Comprehensive K-12 Physical Education Major

Major Requirements

54 Total Credits
(teacher certifiable)

DANC 120 Fundamentals of Movement Through Dance 1 cr.
DANC 257 Rhythms 2 cr.
DANC 362 Dance for the Elementary School 2 cr.
HEAL 263 Human Anatomy 3 cr.
HEAL 366 Exercise Physiology 3 cr.
P ED 161 Intro. to Health and Human Performance 3 cr.
P ED 172 Instructional Strategies 1 1 cr.
P ED 201 Outdoor Education Concepts and Skills-Summer Activities 3 cr.
P ED 241 Motor Learning 3 cr.
P ED 245 Motor Development throughout Life 3 cr.
P ED 261 Fitness Concepts and Activities 3 cr.
P ED 262 Lifetime Concepts and Activities 3 cr.
P ED 263 Team Concepts and Activities 3 cr.
P ED 300 Adapted Physical Education 3 cr.
P ED 305 Developmental and Adapted Physical Education 3 cr.
P ED 354 Biomechanics 3 cr.
P ED 372 Instructional Strategies II 3 cr.
P ED 375 Physical Activity Behavior 3 cr.
P ED 455 Organization and Administration of Physical Education 3 cr.
P ED 461 Senior Seminar 3 cr.

Professional Courses: 35 cr. hrs.
TED 211 or 212 Educational Psychology Elem. or Secondary 5 cr.
TED 252 Multicultural Education 3cr.
TED 420 School and Society 3 cr.
TED 422 Content Area Literacy in Middle/Secondary School 3 cr.
TED 425 Techniques of Elementary ED-PE 3 cr.
TED 435 Techniques of Middle/Secondary Education: Physical Ed. 3 cr.
TED 475 Student Teaching: K-12 12 cr.
SPED 330 The Exceptional Child 3 cr.

Health and Human Performance Department

111 Karges Center
(715) 425-3705
www.uwrf.edu/hhp/

Chair-Ken Ecker, Debra Allyn, Jeff Berkhof, Greg Bower, Gary Eloranta, Steve Freeman, Stacy Furness, James Gostomski, Cindy Hovet, Andy Kotelnicki, John O'Grady, Joe O'Kroy, Robert Ritzer, Paul Shirilla, Karla Zhe


University of Wisconsin-River Falls
410 S. 3rd Street, River Falls WI 54022 USA
Campus Information 715-425-3911