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[1] Courses in Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPED)

1320 CONCEPTS OF LIFETIME HEALTH AND FITNESS A required general education health studies course
designed to help students adopt and maintain the behaviors associated with an active and healthy lifestyle. The course
uses a team-teaching approach between the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education and the Department of
Health Sciences. Primary methods of instruction include lecture/discussion, interactive video, student participation in a
health-risk appraisal, a behavior-change project, journal writing, fitness-assessment laboratories, a fitness prescription
and implementation, and required participation in a variety of physical activities. Students with disabilities limiting or
excluding participation in physical activities should contact the Office of Disability Support Services and enroll in
KPED 1191 and HED 2200 under the guidance of their advisor. To earn a passing grade for this course, students must
earn a passing grade in both the health and fitness sections. Fall, spring.

1350 INTRODUCTION TO ATHLETIC TRAINING A prerequisite course required of all students considering
athletic training as a major. This course introduces athletic training as a health care profession and outlines its history
and the role of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA), Board of Certification (BOC) and licensure in
professional practice. The course focuses on the professional preparation of athletic trainers and their role as health
care professionals and provides students with an understanding of the prevention, assessment, diagnosis, care,
management and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses. Students will be assessed on basic athletic training skills.
Lecture, discussion, laboratory, and required athletic training room observation. Prerequisite: BIOL 1400 or 1440 with
a grade of C or better. Fall.

2201 BASIC RHYTHMICS A course required of kinesiology and physical education majors. This course introduces
students to the development of sequential fundamental movement patterns, creative rhythms, singing games, basic folk,
round, and square dance. Lecture, activity, micro-teaches, and a required 15-hour field experience scheduled outside
of class meeting times. Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. On demand.

2203 GAMES FOR ELEMENTARY GRADES A course required of kinesiology and physical education majors.
This course introduces students to the sequential development of individual and group game skills through drills,
relays, line, circle, tag, lead-up, and classroom games. Lecture, activity, and a required 15-hour field experience
scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. On demand.
Note: Proficiencies are earned in the teaching courses KPED 2212, 2213, 2214, 2215 or 2216, 2222, 2223, 2224, 2225,
2226, 2227, 2228, and 2229. Refer to proficiency requirements outlined for each degree program and emphasis.

2212 TEACHING BOWLING AND GOLF An elective individual-sport course for kinesiology and physical
education majors. Course content is presented in two half-term sessions. The course emphasizes the rules, skills, and
strategies used to participate in and teach bowling and golf. Lecture, activity, micro-teaches, and a 10-hour field
experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. On demand.

2213 TEACHING ARCHERY AND BADMINTON An elective individual-sport course for kinesiology and physical
education majors. Course content is presented in two half-term sessions. The course emphasizes the rules, skills, and
strategies used to participate in and teach archery and badminton. Lecture, activity, micro-teaches, and a required 10-
hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. On
demand. Spring.

2214 TEACHING TENNIS An elective individual-sport course for kinesiology and physical education majors and
athletic training majors. This course emphasizes the rules, skills, and strategies used to participate in and teach tennis.
Lecture, activity, micro-teaches, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times.
Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. Fall, spring.

2215 TEACHING GYMNASTICS: WOMEN An elective individual-sport course of kinesiology majors and athletic
training majors. This course emphasizes the rules, skills, and strategies used to participate in and teach gymnastics.
Lecture, activity, micro teaches, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times.
Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. On demand.

2216 TEACHING GYMNASTICS: MEN An elective individual-sport course for kinesiology and physical education
majors and athletic training majors. This course emphasizes the rules, skills, and strategies used to participate in and
teach gymnastics. Lecture, activity, micro teaches, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class
meeting times. Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. On demand.

2222 TEACHING RACQUETBALL An elective individual-sport course for kinesiology and physical education
majors. This course emphasizes the rules, skills, and strategies used to participate in and teach racquetball. Lecture,
activity, micro teaches, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite:
Major or minor status or consent of instructor. On demand.

