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Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Madonna University
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Livonia, Michigan 48150-1176
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Physical Education K-12 Major: Bach Sci
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Physical Education K-12 Major: Bach Sci    
   Major Courses (34 cr. to be chosen)    
      BIO 2250   Basic Human Physiology 3 cr.  Non-laboratory study of the functioning of the body systems considering the integration and control of life processes in the cells, tissues, organs, and systems of the human body. Not applicable to Biology major but may be applied to Biology minor. 
      PED 2000   History and Principles of Physical Education 2 cr.  Survey of the history and principles of Physical Education and how they relate to individuals with diverse needs and cultural values. Emphasis is placed on the promotion of life-long health and happiness through physical activity. Students learn strategies for planning instruction and organizing physical activities within the context of the K-12 schools. Prerequisite: WRT 1010 and WRT 1020 or equivalent. 
      PED 2280   First Aid and Safety 2 cr.  The cognitive and practical skills required for basic first aid, artificial respiration, and CPR; including accident and safety awareness and understanding the liability aspects of administering these skills. Extensive “hands-on” laboratory skills are emphasized to prepare for CPR (adult, infant, and child) and First Aid certification through the American Red Cross. 
      PED 2350   Kinesiology 2 cr.  Lecture course covering the principles of human motion based on the anatomical and mechanical analysis of the skeletal and muscular systems, including functional joint classification and muscle actions as prime movers, assistors, and stabilizers. Prerequisite: BIO 2250. 
      PED 2500   Fitness Principles 1 cr.  Basic study of health fitness and physical fitness, with attention to nutrition, the major health problems of the United States, behaviors that promote personal health, and the obstacles to changing health behaviors. 
      PED 3250   Motor Development 2 cr.  Survey of motor development issues as they relate to self expression, development and learning. Emphasis is placed on basic principles of physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development with attention to individual differences. Students learn strategies assessing motor skill development and planning and implementing motor skill development activities. Issues of safety are also addressed. Prerequisites: PED 2000 and BIO 2250. 
      PED 3350   Adapted Physical Education 2 cr.  Basic survey of the philosophy and goals of adapted physical education, emphasizing the needs and characteristics of students with disabilities. Students learn strategies for planning and instructing activities for the disabled student. Prerequisites: PED 2000 and BIO 2250. 
      PED 3400   Physiology of Exercise 3 cr.  Muscular, metabolic, and cardio-respiratory adaptations of the human body to acute and chronic exercise. Includes laboratory exercises designed for examining physiological response to exercise. Prerequisite: BIO 2250. 
      PED 3500   Curriculum and Instruction in Physical Education 3 cr.  An in depth study of curriculum development with emphasis on K-12 Physical Education. Students learn to develop, implement, assess, and modify the curriculum in a manner consistent with best practices. Students explore their roles as advocates for health and wellness as it relates to the community and diverse learners. Prerequisite: PED 2000, admission to Teacher Education Program or permission of instructor. 
      PED 3810   Assessment: Team Sports 2 cr.  The teaching, performance, analysis, and evaluation of selected traditional and non-traditional team activities. For those seeking K-12 Physical Education endorsement. Prerequisite: PED 2000. 
      PED 3820   Assessment: Individual Sports 2 cr.  The teaching, performance, analysis, and evaluation of selected fundamental individual and team activities. For those seeking K-12 Physical Education endorsement. Prerequisite: PED 2000. 
      PED 3830   Movement for Elementary Physical Education 1 cr.  Designed for physical education majors preparing to teach K-6 physical education. Emphasis on fundamental movement activities. Prerequisite: PED 2000. 
      PED 4610   Instructional Methods of Teaching Elementary PE 3 cr.  The theory of instruction, methods, and materials for providing physical education for elementary school children. The application of effective instructional theory, planning and practice of physical education, as well as sound decision making and multicultural approaches are emphasized in the field-based context. Observation of classroom procedures, participation in simulation, and teaching. Students participate in both lecture and laboratory experiences. Prerequisites: PED 3500 and Admission to the Teacher Education Program. 
      PED 4620   Instructional Methods of Teaching Secondary PE 3 cr.  The theory of instruction, methods, and materials for providing physical education for secondary students. The application of effective instructional theory, planning and practice of physical education, as well as sound decision making and multicultural approaches are emphasized in the field-based context. Observation of classroom procedures, participation in simulation, and teaching. Students participate in both lecture and laboratory experiences. Prerequisites: PED 3500 and Admission to the Teacher Education Program. 
      PED 4650   Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education 3 cr.  The application of tests and measurements in the evaluation process in physical education: evaluations of cognitive and affective learning, motor ability, health-related fitness, physical performance, and different sports skills. Prerequisites: PED 3500 and Admission to the Teacher Education Program. 
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