Kinesiology Physical Education (Grades EC-12), Bachelor of Science

  • 120 credit hours required for degree
  • 45 advanced credit hours required for degree (25% advanced hours from A&M-SA for residency)

All students must complete the University’s Core Curriculum and the specific requirements of the major. In some cases, a course that is required for a major may also be counted towards the Core Curriculum.

Core Curriculum 1
ENGL 1301Composition I3
ENGL 1302Composition II3
MATH 1314College Algebra3
BIOL 2401Anatomy & Physiology I3
BIOL 2402Anatomy & Physiology II3
Language/Philosophy/Culture3
Creative Arts3
American History3
American History3
Government/Political Science 3
Government/Political Science 3
Social and Behavioral Science3
EDKN 1301Foundations of Kinesiology3
EDKN 1338Fitness and Wellness3
Subtotal:42
Required Support Courses 2
UNIV 1301First Year Seminar3
Fitness Activity1
EDKN 1119Beginning Rhythmic Activities1
EDKN 1305Coaching3
EDKN 1306First Aid3
EDKN 1308Intramurals and Officiating3
EDKN 2147Skill Analys-Indiv/Dual Sports1
EDKN 2148Skill Analysis of Team Sports1
BIOL 2401Anatomy & Physiology I (Lab Credit)1
BIOL 2402Anatomy & Physiology II (Lab Credit)1
Subtotal:18
Major Courses 3,4
EDKN 3315Functional Anatomy3
EDKN 4320Motor Dev and Motor Learning3
EDKN 3350Kinesiology/Sport in Society3
Support Field 5 3
EDCI 3303Knowledge of Pedagogy & Assess3
EDKN 3445Msrmnt & Eval in Kinesiology4
EDKN 4342Motor Skills Special Populations3
Support Field 5 3
Support Field 53
EDKN 4310Teaching Elem Physical Educ3
EDCI 3358Classroom Management: Middle and Secondary Level Teachers3
EDKN 3426Basic Physiology of Exercise4
Support Field (ADV) 53
EDFR 3110Field Lab Residency I1
EDKN 4311Teaching Secondary Phys Educ3
EDCI 3309Legal and Ethical Issues in Ed3
EDCI 4311Teaching and Pedagogy for Middle School and Secondary Teachers3
Support Field (ADV) 5 3
EDFR 4613Elementary Clinical Teaching: Field Residency III (Unpaid semester at A&M-SA )6
Subtotal:60
Total Credits120

Note: For state approved programs leading to certification, as the state implements new requirements for certification, changes at the state level become compulsory at the time required with or without notice. It is the student’s responsibility to consult their major academic advisor and catalog for any new updates or changes. Catalog and Degree Plans expire in 6 years

Completion of this degree plan requires admission to the Educator Preparation Program and successful completion of required field residencies and student teaching.

Completion of 45 hours; all with a C or better; Cumulative GPAof 2.75; Qualifying scores in Reading, Writing and Mathematics.

ENGL 1301Composition I3
ENGL 1302Composition II3
MATH 1314College Algebra3
HIST 1301US History to 18653
HIST 1302US History from 18653
2 Life & Physical Sciences

Students who do not meet teacher preparation and certification requirements may be required to switch to a non-certification degree program.

ESL Endorsement Option: requires students to complete 9 EDBL hours by taking:

EDBL 3315Second Language Acquisition and Literacy for English Language Learners3
EDBL 3340Applied Linguistics3
EDBL 3321Mthd Teach Eng to Non-Eng Chld3