2223 TEACHING OUTDOOR EDUCATION AND RECREATIONAL GAMES A required course for kinesiology
and physical education majors. Course content is presented in two half-term sessions. The outdoor-education section
introduces students to a variety of individual and team self-testing activities while the recreational-games section
covers a variety of individual and dual games. Both sections emphasize the importance of and benefits from the
inclusion of these types of activities in the physical education curriculum and in the individual's use of leisure time.
Lecture, activity, micro-teaches, and a required field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite:
Major status or consent of instructor. Spring, summer.

2224 TEACHING SOCCER AND BASKETBALL An elective team-sport course for kinesiology and physical education majors and athletic training majors. Course content is presented in two half-term sessions. This course emphasizes the rules, skills, and strategies used to participate in and teach soccer and basketball. Lecture, activity,
micro teaches, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: Major
status or consent of instructor. Fall.

2225 TEACHING SOFTBALL AND SPEEDBALL An elective team-sport course for kinesiology and physical education majors and athletic training majors. Course content is presented in two half-term sessions. This course emphasizes the rules, skills, and strategies used to participate in and teach softball and speedball. Lecture, activity, micro teaches, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: major status or consent of instructor. Spring.

2226 TEACHING VOLLEYBALL AND TRACK AND FIELD An elective team-sport course for kinesiology and
physical education majors and athletic training majors. Course content is presented in two half-term sessions. The
course emphasizes the rules, skills, and strategies used to participate in and teach volleyball and track and field.
Lecture, activity, micro teaches, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times.
Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. Spring.

2227 TEACHING ROUND AND FOLK DANCE An elective course of kinesiology and physical education majors.
Course content is presented in two half-term sessions. The course emphasizes the history and fundamentals of round
and folk dancing from various countries as well as instruction and practice in the techniques of teaching dance in
educational, commercial and recreational settings. Lecture, activity, micro teaches, and a required 10-hour field
experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. On demand.

2228 TEACHING SQUARE DANCE An elective course for kinesiology and physical education majors. This course
emphasizes the history, skills, and techniques of square dancing and the techniques of calling square dance as well as
instruction and practice in the techniques of teaching dance in educational, commercial, and recreational settings.
Lecture, activity, micro teaches, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times.
Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. On demand.

2229 TEACHING BALLROOM DANCE An elective course for kinesiology and physical education majors. This
course covers the courtesies, techniques, and skills involved in ballroom dance as well as instruction and practice in the
techniques of teaching dance in educational, commercial, and recreational settings. Lecture, activity, micro teaches,
and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: Major status or consent
of instructor. On demand.

2250 INTRODUCTION TO DANCE AND RHYTHMICAL ACTIVITIES A required course for kinesiology and
physical education majors. This course provides students with a basic knowledge of several dance genres and
rhythmical activities as well as instruction and practice in the techniques of teaching dance in educational, commercial,
and recreational settings. Lecture, activity, cooperative learning, micro teaches, and a required 10-hour field
experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. Fall.

2255 EMERGENCY CARE IN ATHLETIC TRAINING This is a required course for athletic training majors. This
course provides students the opportunity to evaluate, treat, manage and simulate the delivery of emergency care for
acute injuries and illnesses. Lecture, discussion and laboratory experiences are required. Prerequisites: Admission to
the athletic training education program. Co-requisite: KPED 2353 and 2356. Spring.

2300 PRINCIPLES OF KINESIOLOGY AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION A core course for kinesiology and
physical education majors and athletic training majors. This course provides an overview of physical education,
exercise science, and athletic training and an examination of historical, biological, psychological, sociological, and
curricular foundations impacting the discipline. Lecture, activity, and required professional activities scheduled outside
of class meeting times. Prerequisites: Sophomore classification and major status or consent of instructor. Fall, spring.

2322 RECREATION LEADERSHIP An elective course for kinesiology and physical education majors. This course
introduces students to the skills and techniques needed to conduct a variety of school and community recreation
activities. Lecture, cooperative learning, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting
times. Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. On demand.

2340 MOTOR DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING A required course for kinesiology and physical education
majors. This course emphasizes a lifespan approach to the study of motor development and motor learning. The motor
development portion of the course emphasizes theories and task analysis focused on motor skill acquisition. The motor
learning and behavior section covers the processes underlying skilled performance, including how skill performances
are learned and how to apply the principles of performance and learning in teaching, coaching, and rehabilitation
settings. Lecture, laboratory, use of specialized computer software, videotapes, student presentations, and a required
10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisites: Admission to PETE or KPED
program or consent of instructor, Co-requisite KPED 3330. Fall.

