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Physical Education Major: BS Degree Requirements

Core Courses

HPE 075 Community First Aid Card - 0 credits
HPE 210 Personal Health - 3 credits
HPE 230 Introduction to Physical Education - 3 credits
HPE 240 Introduction to PE Curriculum Materials - 3 credits
HPE 315 Adapted Physical Education - 3 credits
HPE 328 Applied Anatomy and Physiology - 3 credits
HPE 329 The Physiological Basis of Movement - 3 credits
HPE 335 Technology and Assessment in Physical Education - 3 credits
HPE 401 Motor Development - 3 credits
HPE 411 Sports in American Society - 3 credits
HPE 413 Physiology of Exercise - 3 credits

Pedagogy and Activities

HPE 361 Individual Activities and Games - 3 credits
HPE 362 Team Activities and Games - 3 credits
HPE 363 Elementary School Activities and Games - 3 credits
HPE 368 Educational Dance and Gymnastics - 3 credits

Connecticut State Certification Requirements for Teacher Certification Major Only

These courses satisfy Connecticut State Requirements for the Initial Educator Certificate

Additional Information about Certification

HPE 441 Teaching, Organization and Administration of Elementary School Physical Education - 3 credits
HPE 445 Teaching, Organization and Administration of Secondary School Physical Education - 3 credits
EDU 200 Child and Adolescent Development and Exceptionalities - 3 credits
EDU 210 Foundations of U.S. Education - 3 credits
HPE 475 Student Teaching - 9 credits
HPE 476 Physical Education Student Teaching Seminar - 3 credits
HIS *** U.S. or American History - 3 credits
ENG *** English above English 100 - 3 credits
Total: 72 credits