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Courses at the 400-level

HED 404: Organization and Administration of School Health Education Programs

The organizational and administrative relationships of coordinated school health education programs are presented. School health education issues are discussed in regard to specific administrative concerns.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • HED 300
  • admission into the health education teacher preparation program
  • minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50
  • or consent of department chair
  • or consent of the department chair
HED 406: Advanced Issues and Concerns in Community and Public Health

Students will learn a systematic approach to develop health promotion programs. Planning models, needs assessments, behavior change theories, social marketing, program implementation, and evaluation techniques will be addressed
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • HED 303
  • or consent of department chair
  • or consent of the department chair
HED 410: Stress Management

Students explore connections between mental and physical health as related to managing stress. Activities include identifying sources, identifying the impact of stress on health, and the implementation of stress management techniques.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Gen Ed Social and Behavioral Sciences Category (SB) and 60 credit hours
  • or consent of department chair
  • or consent of the department chair
HED 417: Instructional Planning in Health Education

Students develop planning skills for health education instruction. The roles of standards, health promotion theory, and learning context are explored. The relationships between planning, assessment, and instruction are emphasized.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • HED 300
  • or consent of department chair
  • or consent of the department chair
HED 418: Practicum in Health Education

Students learn to enhance the preparation and presentation of comprehensive health education in the K12 classroom. Included is the development of lesson and unit plans and a supervised teaching experience.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • HED 417
  • or consent of department chair
  • minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50
  • or consent of the department chair
HED 419: Practicum in Community Health

Under the guidance of the instructor and the health agency personnel, students gain the practical experience necessary for planning, implementing, and evaluating community health education and health promotion programs.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • HED 300
  • minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50
  • prior or concurrent enrollment in HED 406
  • BIOL 231
  • consent of department chair
  • BIOL 335
HED 426: Internship in Community Health

Professional skills essential to the community health education and health promotion profession are developed and implemented in a variety of agencies or organizations. This is a full-semester assignment. (Formerly Community Health: Field Placement.) Graded S, U.
10 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50
  • HED 419
  • an approved Preparing for Internship Portfolio
  • completion of all required courses
HED 427: Student Teaching in Health Education

In this culminating field experience, candidates complete a teaching experience in an elementary and secondary school under the supervision of cooperating teachers and a college supervisor. This is a full-semester assignment. Graded S, U.
10 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Satisfactory completion of all major, cognate, and professional courses required prior to student teaching
  • Concurrent enrollment in HED 428
  • A positive recommendation from the professor of each professional course
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.50 a full semester prior to student teaching
  • completion of the community service requirement
  • approved Preparing to Teach Portfolio
  • a negative result from the required tuberculin test
  • passing score(s) on the Praxis II
HED 428: Student Teaching Seminar in Health and Physical Education

Teacher behaviors appropriate to effective teaching are developed. Topics include classroom and time management, effective communication, learning styles, and teaching strategies. This seminar meets weekly.
2 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Concurrent enrollment in Concurrent enrollment in HED 427
HED 429: Seminar in Community Health

Students are provided a professional learning community to analyze, reflect, and share internship experiences. Responsibilities and competencies of the profession are explored and developed. (Formerly Seminar in Community Health Field Placement.)
2 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • concurrent enrollment in HED 426
HED 431: Drug Education

Standards-based strategies for drug education in school and community settings are explored. Impact of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs on dimensions of wellness, risk factors, prevention and trends are examined.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • HED 233 and 60 credit hours
  • or consent of department chair
HED 450: Topics in Health Education


3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • or consent of the department chair
HED 480: Workshop in Health Education


3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • or consent of the department chair
PED 402: Advanced Practicum in Curriculum and Instruction

Students analyze select individual/dual and team sport skills, tactics, and strategies to develop appropriate teaching progressions. Observations and supervised teaching experiences in pre-K12 school settings are included.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • HED 300, 418; PED 207, 208, 301
  • or consent of department chair
  • admission to the health and physical education teacher preparation program
PED 408: Coaching Applications

Effective planning, implementation, and evaluation of practice and game management, as well as seasonal responsibilities of the coach, are analyzed. Includes field work in coaching.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • PED 201, 205, 243, 278 , 308 and current first aid/CPR (infant, child and adult with AED) certification.
PED 409: Adapted Physical Education

