HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION



The M.Ed. in Health and Physical Education leads to Level 5 certification and prepares students in traditional and innovative methods of teaching physical education and health. Successful new methods of teaching motor skills, conditioning, research, technology and coaching are incorporated into each course within the graduate curriculum.



Program of Study

Area A - Nature of the Learner (Minimum of 3 semester hours)

PSYC

5515

Educational Psychology

PSYC

5555

Conditions of Learning

PSYC

5509

Introduction to Behavior Modification




Area B - Programs and Problems of the School (Minimum of 3 semester hours)

EDUC

5504

History of Education

EDUC

5509

Philosophy of Education

EDUC

5538

Curriculum Planning

EDUC

5540

Curriculum Principles




Area C - Teaching Field (Minimum of 21 semester hours)

HEDP  

5532** 

Environmental Health Aspects

HEDP  

5578*  

Concepts in Health and Education

HEDP  

5519** 

Sex Education

HEDP  

5580** 

Drug Education

PEDH  

5520

Foundations and Trends in Physical Education

PEDH  

5522

Cultural Aspects of Sports

PEDH  

5521

Motor Learning

PEDH  

5528

Psychology of Physical Activity

PEDH  

5536

Facilities and Equipment

PEDH  

5541

Health and Physical Education for Young Child

PEDH  

5550*

Physiology of Fitness

PEDH  

5551 *

Mechanical Analysis of Human Motion

PEDH  

5555

Measurement in Physical Education

PEDH  

5565

Physical Education and the Handicapped Child

PEDH  

5581

Directed Reading and Research in Physical Education

PEDH  

5583

Research Design

PEDH  

5596*

Seminar I

PEDH   

5599

Masters Thesis




Area D - Educational Research and Statistics (Minimum of 3 semester hours)

EDUC  

5500*

Educational Statistics

EDUC  

5501*

Educational Research




Area E - Electives (Minimum of 6 semester hours)

* Courses required unless previously fulfilled

** Six hours must be in a supportive area (Health)