Physical Education

 

The physical education program enriches the life of each student by providing knowledge concerning good health practices, efficient use of body mechanics to meet the demands of a lifetime, and sharpening the skills necessary for participation in lifetime activities. A student can obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education with or without teacher education certification. A coaching emphasis is also available for students who desire to coach interscholastic sports. A minor in physical education may also be obtained.

 

Bachelor of Science in Physical Education
Required PHED Core (42 or43 hours):

PHED 1011 Concepts of Health & Fitness (1
)

PHED 1061 Folk, Square, & Social Dance (1)

PHED 1111 Beginning Swimming (1)

or

PHED 1132 Water Safety Instruction (2)

PHED 1222 Foundations of PHED (2)

PHED 1233 Personal Health (3)

PHED 1322 Fundamentals of Team Sports (2)

PHED 1422 Fundamentals of Individual Sports (2)

PHED 2223 First Aid and Civil Defense (3)

PHED 2233 Community & Consumer Health (3)

PHED 2313 Prevention & Care of Athletic Injuries (3)

PHED 2433 Anatomy & Physiology (3)

PHED 3213 Kinesiology (3)

PHED 3333 Physical Education in the Elem. School (3)

PHED 3342 Sports Officiating (2)

PHED 4102 Organization & Administration (2)

PHED 4212 Adapted Physical Education (2)

PHED 4223 Measurement & Evaluation (3)

PHED 4313 Physiology of Exercise (3)

 

Bachelor of Science in Physical Education/Teacher Certification
This program qualifies individuals to obtain an Oklahoma teaching certificate and teach physical education in grades PreK-12. For a program checklist for teacher certification in physical education, students should consult the physical education certification advisor.

Required Professional Education Core (30 hours)

Required Physical Education Core (41 hours)
 

Minor in Physical Education
Required PHED Minor Core (23-25 hours):


PHED 1061 Folk, Square, and Social Dance x(1)

PHED 1111 Beginning Swimming (1)

or

PHED 1132 Water Safety Instruction (2)

PHED 1222 Foundations of PHED (2)

PHED 1322 Fundamentals of Team Sports (2)

PHED 1422 Fundamentals of Individual Sports (2)

PHED 2223 First Aid and Civil Defense (3)

PHED 2233 Community and Consumer Health (3)

PHED 3104 Methods of Teaching Physical Education (4)

or

PHED 3333 Physical Education in the Elementary School (3)

PHED 3342 Sports Officiating (2)

PHED 4102 Organization and Administration (2)

PHED 4212 Adapted Physical Education (2)
 

Coaching Endorsement

PHED 2313 Prevention & Care of Athletic Injuries (3)

 

 

COURSE LISTINGS in PHYSICAL EDUCATION

1001 VARSITY ATHLETICS
Student athletes competing for a varsity athletic team are permitted to enroll once from any of the offerings listed under “Varsity Athletics” as electives toward graduation; thereafter, it is for no credit. A course selected from the Varsity Athletics offerings waives 1-hour credit from the activity requirements. Student athletes participating in more than one sport are allowed to enroll once for each varsity sport. Student athletes may take one or more activity courses similar to their varsity sports and receive 1 hour for each course. The remaining activity course requirements are to be selected from the list of physical educa­tion activities.

 

Varsity Athletic Offerings:
Section 1: Varsity Basketball. Membership and participation in activi­ties of the varsity basketball squad. Only 1 hour may be counted toward graduation requirements.

Section 2: Varsity Soccer. Membership and participation in activities of the varsity tennis/soccer teams. Only 1 hour may be counted toward graduation requirements.

Section 3: Varsity Baseball/Softball. Membership and participation in activities of the varsity baseball/softball squads. Only 1 hour may be counted toward graduation requirements.

 

1011 CONCEPTS OF HEALTH AND FITNESS
Basic concepts applicable to the attainment and maintenance of good health and physical fitness, including personal evaluations and fitness activities. 1 hour

 

1021 TEAM SPORTS
Flag football, volleyball: fundamental skills, rules, strategy and team play. 1 hour

 

1031 TEAM SPORTS
Basketball, softball: fundamental skills, rules, strategy and team play. 1 hour

 

1041 TEAM SPORTS
Soccer, basketball: fundamental skills, rules, strategy and team play. 1 hour.

 

1061 FOLK, SQUARE AND SOCIAL DANCE
American folk dances, square and round dances and current social dances. 1 hour.

 

1081 AEROBICS AND PHYSICAL CONDITIONING
Development of physical fitness through aerobic activities and conditioning exercises for strength, muscular en­durance, flexibility, agility. 1 hour

 

1091 WEIGHT TRAINING
Use of progressive resistance exercise to develop muscular strength and endurance; exposure to different systems of training and various methods for attaining maximal muscular strength. 1 hour

 

1111 BEGINNING SWIMMING
Red Cross Certification: Skills, techniques, stroke development, and water safety rules for the beginning swimmer. 1 hour.

