral Sciences II: 4 credits


Global Diversity: 3 credits


See the General Studies section of this catalog for approved courses.

The Global Diversity requirement may be fulfilled using a course in the Arts and Humanities or Historical category that are designated for dual categories.

Multicultural: 3 credits


Satisfied by EDS 3150 in Licensure Sequence

General Studies Total: 34


Subtotal: 58 credits


Subtotal: 28 credits


Total for Degree and Licensure: minimum of 120 credits


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