Individual differences that affect motor learning and performance are considered. Individual educational programs in adaptive, developmental, corrective, and inclusive physical education are designed. Laboratory is included.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • SPED 300
  • concurrent enrollment in PED 413
PED 410: Evaluation and Measurement in Physical Education

The assessment of motor performance is introduced. Emphasis is on criterion-and norm-referenced standards for evaluation. Basic statistical techniques are included.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • HED 300 or PED 301 or consent of department chair.
  • or consent of the department chair
PED 411: Kinesiology

The effects of physical and anatomical principles on the performance of motor patterns are studied and the mechanical analysis of specific activities are analyzed.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • BIOL 231
  • Admission to the Physical Education teacher preparation program
  • or consent of department chair
PED 412: Organization and Administration of Physical Education Programs: Prekindergarten through Grade Twelve

Topics include the practical organizational aspects of decision making, program planning, and evaluating, as well as administrative concerns involved in physical education programs, athletics, intramurals, and selected special areas.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • PED 301
  • HED 418
  • or consent of department chair
PED 413: Practicum in Creative Movement and Dance

Students develop competencies in teaching diversified rhythmic activities and musical accompaniment. Observations and teaching experiences in pre-K12 school settings are included. (Formerly Creative Rhythms and Dance.)
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • PED 302
  • admission to the physical education teacher preparation program
  • PED 247
  • or consent of department chair
  • or consent of the department chair
PED 414: Practicum in Individual and Dual Activities

Students analyze individual and dual sport skills and develop appropriate teaching progressions for them. Observations and supervised teaching experiences in pre-K12 school settings are included.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • PED 208
  • PED 302
  • PED 413
  • Admission to the Physical Education teacher preparation program
  • or consent of department chair
  • or consent of the department chair
PED 415: Teaching/Assessment in Adapted Physical Education

Students learn planning, teaching, and assessing for people with disabilities. Teaching experiences in pre-K12 adapted physical education school settings are included. (Formerly Individualized Physical Education for Populations with Disabilities.)
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • minimum grade of B
  • or equivalent. Minimum of B-
  • or consent of department chair
PED 419: Practicum in Movement Studies and Assessment

Under the guidance of the instructor and wellness center supervisor, students gain the practical experience necessary for analyzing, planning, implementing, and assessing fitness programs for individuals and groups.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • BIO 231, 335; prior or con-current enrollment in HED 406; PED 301; and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
PED 420: Physiology Aspects of Exercise

Topics range from the physiological response of the human muscular and cardiorespiratory systems to the acute and chronic effects of physical activity. Lecture and laboratory.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • BIOL 335
  • Admission to the Physical Education teacher preparation program
  • or consent of department chair
  • or consent of the department chair
PED 426: Student Teaching in Physical Education

In this culminating field experience, candidates complete a teaching experience in an elementary and secondary school under the supervision of cooperating teachers and a college supervisor. This is a full-semester assignment. Graded S, U.
10 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Concurrent enrollment in concurrent enrollment in PED 428
  • approved Preparing to Teach Portfolio
  • and other FSEHD requirements
  • passing score(s) on the Praxis II
PED 427: Internship in Movement Studies and Recreation

Professional skills essential to the movement studies or recreation profession are developed and implemented in a selected setting. This is a full-semester assignment.
10 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • PED 419; concurrent enrollment in PED 429; a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50; approved Preparing for Internship Portfolio; and completion of all required courses
PED 428: Student Teaching Seminar in Health and Physical Education

Teacher behaviors appropriate to effective teaching are developed. Topics include classroom and time management, effective communication, learning styles, and teaching strategies. This seminar meets weekly.
2 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Concurrent enrollment in concurrent enrollment in PED 426
PED 429: Seminar in Movement studies and Recreation

In a professional learning community, students analyze, reflect, and share internship experiences. Responsibilities and best practices of the profession are explored and developed.
2 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • concurrent enrollment in PED 427
PED 444: Specialization in Adapted Physical Education

Teacher candidates plan, organize, teach, and evaluate individualized physical education programs for individuals with disabilities. Course work includes many hands on teaching experiences.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Maintain a B in all special education, adapted physical education and practicum classes required in the physical education major
PED 451: Recreation for the Elderly

Students explore steps needed to plan, organize, conduct, and evaluate recreation programs for the elderly. Included are recreation programming, diverse recreation activity experiences, and staffing considerations.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • completion of at least 60 college credits
  • or consent of department chair

Page last updated: September 19, 2013