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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Kinesiology, Physical and Health Education Teacher Education Concentration, B.S.


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The Physical and Health Education Teacher Education (PHETE) concentration is committed to educating future leaders in the profession of teaching physical and health education. The program encourages the teacher candidate to advocate for effective educational changes, work collaboratively and collectively for social change, and to continue to grow professionally.

The PHETE concentration is a five-year Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) program. Upon successful completion of the first four years, students earn a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in kinesiology. The fifth year M.A.T. degree provides the requisite courses to obtain a Virginia teaching license in Health and Physical Education (PreK-12). It is necessary to be admitted to the teacher education program prior to enrolling in professional education courses. For more information contact the Physical and Health Education Teacher Education coordinator, Dr. Jacqueline Williams, Godwin Hall, Room 317, (540) 568-6957, williaja@jmu.edu.

Admission Policy

The admission and retention standards are designed to instill a professional attitude and commitment to the profession of teaching. The admission and retention standards complement the JMU Teacher Education application process. The following outlines the admission and retention standards and procedures for PHETE.

PHETE Admission Standards

  1. Full acceptance to the JMU Teacher Education Program
  2. Submission of:
  • Work Experience Verification Form
  • Professional Resume
  • Personal Statement
  1. Successful completion of the following coursework:
  1. Demonstration and appreciation of professional dispositions

Degree and Major Requirements


Listed below is the undergraduate major program in kinesiology offered by the Department of Kinesiology . Students are advised to be certain they complete all General Education  requirements before applying for graduation.

The kinesiology major program leads to the Bachelor of Science degree. Students are advised to familiarize themselves with the B.S. degree requirements.

Students who major in kinesiology work toward a B.S. degree by selecting and completing one of the following concentrations:

  • Exercise Science
  • Physical and Health Education Teacher Education

Degree Requirements


Required Courses


  • General Education  41 Credit Hours 1
  • Quantitative requirement (in addition to General Education ) 3 Credit Hours
  • Scientific Literacy requirement (in addition to General Education ) 3-4 Credit Hours
  • Kinesiology Core Courses 12 Credit Hours
  • Major and concentration requirements 60-68 Credit Hours 2
  • Electives 15-23 Credit Hours
Footnotes

1 The General Education  program contains a set of requirements each student must fulfill. The number of credit hours necessary to fulfill these requirements may vary.
2 The number of credits taken to meet major and concentration requirements may vary if courses are double-counted for General Education .

Total: 120 Credit Hours

Kinesiology Core Courses


Concentration Requirements


Total: 67 Credit Hours


Graduate Courses


  • KIN 511. Technology in Health and Physical Education 3 Credit Hours
  • KIN 512. Instructional Methods in Middle and Secondary Physical Education 3 Credit Hours
  • KIN 513. Professional Issues for Prospective Physical and Health Educators 3 Credit Hours
  • KIN 514. Methods in School Health for PHETE 3 Credit Hours
  • KIN 610. Curriculum Design and Development in Health and Physical Education 3 Credit Hours
  • KIN 611. Teaching Diverse Populations in Health and Physical Education 3 Credit Hours
  • KIN 612. Analysis of Teaching and Learning 3 Credit Hours
  • KIN 683. Secondary Internship in Health and Physical Education 6 Credit Hours

Choose one of the following: 3 Credit Hours


  • KIN 655. Research Techniques
  • HTH 655. Research Techniques
  • EDUC 630. Inquiry in Education

Total: 30 Credit Hours


Recommended Schedule


Total: 30 Credit Hours


Total: 30 Credit Hours


Total: 16 Credit Hours


Total: 17 Credit Hours


Total: 12 Credit Hours


Total: 16 Credit Hours


Fifth Year – Summer Session I


  • KIN 511. Technology in Health & PE 3 Credit Hours
  • KIN 610. Curriculum Design & Development in Health/PE 3 Credit Hours
  • KIN 611. Teaching Diverse Populations 3 Credit Hours

Total: 9 Credit Hours


Fifth Year – Fall Semester


  • KIN 512. Instructional Methods in Middle & Secondary Ed 3 Credit Hours
  • KIN 514. Methods in School Health for PHETE 3 Credit Hours
  • Approved Graduate Elective 3 Credit Hours
  • KIN 655. Research Techniques 3 Credit Hours

Total: 12 Credit Hours


Fifth Year – Spring Semester


  • KIN 513. Professional Issues 3 Credit Hours
  • KIN 612. Analysis of Teaching & Learning 3 Credit Hours
  • KIN 683. Secondary Internship 6 Credit Hours

Total: 12 Credit Hours


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