 

1132 WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTION
Red Cross certification for instruction in water safety practices and lifesaving techniques. 2 hours

 

1141 BOWLING
Skill development, rules, strategies and competitive play. 1 hour

 

1151 GOLF
Basic skill development, rules, strategies, club selection and com­petitive play. 1 hour

 

1161 TENNIS
Basic skill development, rules, strategies and competitive play in both singles and doubles. 1 hour

 

1181 FENCING
Theory and practice of foil fencing, including fundamentals of foot­work, defense, attack, strategy, and bouting. 1 hour

 

1191 AEROBIC DANCE
Improvement of cardiovascular fitness through use of rhythm, running, jogging, swinging, and dance steps. 1 hour

 

1222 FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION
History, philosophy, current practices, trends and opportunities in physical education. 2 hours

 

1233 PERSONAL HEALTH
Designed to assist students in developing broad understanding of their obligations to themselves and society in health matters. 3 hours

 

 

1322 FUNDAMENTALS OF TEAM SPORTS
Basic basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball. Majors only. 2 hours

 

1422 Fundamentals of Individual Sports
Basic golf, gymnastics, tennis and badminton. Majors only. 2 hours

 

2101 WATER AEROBICS
Improvement of cardiovascular fitness through utilization of various types of movement in aquatic setting. 1 hour

 

2223 FIRST AID AND CIVIL DEFENSE
Instruction in treatment and prevention of injuries; structure and pur­pose of Civil Defense. 3 hours

 

2233 COMMUNITY AND CONSUMER HEALTH
Information specific to any aspect of health as it relates to consumer needs; focused on situations and circumstances that affect a person’s basic health. 3 hours

 

2313 PREVENTION AND CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES
Theory and practical experiences relating to prevention of athletic injuries and the current practices and limitations involved in treating injuries. 3 hours

 

2433 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Study of human body and its systems. 3 hours

 

2880 SPECIAL TOPICS
Special topics in physical education. 1-4 hours (may be repeated for total of 6 hours).

 

2900 WORKSHOP
Guided study in physical education under faculty supervision; various topics and methods of instruction. 1-4 hours (may be repeated for total of 6 hours with change in title and topic).

 

2990 TUTORIAL
Independent study in physical education under faculty supervision. 1-4 hours (may be repeated for total of 9 hours with change in title and content).

 

3104 TEACHING METHODS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Theory and practice of methods and techniques used in teaching physical education, class organization, program planning, teaching/ resource units and lesson planning, discipline, accountability; teach­er-aid lab experience to be arranged. Prerequisites: PHED 1322, PHED 1422, and admission to Teacher Education. 4 hours

 

3202 Socio-cultural dimensions of physical education and sport
Survey of the historical, sociological and philosophical issues in physical education and sport. 2 hours

 

3213 KINESIOLOGY
Principles of movement applied to basic mechanical and kinesiological interpretation of normal and abnormal motor functions. Prerequisite: PHED 2433 or permission of instructor. 3 hours

 

3333 PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Physical education techniques and materials for the elementary school teacher. Development of knowledge and skill in teaching movement exploration, fundamental rhythm, sports skills, and games for elementary children. Observation and laboratory practice are included. 3 hours

 

3342 SPORTS OFFICIATING
Rules, principles, court and field mechanics involved in officiating team sports. (May be repeated for total of 4 hours: 2 hours each in football/volleyball and basketball/baseball/softball). 2 hours

 

3352 THEORY OF COACHING INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS
Emphasis on coaching major team sports. Instruction includes psychology of coaching; certification of coaches; finance and budgeting; purchase, care, and repair of equipment; methods of scheduling; rules of the sport; and fundamentals of offense and defense. (May be repeated for total of 8 hours: 2 hours each in baseball, basketball, football, and track & field). 2 hours

 

3402 psychological dimensions of physical education and sport
Examination of the psychological components of individual participation in physical education and sport. 2 hours

 

4102 ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Organizational and administrative procedures connected with physical education programs; program objectives; scheduling; construction and maintenance of facilities; personnel problems; program policies; and public relations. 2 hours

 

4212 ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Emphasis on the characteristics and needs of the physically challenged and how to best meet those needs in the elementary and secondary school setting. 2 hours.

 

4223 MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION IN PHYSICAL EDUCA­TION
Purpose and organization of tests and measurements with empha­sis on tests and physical fitness; skill ability; body mechanics and growth patterns; grading; standard procedures for evaluating test results. Laboratory experiences will be provided. 3 hours

 

4313 PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE
Physiological effects of exercise in relation to anatomical structure and organic function power of the human body. Prerequisite: PHED 2433 or permission of instructor. 3 hours

 

4430 SEMINAR
1-6 hours (may be repeated for total of 6 hours).

 

4880 SPECIAL TOPICS
Special topics in physical education. 1-4 hours (may be repeated for total of 6 hours).

 

4900 WORKSHOP
Related topics and problems in physical education. 1-6 hours (may be repeated for total of 9 hours with change in title and content).

 

4990 TUTORIAL
Independent study in physical education under faculty supervision. 1-4 hours (may be repeated for total of 9 hours with change in title and content).