Bachelor of Science, Major in Kinesiology, Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE)

This degree will prepare 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 Texas Physical Education exam. The content of the program is aligned with the National Association of Sport and Physical Education standards.

Bachelor of Science, Major in Kinesiology with PETE
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
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)4
Degree Specific Requirements
BIOL 1408Contemporary Biology 14
or BIOL 1436 Foundations Of Science
BIOL 2401Human Anatomy 14
or BIOL 2403 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
BIOL 2402Human Physiology4
or BIOL 2404 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
CHEM 1406Inorganic & Envir Chemistry4
or PHYS 1305
PHYS 1105
Classical Physics & Thermdynmc
and Class Phy & Thermodynamics Lab
FACS 2362Nutrition 23
Major Core
KINE 1331Foundations Of Kinesiology3
KINE 2115Lifetime Health and Wellness 31
KINE 3362Functional Kinesiology3
KINE 3364Motor Learning3
KINE 3373Physiology Of Exercise3
Major
KINE 1114Rhythmic Activities & Dance1
KINE 3117Competency in Motor Skills (PETE majors only) 41
KINE 3363Assessment In Kinesiology3
KINE 3367Lifespan Motor Development3
KINE 3368Skill Themes & Mvmnt Concepts (PETE majors only) 23
KINE 3375Teaching Seconday Physical Edu (PETE majors only) 23
KINE 4363Elementary Physical Education (PETE majors only) 23
KINE 4364Fitness Education 23
KINE 4369Adapted Physical Activity 23
Select 2 of the following restrictive electives 56
Prevention & Care of Injuries
Team& Indv/Dual Sprt Skll Anal
Sports In Contemp Society
Select two of the following KINE Activity:2
Racquet Sports
Basketball And Soccer
Softball And Volleyball
Wgt Train & Phy Conditioning
Secondary Education Minor Required
CISE 3384The Teaching Profession 63
Methods Block
CISE 4364Mth Tch Secondary Schools 73
CISE 4378Content Literacy 83
CISE 4379Differentiated Pedagogy 73
CISE 4380Respon Of Pro Educator 83
Student Teaching
CIEE 4392Std Tch Elementary School3
CISE 4394Creatng Env For Lrng-Secondary3
CISE 4396Std Tch Secondary Classroom3
Total Hours120
1

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

2

Field-based experiences required.

3

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

4

PETE majors must pass the motor skills assessments KINE 3117 to be eligible for Student Teaching.

5

These 6 hours are waived if a 2nd minor is selected.

6

 CISE 3384 must be taken before CISE 4378 and CISE 4380

7

CISE 4364 and CISE 4379 must be taken before CISE 4394, CISE 4396, and CIEE 4392.

8

 CISE 4380 and CISE 4378 must be taken before CISE 4364 and CISE 4379.

Notes

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 .

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

KINE 3362 and ATTR 3370 requires a prerequisite of BIOL 2401 (in Core) or BIOL 3410

KINE 3363, KINE 3373, KINE 3364, KINE 3368, ATTR 3370, and KINE 3375 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

CISE 3384 is the prerequisite to all Secondary Education Program Courses.  The student must have at least 32 hours on the transcript to enroll for this course. 

CISE 4380 and CISE 4378 require 20 hours of Field Experience (10 hours per course). Physical Education teacher education candidates must to take their physical education content certification exam and score a minimum of 75% 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 to enroll in CISE 4364 and CISE 4379

CISE 4364 and CISE 4379 require the following prerequisites: CISE 3384, CISE 4378, & CISE 4380; Admission to the Educator Preparation Program; and 60 hours of Field Experience (30 hours per course).  Physical Education Teacher Candidates must apply for Student Teaching during this semester, take the 158 TExES Physical Education EC–12 certification exam, and take the practice Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities (PPR) certification test. 

Students must either take BIOL 2401 and BIOL 2402 as an 8 hour sequence, or they can take BIOL 2403 and BIOL 2404 as an 8 hour sequence.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area IV 3ENGL 130223
BIOL 140814CHEM 140614
ENGL 130123HIST 130233
HIST 130133KINE 11141
KINE 1110 or 11131KINE 2113 or 21141
KINE 13313MATH 131443
 17 15
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area V 3ATTR 3370, KINE 3372, or KINE 33883
Component Area VIII 3BIOL 24024
Component Area IX 3FACS 23623
BIOL 24014KINE 33623
KINE 211551POLS 230663
POLS 230563 
 17 16
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
CISE 338473CISE 437883
KINE 31171CISE 438083
KINE 33633KINE 33643
KINE 33673KINE 43633
KINE 33683KINE 43643
KINE 33733 
 16 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
ATTR 3370, KINE 3372, or KINE 33883CIEE 43923
CISE 436493CISE 43943
CISE 43773CISE 43963
KINE 43693 
KINE 33753 
 15 9
Total Hours: 120
1

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

2

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

3

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

4

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

5

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

6

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

7

CISE 3384 must be taken before CISE 4378 and CISE 4380.

8

CISE 4380 and  CISE 4378 must be taken before CISE 4364 and CISE 4379

9

CISE 4364 and CISE 4379 must be taken before CISE 4394, CISE 4396, and CIEE 4392