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Physical Education (K-12) B.S.

Delivery Method: Day/Fulton Campus

Students interested in becoming certified to teach in other states need to follow these program requirements and be recommended for Missouri certification by the Registrar. They may then take that certification to other states. Policies vary among states.

Information on the curriculum, policies and requirements of the university’s Teacher Education Program and of its teacher certification process is available in the Teacher Education Program handbook. The handbook is posted on the Education program’s website.

*Education majors must complete all major courses, including concentration and secondary certification courses (if applicable), with a final grade of ‘C’ or better.


Course List - Total Hours: 92

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Course # Course Title Hours
ATR100 Personal Health 3
ATR230 Prevention and Care of Injuries 3
ATR231 Prevention and Care Lab 1
EXS103 Nutrition 3
PED104 First Aid and CPR 2
PED135 Team Sports 1
PED136 Individual and Dual Sports 1
PED137 Flexibility and Stretching 1
PED205 Introduction to Anatomy/Physiology 3
PED215 Motor Learning 3
PED250 History and Philosophy 3
PED307 Methods of Physical Education Pre K – 4 3
PED308 Creative Movement 3
PED321 Kinesiology 3
PED322 Physiology of Exercise 3
PED350 Adapted Physical Education 3
PED405 Measurement and Evaluation 3
PED418 Methods of P.E. (6-12) 3

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