TEACHING LICENSURE IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION K-12


Physical Education, Professional Education, General Education core courses comprise the Teaching Licensure for Grades K-12 major at Tusculum.

The Teaching Licensure major is approved by the Tennessee State Department of Education.

The hours for this major includes 42 semester hours in the Physical Education, 36 semester hours in Professional Education, 41 semester hours in the General Education core, and 7 semester hours of electives for a total of 120 semester hours.


MAJOR AREA CURRICULUM

Physical Education Major Hours
Activity Courses/Activity Competencies (6 hours)
I. Safety, First Aid, and CPR (1 required)
PHED 115 Community First Aid, CPR and Safety 1
II. Sports Skills (1 Individual/Dual or Team Sport required)
A. Individual and Dual Sports
PHED 173 Racquetball 1
PHED 176 Bowling I 1
PHED 178 Badminton 1
PHED 179 Table Tennis 1
PHED 180 Tennis 1
PHED 181 Archery 1
PHED 182 Golf 1
PHED 188 Jiu Jitsu 1
OR B. Team Sports
PHED 120 Softball 1
PHED 122 Touch and Flag Football 1
PHED 124 Soccer 1
PHED 125 Volleyball 1
PHED 126 Basketball 1
PHED 144 Lacrosse 1
III. Aquatics (1 required)
PHED 160 Scuba Diving 1
PHED 161 Beginning Swimming 1
PHED 165 Lifeguard Training 1
IV. Rhythms and Dance (1 required)
PHED 170 Rhythms and Dance 1
V. Tumbling and Gymnastics (1 required)
PHED 175 Tumbling and Gymnastics 1
VI. Outdoor Leisure Activities (1 required)
PHED 190 Bicycling 1
PHED 195 Hiking/Backpacking 1
PHED 196 Canoeing 1
Major Area Hours 6

Physical Education Theory Hours
PHED 200 Introduction and History of Physical Education and Athletics 3
PHED 251 Human Anatomy 3
PHED 252 Human Physiology 3
PHED 260 Methods for School Health Teachers 3
PHED 270 Adaptive Physical Education 3
PHED 360 Curriculum and Methods of Teaching Elementary School Physical Education, Health and Wellness 3
PHED 361 Curriculum and Methods of Teaching Secondary School Physical Education, Health and Wellness 3
PHED 370 Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education, Health and Wellness 3
PHED 374 Motor Development 3
PHED 375 Motor Learning 3
PHED 380 Kinesiology 3
PHED 390 Physiology of Exercise 3
Major Area Hours 36

Physical Education Curriculum Hours
EDUC 200 Introduction and History of Physical Education and Athletics 3
EDUC 210 Teacher Education Field Experience 1
EDUC 211 Teacher Education Field Experience 1
EDUC 212 Teacher Education Field Experience 1
EDUC 216 Innovative Instructional Technology 3
EDUC 320 Classroom Discipline and Management 3
EDUC 341 Planning Instruction in Today’s Classroom 3
SPED 201 3
Student Teaching and Seminar
EDUC 452 Student Teaching Seminar 2
EDUC 457 Enhanced Student Teaching K-5 5
EDUC 460 Enhanced Student Teaching 6-12 5
Professional Education Hours 30