Bachelor of Science, Double Major in Education and Kinesiology

This double major degree program prepares students to teach Physical Education at the Pre-K through 12th grade level in the state of Texas. Students will participate in methods and student teaching as their culminating component of the degree. Students will be prepared to sit for the TExES Physical Education Certification exam. The content of the program is aligned with the Society of Health and Physical Educator (SHAPE) and Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Initial PETE standards. 

Bachelor of Science, Double Major in Education and Kinesiology
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics) 13
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science) 28
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option) 34
Degree Specific Requirements
BIOL 2403Human Anatomy & Physiology I 2, 44
BIOL 2404Human Anatomy & Physiology II 2, 44
MATH 1314Pre Calculus Algebra 13
or MATH 1332 College Mathematics
Major: Required (Education)
CISE 3383Planning Instr With Tech Intgr3
CISE 3384The Teaching Profession3
CISE 4364Mth Tch Secondary Schools3
CISE 4377Assmt Stdnt Lrng In Secondary3
CISE 4379Differentiated Pedagogy3
CISE 4380Respon Of Pro Educator3
READ 4378Multiple Literacies in Secondary Education3
TESL 4303Teaching Eng As A Second Lang3
Major: Required (Kinesiology)
ATTR 3370Prevention & Care of Injuries3
FACS 2362Nutrition 53
KINE 1110Racquet Sports1
KINE 1113Basketball and Soccer1
KINE 1114Rhythmic Activities & Dance1
KINE 1331Foundations of Kinesiology3
KINE 2113Softball and Volleyball1
KINE 2114Wgt Train & Phy Conditioning1
KINE 2115Lifetime Health and Wellness 31
KINE 3117Competency in Motor Skills 61
KINE 3362Functional Kinesiology3
KINE 3363Assessment in Kinesiology3
KINE 3364Motor Learning3
KINE 3367Lifespan Motor Development3
KINE 3368Skill Themes & Mvmnt Concepts 73
KINE 3372Team& Indv/Dual Sprt Skll Anal3
KINE 3373Physiology of Exercise3
KINE 4314Advanced Strength Training3
or KINE 4335 Sport and Exercise Psychology
KINE 4363Elementary Physical Education 7, 93
KINE 4364Fitness Education 73
KINE 4366Teaching Secondary Physical Education3
KINE 4369Adapted Physical Activity 73
Student Teaching
CIEE 4392Std Tch Elementary School3
CISE 4394Creatng Env For Lrng-Secondary3
CISE 4396Std Tch Secondary Classroom3
Minor: Not Required 10, 11
Total Hours126
1

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area II (Mathematics).

2

Satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area III (Life and Physical Science).

3

Satisfies one hour of the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area IX (Component Area Option).

4

BIOL 2401 and BIOL 2402 may be used as a transfer course for this requirement; please see a SAM Center advisor for more details.

5

FACS 1367 may be used as a transfer course for this requirement; please see a SAM Center advisor for more details.

6

Students double majoring in Education and Kinesiology must pass the motor skills assessments KINE 3117 to be eligible for Student Teaching.

7

Field-based experiences required.

8

Offered in Fall term only.

9

Offered in Spring term only.

10

A minor is not required for this degree program; however, a student has the option to add a minor, but to do so additional semester credits hours may be needed above the degree program’s stated total semester credit hours. 

11

All minors can be paired with this degree program.

Notes

Students must earn a 2.0 minimum overall GPA in all coursework. 

Students must meet a 2.0 minimum overall major GPA in all major coursework.

Students must earn a 2.0 minimum SHSU GPA in all coursework.

Students must meet a 2.0 minimum SHSU major GPA in all major coursework. 

Students must maintain a 2.75 GPA or greater overall or in the last 60 semester hours. This includes transfer and SHSU courses.

Students must earn a "C" or better in all Kinesiology/Athletic Training and Education coursework.

Students must earn a 2.75 minimum GPA in all Education coursework (SHSU and cumulative).

Students must earn an overall GPA of 2.75 to be eligible for teacher certification in Texas.

A minor is not required for this degree program; however, a student has the option to add a minor, but to do so additional semester credits hours may be needed above the degree program’s stated total semester credit hours. 

All minors can be paired with this degree program.

Physical Education Teacher candidates must be in the Healthy Fitness Zones of at least two of the health-related fitness components of the FITNESSGRAM battery test (body composition, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and aerobic capacity) before enrolling in student teaching (CISE 4394CISE 4396, and CIEE 4392).

CISE 3384 is the prerequisite to all Secondary Education Program courses.  

Physical Education teacher education candidates must to take their physical education content certification exam and score a minimum of 80% in order to take the 158 TExES Physical Education EC – 12 certification exam. Physical Education teacher education candidates must apply to the Education Preparation Program and meet Ed Prep and the Secondary Education Program requirements including a 2.75 GPA.  

KINE 3362 requires a prerequisite of BIOL 2403 and 45+ hours. Students may co-enroll with BIOL course.

ATTR 3370, requires a prerequisite of BIOL 2403 and 45 + hours.