2353 PREVENTION, RECOGNITION AND CARE OF GENERAL MEDICAL PATHOLOGY This is a
required course for athletic training majors. This course provides the opportunity for students to gain knowledge in the
assessment, treatment, management, and referral of patients with general medical conditions. Lecture, guest lecture,
discussion, and laboratory experiences. Prerequisites: Admission to the athletic training education program and NUTR
1300 with a grade of C or better. Co-requisites: KPED 2255 and 2356. Spring.

2356 ATHLETIC TRAINING PRACTICUM This is a required course for athletic training majors. Students will be
introduced to the roles and responsibilities of athletic trainers and other health care professionals. This course provides
students with the opportunity to gain experience applying assessments and treatments for general medical conditions
and for musculoskeletal injuries. Students complete clinical experiences at a variety of practicum sites. Lecture, guest
lecture, discussion, laboratory practice, and required clinical experience. Prerequisite: Admission to the athletic
training education program. Co-requisites: KPED 2255, 2353 and 3351. Spring.

2381 ANATOMICAL KINESIOLOGY A core course required of kinesiology majors, athletic training majors, and
students seeking a coaching endorsement. This course is a directed study of human anatomy with its adaptations to
biomechanical principles. In-depth study of the skeletal and articulation system and the muscular and nervous systems
along with other key anatomical structures and functions. Lecture and use of anatomical computer software by
students. Prerequisite: BIOL 1400 or 1410 with a grade of C or higher. Fall, spring, summer.

2395 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORT An elective course for
kinesiology and physical education majors, athletic training majors, and students seeking a coaching endorsement. This
course provides students with the opportunities to develop competency in the selection and use of computer hardware
and software pertinent to health and physical education, exercise science, athletic training, coaching, and sport. Lecture
and computer laboratory sessions. Laboratory sessions are designed to provide direct experience with keyboard data
entry using specialized software as well as the use of peripheral equipment. Prerequisites: Sophomore classification
and major status or consent of instructor. On demand.

3210 COACHING BASEBALL An elective course for kinesiology and physical education majors and students
seeking a coaching endorsement. This course emphasizes techniques of effective coaching, a study of the fundamentals
of baseball, the use of progressive drills, and team development for competitive baseball programs. Lecture,
simulations, discussion, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite:
Major status or consent of instructor. On demand.

3211 COACHING FOOTBALL An elective course for kinesiology and physical education majors and students
seeking a coaching endorsement. This course emphasizes techniques of effective coaching, the use of progressive
drills, a study of the basic offensive and defensive formations and patterns, and team development for competitive
football programs. Lecture, simulations, discussion, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class
meeting times. Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. On demand.

3212 COACHING BASKETBALL An elective course for kinesiology and physical education majors and students
seeking a coaching endorsement. This course emphasizes effective coaching techniques, the use of progressive drills, a
study of the basic offensive and defensive patterns, and team development for competitive basketball programs.
Lecture, simulations, discussion, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times.
Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. On demand.

3213 COACHING TRACK An elective course for kinesiology and physical education majors and students seeking a
coaching endorsement. This course emphasizes effective coaching techniques, the use of progressive drills, and team
development for competitive track and field programs. Lecture, simulations, discussion, and a required 10-hour field
experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. On demand.

3214 COACHING VOLLEYBALL AND GYMNASTICS An elective course for kinesiology and physical education
majors and students seeking a coaching endorsement. This course emphasizes effective coaching techniques, the use of
progressive drills, a study of the basic offensive and defensive volleyball patterns, and team development for
competitive volleyball and gymnastics. Lecture, simulations, discussion, and a required 10-hour field experience
scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. On demand.

3220 MOTOR SKILLS AND FITNESS ACTIVITIES FOR P-4 LEARNERS A required course for P-4 childhood
education majors and taken as part of the academic content block during the junior year. The course emphasizes the
development of skills, knowledge, disposition and strategies in activities appropriate for P-4 elementary physical
education programs. Lecture, cooperative learning, peer micro teaches, and a required field experience including
observation, participation and teaching in elementary physical education under the direct supervision of an elementary
physical education specialist. Prerequisites: Admission to teacher education; KPED 1320, ECSE 3400, and EDUC
3309. On demand.

