PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAM 

(M.ED., BS) K-12 ****NOT ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTS****
The following Program of Study (POS) is required of Physical Education Teaching majors. Any deviation from this plan may lead to additional semesters at Jacksonville University. Transfer students and students changing majors must meet an Education Faculty Advisor to develop a Program of Study prior to registration for Education courses.

All courses with a prefix of EDU, ELE, and PE and those designated with an asterisk (*) must have a grade of “C” or better. The School of Education does not grant + or – grades.

The Physical Education Teaching major prepares students for certified positions as physical education teachers in public and private school settings, grades K-12.


PROGRAM OF STUDY (POS) ****NOT ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTS AS OF FALL 2012****


Freshman - Semester One (Fall)

Code Course Credit
EDU 103 PM 1- Introduction and Foundations
in Education
3
EDU 102 Human Development and Learning 3
PE 256 Introduction to Physical Education, Sports, & Exercise Science 3
PE xxx PE Activity Course 1
XX xxx Required Elective 3
MATH 110* Mathematics of Motion and Change
(One mathematics course from the following must be completed: MATH 110, MATH 112, or MATH 140)
3
Subtotal: 16

Freshman - Semester Two (Spring)

Code Course Credit
EDU 104 PM 2- ESOL & Diversity 5
XX xxx Core Science and Lab 4
PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy 3
ENGL 103 Introduction to Writing 3
Subtotal: 15

Sophomore - Semester Three (Fall)

Code Course Credit
EDU 201 PM 3- Planning & Curriculum 5
CS I50 Personal Productivity in Technology 3
PE xxx PE Activity Course 1
XX xxx Social Science Core 3
BIOL 214* Anatomy & Physiology 4
Subtotal: 16

Sophomore - Semester Four (Spring)

Code Course Credit
PE 391

Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries (Prereq:
BIOL
214 or permission by instructor)

3
PE 210 Technology in Physical Education (PE Teachers
only or permission by instructor)
3
HIST 150 The Modern World 3
XX xxx Fine Arts Core 3
ENGL 203 World Literature 3
Subtotal: 15

Junior - Semester Five (Fall)

Code Course Credit
EDU 301 PM 4- Instructional Strategies
& Classroom Management
3
PE 310 Physical Education Curriculum Development
& Models (PE Teachers only or permission
by instructor)
3
PE 452 Organization and Administration of PE (Prereq:
PE 256 or permission by instructor)
3
XX xxx Required Elective 3
HUMN xxx Humanities Core 3
Subtotal: 15

Junior - Semester Six (Spring)

Code Course Credit
PE xxx PE Activity Course 1
PE 325 Individual, Dual and Team Sports 3
PE 316 Movement Education Methods (Prereq:
PE 310 or permission by instructor)
3
PE 330 Exercise & Fitness 3
XX xxx Required Elective 3
IS xxx International Studies Core 3
Subtotal: 16

Senior - Semester Seven (Fall)

Code Course Credit
PE xxx PE Activity Course 1
EDU 414WI PM 5 Best Practices in Teaching 3
EDU 486

Reading & Learning Skills in the Content
Areas for Middle & High School Teachers

3
PE 430 Measurement & Evaluation in Physical Education, Sports & Exercise Science (Prerequisite: PE 330
or permission by Instructor)
3
PE 405

Middle/High School Physical Education Teaching Methods (Prerequisite: PE 310, PE 316.
PE Teachers only)

3
XX xxx Required Elective 3
Subtotal: 16

Senior - Semester Eight (Spring)

Code Course Credit
EDU 415SI PM 6 - Assessment of Learning 3
PE 499

Adapted Physical Education, Sports & Exercise Science (Prerequisite:PE 256, PE 330 or
permission by Instructor)

3
PE 480 Kinesiology (Prerequisite: PE 391, PE 470
& BIOL 214 or permission by instructor)
3
ECON 201 Macroeconomics 3
Subtotal: 12

Masters Year - Semester Nine (Fall)
The 15 credit semester is comprised of three (3) graduate level courses in addition to the 6 credit, 400 hour student teaching experience.

Code Course Credit
EDU 513 Introduction to Action Research in Education 3
EDU 522 Facility Management of Activities and Sports 3
EDU 524 Student Teaching Seminar 3

EDU 553

Student Teaching

6

Subtotal: 15

Masters Year - Semester Ten (Spring)

Code Course

Credit

EDU 533 Teacher Leadership I 3
EDU 534 Teacher Leadership II 3
EDU 543 Action Research I 3
EDU 544 Action Research II 3
EDU 525 Graduate Seminar 3
Subtotal: 15
Total: 151​