Kinesiology with All-Level Teacher Certification

PE (Kinesiology)

These certification programs will prepare you to teach Art or PE to students in all grade levels, from pre-kindergarten through high school.

These certification areas have slightly different Liberal Arts Core and Education Core courses. For example, specific courses are designated as the natural sciences and mathematical components. In addition to the required professional development courses and a full semester of Clinical Teaching (student teaching), in the School of Education, students must complete courses in one of the teaching fields offered at HBU for elementary and secondary grades.

Pre-Education Requirements:

EDUC 2320 Learning and Development
EDUC 2330 Foundations of American Education Thought

Course Syllabi

All students must complete the Liberal Arts Core in addition to the below listed coursework.

Courses Taken After Admission to Teacher Certification Program
Course No. Course Name
EDBI 4304 Teaching English as a Second Language
EDRE 4330 Teaching Content Area Reading Skills
EDSP 4302 Survey of Exceptional Children
EDSP 4311 Diagnostic and Prescriptive Teaching
EDUC 4100 TExES State Certification Exam Preparation Seminar
ETEC 4306 Educational Applications of Technology
EDUC 4301 Curriculum & Instruction for Elementary School
EDUC 4320 Teaching Methodology for Secondary Teachers**
EDUC 4400 Clinical Teaching Seminar
EDUC 4484/85 Clinical Teaching in Elementary PE AND Secondary PE
Physical Education (EC-12):
KINE 2202 Creating a Wellness Lifestyle
KINE 2310 Foundations of Kinesiology
KINE 2334 Tests & Measurements in Kinesiology
KINE 2335 Sports and Fitness Activities
KINE 2336 Strategies & Principles of Coaching
KINE 3210 Exercise Prescription
KINE 3301 Prevention and Treatment of Sports Injuries
KINE 3393 Physiology of Exercise
KINE 3395 Kinesiology: Applied Biomechanics
KINE 3398 Foundations of Health Instruction
KINE 4323 Motor Learning
KINE 4328 Wellness and Fitness in EC-12 Schools

**Drawing on the subject-specific training and expertise of our faculty, EDUC 4320 provides subject-specific methods of instruction via textbooks, teaching, and assignments aligned with standards for teacher preparation at the state and national levels. Each assignment and assignment rubric is keyed to state and national teacher preparation standards, and allows for collaboration, feedback, practice in teaching via lessons in the college classroom, and fieldwork in local diverse middle/high schools, and supports learning groups. Students enroll in the course section of EDUC 4320 that pertains to their subject.