UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

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