Four-Year Plan

PHYSICAL EDUCATION (K-12)
Bachelor of Arts
2013-2014 Catalog Year

Download the 2013-2014 Four Year Plan

This 4-Year Plan is only a suggested guide for planning course selections.

Official course selections should be made with the guidance of an academic advisor and will depend on an individual student's situation.
Specific information regarding majors, minors, course descriptions, policies and procedures can be found in the university catalog.

Fall Spring
YEAR I

BIO1060: Human Biology (ONW)

4 EDU2100: Foundations of Teaching & Learning 4
ENG1000: English Composition 4 General Education Course - APA or APB 4
General Education Course - IDS1610 OR 1600 4 HED2300: Planning for Health Education 3
HED1500: Health Behaviors and Social Responsibility 3 NSM1150: Science Foundations (ONW) 4
PED1XXX Foundation of Teaching k-12 PED 2 PED2XXX Prosocial Behaviors in K-12 PED 2
Total Semester Hours   

17           

Total Semester Hours    17             
YEAR II
General Education Course - ENG2010 4 EDU2260: Learning Theories and Applications K-12 4
IDS2000: Wellness and Social Responsibility 4 General Education Course - APA or APB 4
HED3100: Emotional Aspects of Health Education 2 HED3200: Resources & Assessment in Health Education 2
PED2XXX K-12 Student Learning Through Fitness Activities 3 PED2XXX K-12 Student Learning Through Sport Activities 3
SPED2XXX Characterstics/ID Disabilities & The Law 4 PED2600: Motor Development 3
Total Semester Hours    17       Total Semester Hours    16       
YEAR III
General Education - US Government (KOB) 4 EDU3720: Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 4
HED3500: School/Community Partnerships in HED 2 *PED3050: An Integrated Approach to Teaching 6-12 PED
3
*PED3000: An Integrated Approach to Teaching K-5 PED 3 PED3220-02: Physiology of Exercise for PED and Coaching
3
PED3200-02: Kinesiology for PED and Coaching 3 SPED/EDU3XXX Language Development and Diversity 3

SPED3XXX Prosocial/Problem Behavior

3 EDU3440: Middle School Mission and Methods
4
SPED3XXX Assistive Technology 1

Total Semester Hours    16    Total Semester Hours    17
YEAR IV
HED4100: Curriculum Development in Health Education 3

Edu4750: Student Teaching

12
PED3XXX Enhancing Cultural Awareness Through Dance 3
PED4760: Student Teaching Seminar
3
PED3150: Assissing Student Learning in K-12 3 First Aid/CPR must be current to student teach
PED4100: Administration of Physical Education 3
American Sport Education Program Certificate required to coach in IL secondary school - may complete online

PSY3350: Child and Adolescent Development (KOA) 4


Total Semester Hours    16 Total Semester Hours    15

Major Notes

Courses in bold must be taken during the semester indicated. Courses in italics have a prerequisite.

*Indicates the course must be applied for 1 year in advance

General Notes

  • Students must complete 30 semester hours at the 3000 level or above, of which 15 semester hours must be completed at Aurora University.
  • Last 24 semester hours of degree must be completed at Aurora University, including at least 18 semester hours in the major.
If you have questions about this major, contact Kris Johnson in the Crouse Center for Student Success at (630) 844-6870.