May 14, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

K-12 Physical Education Major, B.S.


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


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

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


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

Natural and Physical Sciences: 6 credits


Social and Behavioral Sciences I: 3 credits


Social and Behavioral Sciences II: 4 credits


Global Diversity Requirement


This requirement can be satisfied by any course with "Global Diversity" designation included in the above General Studies requirements. See the General Studies section of this catalog for approved courses.

Multicultural Requirement


Satisfied by EDS 3150 in Licensure Sequence

General Studies Total: 34


Subtotal: 58 credits


Licensure Sequence


Includes 4 credits from General Studies.

Subtotal: 28 credits


Total for Degree and Licensure: minimum of 120 credits