Undergraduate Catalog - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Physical Education | Judson University Christian College


Physical Education (K-12)

Important Notes:

  1. 40% of major requirements must be completed at Judson.
  2. 40% of major requirements must be upper division.
  3. No grade lower than C- accepted for major requirements.
  4. Minimum GPA of 2.75 required

Education Core Requirements

Required = 33 hours

  • EDU131 Practicum I, Diversity
  • EDU222 Human Growth & Development
  • EDU223 Educational Psychology
  • EDU231E Practicum IIE, Teacher Aid, Elgin
  • EDU231H Practicum IIH, Teacher Aid, Hometown
  • EDU312 History/Philosophy of Education
  • EDU325 Reading in Content Area – Sec
  • EDU331PE Practicum III, Inst Asst, Phys Ed
  • ESS340 Methods of Elementary PE
  • ESS341 Methods/Materials of Teaching PE
  • EDU411 Student Teaching
  • EDU491 Senior Seminar

Exercise Sport Science Core Requirements

Required = 38 hours

  • BIO272 Prin Human Anat/Physiol w/lab
  • BIO370 Kinesiology
  • ESS101 Wellness
  • ESS121 Life guarding or certificate
    • Must have certificate or two swimming courses
  • ESS241 Principles of Health
  • ESS242 Foundations of PE
  • ESS251 Motor Development/Learning
  • ESS252 Theory/Techniques of Team Sports
  • ESS253 Theory/Techniques of Individual Sports
  • ESS255 Principles of Coaching
  • ESS343 PE Tests & Measurements
  • ESS348 Rhythmic Activities
  • ESS350 Organization & Admin of Sport
  • ESS353 Basic Athletic Train/First Aid
  • ESS441 Curriculum Development in PE
  • ESS447 Adapted Physical Education
  • ESS467 Physiology of Exercise

Physical Education Electives

  1. Elective courses may be required to complete 126 semester hours of course work required for graduation. It is the responsibility of the student to make certain all requirements are completed.
  2. One of the below optional concentrations.
  3. Overall Requirements
    • At least 126 semester hours of course work
    • No more than 8 hours phys ed activity
    • No more than 8 hours applied music
    • CAAP Exam
    • ISBE Basic Skills Test (Prior to Gate II)
    • Program Acceptance by TEC (Gate II)
    • ISBE Content Area Exam
    • Student Teaching Acceptance (Gate III)
    • ISBE Assessment for Prof Teaching (Gate IV)

Optional Concentrations for Physical Education

Visual Art

Required = 24 hours

  • Choose 6 hours of Art History:
    • ART325 History of Art I
    • ART326 History of Art II
    • ART415 History of Art III
  • Choose 3 hours of Design History:
    • ART327 History of Design I
    • ART328 History of Design II
  • Choose 15 hours including 3 hours of Drawing, 3 hours of Ceramics and 3 hours of Painting:
    • ART111 Drawing I
    • ART211 Drawing II
    • ART311 Drawing III
    • ART212 Painting I
    • ART312 Painting II
    • ART315 Ceramics I
    • ART316 Ceramics II

Biology

Required = 24 hours

  • CHM151 Intro to Chem I, is a Phys Science Prereq
  • BIO171 Principles of Biology w/Lab
  • BIO172 Principles of Zoology w/lab
  • BIO373 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
  • BIO374 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
  • Choose two courses from the following:
    • BIO371 Microbiology w/lab
    • BIO372 Cell Biology w/Lab
    • BIO376 Evolutionary Theory w/lab
    • BIO378 Human Genetics w/lab
    • BIO471 Recombinant DNA Methodology
    • BIO473 Selected Topics in Botany
    • Recommended course (in addition to 24 hours):
      • CHM152 Intro to Organic Chemistry

General Science

Required = 24 hours

  • BIO171 Principles of Biology w lab
  • BIO373 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BIO374 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Choose 12 hours from the following:
    • CHM151 Intro to Chemistry w/lab
    • CHM152 Intro to Organic Chemistry w/lab
    • CHM153 General Chemistry I w/lab
    • CHM154 General Chemistry II w/lab
    • Recommended courses (in addition to 24 hours):
      • PHY237 General Physics I w/lab
      • PHY238 General Physics II w/lab

Music

Required = 25 hours

  • MUS151 Music Theory I (w/MUS153)
  • MUS152 Music Theory II (w/MUS154)
  • MUS153 Ear Train/Sight Sing I (w/MUS153)
  • MUS154 Ear Train/Sight Sing II (w/MUS152)
  • MUS347 Fundamentals of Conducting
  • MUS348 Choral Conducting & Literature
  • MUS351 History/Literature of Music I
  • MUS252 Music Theory IV
  • MUS253 Ear Training Sight Singing III
  • MUS499E Half Hour Recital
  • MUS101-418 Private Instruction

Health

Required = 17 hours

  • ESS101 Wellness
  • ESS241 Principles of Health
  • ESS243 Curr Dev/Assessment of Health
  • ESS244 Environ Health & Safety
  • ESS245 Community Health
  • ESS375X Health Aspect/Chem Dependency
  • PSY411X Christian Val/Human Sexuality

Psychology

Required = 23 hours

  • PSY111 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY325 Exceptional Child
  • PSY391X Statistical/Research Design
  • PSY Electives

Mathematics

Required = 35 hours

  • MAT211 Functions & Calculus I
  • MAT212 Functions & Calculus II
  • MAT309 Adv Mathematical Principles
  • MAT311X Probability & Statistics w/lab
  • MAT312 Modern Abstract Algebra
  • MAT313 Modern Geometry
  • MAT315 Calculus w/Analytic Geometry III
  • MAT318 Linear Algebra
  • Choose one of the following:
    • MIS224X Intro Program/Data Structures
    • MIS225X Application Develop w/C*.N
    • MIS226X Application Develop: COBOL I
    • MIS321X Programming in Visual Basic.Net
    • MIS327X FORTRAN
    • EDU342 Math Methods-Secondary

Social Studies

Required = 24 hours

  • HIS171 Rise of US Until 1877
  • HIS172 Rise of US Since 1877
  • HIS261 History of Civilization I
  • HIS262 History of Civilization II
  • Electives: three hours must be an upper level World History course and three hours must be an upper level US History course: HIS3XX or HIS4XX History Electives

Language Arts

Required = 27 hours

  • COM311 Language and Society
  • ENG210 Advanced Essay Writing
    • or ENG211 Non- Fiction Prose
  • ENG264 Adolescent Literature
  • ENG310 History & Structures of English
    • or ENG311 Advanced Grammar
  • ENG360 Archetypes of Western Literature
  • SPC120 Foundations of Speech
  • Choose three literature courses from the following:
    • ENG262 Eminent British Writers
    • ENG263 American Literature Since 1865
    • ENG300 Topics in English
    • ENG360 Archetypes of Western Literature
    • ENG361 Hero & Anti-Hero
    • ENG362 Man and Woman


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