3240 SECONDARY SCHOOL ATHLETIC PROGRAMS An elective course for kinesiology and physical
education majors and students seeking a coaching endorsement. This course provides fundamental knowledge of the
leadership and management skills necessary for the administration of secondary school athletics. Lecture, discussion,
guest speakers, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: Major
status or consent of instructor. On demand.

3301 ATHLETIC TRAINING CLINICAL EXPERIENCES I This is a required course for athletic training majors.
This course provides students with the opportunity to gain clinical experience in the assessment, diagnosis, care,
treatment, rehabilitation and management of injuries occurring to the lower extremities as well as additional experience
with the evaluation, treatment and referral of general medical conditions. Lecture, discussion, laboratory, and required
clinical experience. Prerequisites: KPED 2255, 2353, and 3351 with a grade of C or better and KPED 2356 with a
grade of B or better. Pre-/co-requisite: KPED 3382 with a grade of C or better. Fall.

3315 SPORTS OFFICIATING An elective course for kinesiology and physical education majors and students
seeking a coaching endorsement. This course examines the basic elements of sports officiating including interpretations
of rules and regulations and provides students with opportunities to fulfill the role of officials in a variety of sports.
Lecture, activity, simulations, and a required 15-hour officiating practicum scheduled outside of class meeting times.
Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. On demand.

3316 CURRICULUM A required course for kinesiology and physical education majors. This course is designed to
familiarize students with basic curricular theories, models, trends, and issues and the relationship between curriculum
and instructional strategies. Lecture, discussion, student presentations, professional portfolios, use of e-mail and
internet, and required field experiences. Prerequisites: Admission to PETE or KPED programs; junior classification;
and major status or consent of instructor. Spring.

3327 ATHLETIC TRAINING CLINICAL EXPERIENCES II This is a required course for athletic training majors.
This course provides students with the opportunity to gain clinical experience in the assessment, diagnosis, care,
treatment, rehabilitation and management of injuries occurring to the upper extremities as well as additional experience
with the evaluation, treatment and referral of general medical conditions. Lecture, discussion, laboratory, and required
clinical experience. Prerequisites: KPED 3301 with a grade of B or better and KPED 3354 with a grade of C or better.
Spring.

3330 PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR ELEMENTARY GRADES A required course for kinesiology and physical
education majors. This course helps students develop their knowledge and understanding of the planning, organization,
and instructional styles included in physical education at the early childhood and elementary school level. Lecture,
cooperative learning, peer micro teaches, and a required 15-hour field experience including observation, participation,
and teaching in elementary physical education under the direct supervision of an elementary physical education
specialist. Field experience is scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisites: Admission to PETE or KPED
program, junior classification; and major status or consent of instructor. Co-requisite KPED 2340. Fall.

3331 CARE AND PREVENTION OF EXERCISE AND SPORT INJURIES A required for kinesiology and
physical education majors and students seeking a coaching endorsement. This course introduces students to the broad
discipline of caring for exercise and sports injuries. Key topics of study include anatomy, evaluation, treatment,
rehabilitation techniques, emergency procedures and liability issues in athletics and activity. Lecture, discussion, and
laboratory. Laboratory sessions will introduce various wrapping and strapping techniques in addition to basic
rehabilitation procedures. Prerequisite: KPED 2381 or BIO 2405 or 2406 with a grade of C or better. On demand.

3335 THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE This is a required course for athletic training majors. This course will provide
students with the opportunity to develop psychomotor skills in the conditioning and rehabilitation of patients with
musculoskeletal conditions. Students will demonstrate their knowledge of the indications, contraindications, and
physiological effects of exercise and manual techniques. Primary methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, a
research project and required laboratory experiences. Prerequisites: KPED 1125, 1135 and 2353 with a grade of C or
better and KPED 2356 with a grade of B or better. Fall.

