The Department of Health and Human Performance offers a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education and health. As a physical education and health major, you will benefit from small classes and strong mentoring relationships with your professors. Elon prepares you for physical and health education – a model that is considered ideal preparation by K-12 school professionals yet uncommon in many colleges and universities. Here, you will have many opportunities for hands-on learning as you choose from a variety of field experiences and practicum’s.
Now is an exciting time to enter the field of physical education and health. This profession is just beginning to tackle our nation’s growing problem with inactivity and its associated risk factors to children. Physical education and health have never been more needed for our nation’s youth.
A major in Physical Education and Health requires the following courses:
|DAN||115||Folk, Square and Social Dance||2 sh|
|PED||109||Aerobic Conditioning and Weight Training||1 sh|
|PEH||125||Skills and Activities for Teaching||2 sh|
|PEH||126||Skills and Activities for Teaching Team Sports||2 sh|
|PEH||211||Foundations of Physical Education, Health||4 sh|
|PEH||305||Legal Aspects and Adapted Physical Education||4 sh|
|PEH||310||Motor Learning Theory for Teaching and Coaching||4 sh|
|PEH||325||Substance Abuse and Human Behavior||4 sh|
|PEH||360||Physical Education Pedagogy (K-5)||4 sh|
|PEH||411||Measurement and Evaluation||4 sh|
|PEH||423||Physical Education Pedagogy (Grades 6-12)||4 sh|
|PEH||427||Health Education Pedagogy (Grades 6-12)||2 sh|
|ESS||422||Physiology of Exercise||4 sh|
|BIO||161||Human Anatomy||4 sh|
|BIO||162||Human Physiology||4 sh|
Students must show proof of valid First Aid/CPR certification anytime prior to graduation.
|EDU||301-03||Exploring Seminar (must take two classes)||2 sh|
|EDU||344||Teaching in 21st Century Classrooms||4 sh|
|EDU||481||Supervised Observation and Student Teaching||10 sh|
|CIS||220||Technology in Teaching and Learning||3 sh|
|PSY||321||Educational Psychology||4 sh|
|SOC||243||Sociology in Education||4 sh|
This page was updated July 19, 2013.