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Northwest Missouri State University


Certification in Physical Education

B.S.Ed. degree, Grades K-9

Note: This is not a major or minor.

Required Courses Hours
PE 22-233
First Aid, CPR, and Care of Sports Injuries 2
PE 22-238
Health and Physical Education Methods in the Elementary School 3
PE 22-239
Foundations of Physical Education 2
PE 22-254
Anatomy and Physiology 3
PE 22-332
Physiology of Exercise 3
PE 22-336
Basic Biomechanics 3
PE 22-361
Creative Rhythms and Activities 5-9 2
PE 22-362
Creative Rhythms and Activities K-4 3
PE 22-410
Adapted Physical Education 3
PE 22-433
Senior Seminar in Physical Education 2
PE 22-512
Socio-Psychological Aspects of Human Performance 3
PE 22-523
Motor Development 3
PE 22-537
Assessment in Physical Education 3

Electives from PE 22-207, 208, 430, 431 3
Total Certification Requirements 38

This program meets the Missouri certification standards for grades K-9. The above courses serve as an area of concentration (24 hours) or endorsement (21 hours for Middle School Majors) in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.