3345 THERAPEUTIC MODALITIES This is a required course for athletic training majors. This course will provide
students with the opportunity to develop psychomotor skills in the application of therapeutic modalities. Students will
demonstrate their knowledge of the indications, contraindications, and physiological effects of physical agents on the
healing process. Students will establish a sound rationale for selecting modality protocols that are appropriate for the
treatment of patients with musculoskeletal conditions. Primary methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, and
required laboratory experiences. Prerequisites: BIOL 2406 and KPED 3335 with a grade of C or better. Spring.

3351 EVALUATION TECHNIQUES FOR LOWER EXTREMITY This is a required course for athletic training
majors. This course provides the opportunity for students to gain knowledge and skill in the assessment, treatment,
management, and referral of patients with lower extremity injuries. Lecture, discussion, and required laboratory
experiences. Prerequisite: Admission to the athletic training education program. Spring.

3354 EVALUATION TECHNIQUES FOR UPPER EXTREMITY This is a required course for athletic training
majors. This course provides the opportunity for students to gain knowedge and skill in the assessment, treatment,
management, and referral of patients with upper extremity injuries. Lecture, discussion, and required laboratory
experiences. Prerequisite: KPED 3351 with a grade of C or better. Fall.

3363 ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION A required course for kinesiology and physical education majors. This
course provides basic information on disabling conditions and how to provide adapted physical education programs
based upon an individual's assessed needs. Lecture, discussion, and a required 10-hour clinical and field experience
scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisites: Admission to PETE or KPED program. Fall, summer.

3382 MECHANICAL KINESIOLOGY A core course required of kinesiology and physical education majors and
athletic training majors. This course is designed to develop students' understanding of the mechanical principles that
govern the effectiveness with which physical education, fitness, and sport skills are performed. Lecture, discussion,
and individual research projects. Prerequisites: PHYS 1400 or CHEM 1402 or 1450 with a grade of C or higher. Fall,
summer.

4230 FITNESS ASSESSMENT AND EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION A core course required of kinesiology and
physical education majors and athletic training majors. This course focuses on the foundations, theories, principles, and
measurement of physical fitness and in particular the means for conducting fitness testing and providing exercise
prescriptions. Students will learn how to screen subjects, assess physical fitness levels, and prescribe appropriate
exercise training based upon an individual's goals and assessed needs. Lecture, activity, simulations, and required field
experiences. Prerequisites: KPED 4300 major status or consent of instructor. Fall, spring, summer.

4300 EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY A core course required of kinesiology and physical education majors, and athletic
training majors and an elective for students with an allied health career interest. This course emphasizes the study of
muscular activity and the associated energy systems, the general effects of exercise on physiologic processes and body
functions, and the adaptations that occur as a result of physical exercise training. Lecture, laboratories, specialized
computer software and a research project. Prerequisites: KPED 2381 or BIOL 2405 or BIOL 2406 or consent of
instructor. Fall, spring, summer.

4301 ATHLETIC TRAINING CLINICAL EXPERIENCES III This is a required course for athletic training
majors. This course provides students with the opportunity to develop clinical experience in the assessment, diagnosis,
care, treatment, rehabilitation and management of injuries occurring in equipment intensive sports. Students will apply
their knowledge and skills in the management of on-field emergency injuries and illnesses. Students will demonstrate
an understanding of the principles regarding the fabrication, design, construction, maintenance, and reconditioning of
protective equipment. Students will demonstrate how to fit, fabricate and apply a variety of braces, protective padding
and taping techniques. Students will gain additional experience with the evaluation, treatment and referral of general
medical conditions. Lecture, discussion, laboratory, and required clinical experience. Prerequisites: KPED 3327 with a
grade of B or better and KPED 4325 with a grade of C or better. Fall.

4310 METHODS AND MATERIALS OF SECONDARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION A required course for
kinesiology and physical education majors. The application of instructional methods including writing and
implementing instructional objectives, performing task analysis, designing and implementing lesson plans, and
microteaching. Lecture, cooperative learning, physical activities, unit planning, and peer micro teaches. Clinical and
field experiences will be required. Prerequisites: Admission to PETE or KPED program and KPED 2340 and 3316,
Co-requsiite KPED 4380. Fall.