KINE 3363, KINE 3373, and KINE 3368 require Junior Standing. 

KINE 4363 has a prerequisite of KINE 3368. Field-based experiences required.

KINE 1331 should be taken your Freshman or Sophomore year.

KINE 3373requires 45 hours and a prerequisite of BIOL 2403 and BIOL 2404

KINE 4364 has a prerequisite of KINE 3373.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area V3Component Area IV3
ENGL 130113Component Area VIII3
HIST 130123BIOL 24035, 64
KINE 11101ENGL 130213
KINE 13313HIST 130223
KINE 211531KINE 11131
MATH 1314 or 133243 
 17 17
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area IX3ATTR 33703
BIOL 24045, 64FACS 236283
CISE 33843KINE 33623
KINE 11141KINE 33723
KINE 21131POLS 230673
KINE 21141 
POLS 230573 
 16 15
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
KINE 33633CISE 33833
KINE 33643CISE 43803
KINE 33673KINE 43639,103
KINE 336893KINE 436493
KINE 33733KINE 436993
TESL 43033READ 43783
 18 18
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
CISE 43643CIEE 43923
CISE 43773CISE 43943
CISE 43793CISE 43963
KINE 3117111 
KINE 4314 or 43353 
KINE 43663 
 16 9
Total Hours: 126
1

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area I (Communication).

2

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VI (US History).

3

Satisfies 1 credit hour of Core Curriculum Component Area IX (Component Area Option).

4

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area II (Mathematics).

5

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area III (Life and Physical Science).

6

BIOL 2401 and BIOL 2402 may be used as a transfer course for this requirement; please, see a SAM Center advisor for more details.

7

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VII (Political Science/Government).

8

FACS 1367 may be used as a transfer course for this requirement; please, see a SAM Center advisor for more details.

9

Field-based experiences required.

10

Offered only in Spring term.

11

Students double majoring in Education and Kinesiology must pass the motor skills assessments KINE 3117 to be eligible for Student Teaching.

12

Offered only in the Fall term.

Notes

Students must earn a 2.0 minimum overall GPA in all coursework. 

Students must meet a 2.0 minimum overall major GPA in all major coursework.

Students must earn a 2.0 minimum SHSU GPA in all coursework.

Students must meet a 2.0 minimum SHSU major GPA in all major coursework. 

Students must maintain a 2.75 GPA or greater overall or in the last 60 semester hours. This includes transfer and SHSU courses.

Students must earn a "C" or better in all Kinesiology/Athletic Training and Education coursework.

Students must earn a 2.75 minimum GPA in all Education coursework (SHSU and cumulative).

Students must earn an overall GPA of 2.75 to be eligible for teacher certification in Texas.

A minor is not required for this degree program; however, a student has the option to add a minor, but to do so additional semester credits hours may be needed above the degree program’s stated total semester credit hours. 

All minors can be paired with this degree program.

Physical Education Teacher candidates must be in the Healthy Fitness Zones of at least two of the health-related fitness components of the FITNESSGRAM battery test (body composition, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and aerobic capacity) before enrolling in student teaching (CISE 4394CISE 4396, and CIEE 4392 .

CISE 3384 is the prerequisite to all Secondary Education Program Courses.  

Physical Education teacher education candidates must take their physical education content certification exam and score a minimum of 80% in order to take the 158 TExES Physical Education EC – 12 certification exam. Physical Education teacher education candidates must apply to the Education Preparation Program and meet Ed Prep and the Secondary Education Program requirements including a 2.75 GPA.  

All KINE/ATTR majors and/or minors must earn a "C" or better for all KINE and ATTR courses.

KINE 3362 requires a prerequisite of BIOL 2403 and 45+ hours. Students may co-enroll with BIOL 2403 course.

ATTR 3370 requires a prerequisite of  BIOL 2403 and 45+ hours.

KINE 3373 requires 45 hours and a prerequisite of BIOL 2403 and BIOL 2404.

KINE 3363KINE 3368, and KINE 3373 require Junior Standing. 

KINE 4363 has a prerequisite of KINE 3368.  Field-based experiences required.

KINE 1331 should be taken in your Freshman or Sophomore year.

Students must take BIOL 2403 and BIOL 2404 as an 8 hour sequence.

KINE 4364 has a prerequisite of KINE 3373.

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) marketable skills initiative is part of the state’s 60x30TX plan and was designed to help students articulate their skills to employers.  Marketable skills are those skills valued by employers and/or graduate programs that can be applied in a variety of work or education settings and may include interpersonal, cognitive, and applied skill areas.

The BS with a Double Major in Education and in Kinesiology is designed to provide graduates with the following marketable skills:

  • Content and pedagogical knowledge to teach physical education in Pre K-12 schools.
  • Ability to promote physical activity beyond the physical education setting.
  • Knowledge of Skill Themes, Sport Education, and Fitness Education instructional models.
  • Student-centered physical education teachers.
  • Culturally responsive and inclusive.
  • Appropriate professional and ethical teacher behaviors.
  • Fully certified to teach physical education in Pre K-12 schools.