4315 PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT IN ATHLETIC TRAINING This is a required course for athletic training
majors taken during the final semester of enrollment. Students will explore current trends and issues in the profession
of athletic training. Students will develop methods for educating others about the profession. Students will gain
knowledge regarding the academic preparation, credentialing (certification and licensure) and continuing education
needed for the legal and ethical practice of athletic training. Primary methods of instruction include lecture, discussion,
and student presentations. Computer applications used in this course. Prerequisites: KPED 4301 with a grade of B or
better, KPED 4330 with a grade of C or better. Co-requisite KPED 4327. Spring.

4320 MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION IN HUMAN PERFORMANCE A required core course for
kinesiology and physical education majors and athletic training majors. This course focuses on the analysis of
theoretical and practical issues involved in evaluation of motor performance, behavior and knowledge. Interpretation
of research with an emphasis on statistical techniques is included. Lecture, discussion, laboratory experiences, and use
of statistical analysis software. Prerequisites: admission to PETE, KPED or ATE program; junior or senior
classification; and major status or consent of instructor. Spring.

4325 HEAD, NECK, AND SPINE INJURY MANAGEMENT This is a required course for athletic training majors.
This course provides the opportunity for students to gain knowledge and skill in the assessment, treatment,
management, and referral of patients with injuries to the head, neck, thoracic region and spine. Lecture, discussion, and
required laboratory experiences. Prerequisite: KPED 3354 with a grade of C or better. Spring.

4327 ATHLETIC TRAINING CLINICAL EXPERIENCES IV This is a required capstone course for athletic
training majors taken during the final semester of enrollment. Students will gain experience in off-campus clinical
sites. The primary method of instruction is an internship focusing on the transition of the learner from student to an
entry-level health care professional. Prerequisites: KPED 4301 with a grade of B or better, KPED 4330 with a grade of
C or better. Co-requisite: KPED 4315. Spring.

4330 ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT OF ATHLETIC TRAINING This is a required course for
athletic training majors. Students will be given the opportunity to explore management theories and strategies used in
athletic training facilities. Specific topics include employment practices, budgeting, inventory, record keeping, facility
design, occupational health and safety, computer applications, and legal issues. Lecture, discussion and projects.
Prerequisite: admission to the athletic training education program. Fall.

4351 PHYSICAL EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION An elective course for kinesiology and physical education
majors and those seeking a coaching endorsement. This course is designed to cover the organization, planning,
implementation, and administration of physical activity, sport, and exercise science programs in educational, clinical,
corporate, and community settings. Topics include the arrangement of units within the program, the process of
responsibility of leadership, public relations, budgets, and facilities. Lecture, discussion, case studies, and use of
specialized computer software. Prerequisites: KPED 2300, 2340, and 2381; junior or senior classification; and major
status or seeking a coaching endorsement. On demand.

4363 EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT IN ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION An elective course for
kinesiology and physical education majors. The course focuses on the development of evaluation and assessment skills
and exposure to specific research questions in the field of adapted physical education. Lecture, discussion, case studies,
and required field experience. Prerequisite: KPED 2300, 2340, and 2381; junior or senior classification; and major
status or consent of instructor. On demand.

4380 INTERNSHIP I: PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH Internship I is a required course for Kinesiology
and physical education majors. The internship occurs in a variety of settings where students gain experience in
organizing instruction, creating a productive learning environment, identifying and using community resources, and
developing professional behaviors. Prerequisite: admission to the PETE or KPED program, KPED 2340 and 3316, corequisite KPED 4310. Fall.

4390 SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN KINESIOLOGY AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION A course of directed study and
independent work in a chosen area in kinesiology and physical education, exercise science, or athletic training under
the supervision of a selected faculty member. Honors course. The primary instructional method is a mentor-protégé format. Prerequisites: minimum cumulative and departmental grade point average and consent of
instructor and chair regarding selected topic. On demand.

4395 SPORT IN AMERICAN SOCIETY A core course for kinesiology and physical education majors and athletic
training majors. This course emphasizes sport within a sociological context. Theories of sport and society will be
examined to analyze and explain various relationships existing between sport and American society. Particular
attention is directed toward sport and social groups, processes, forces, and institutions. Prerequisite: Junior or senior
classification. Fall, summer.

4171, 4271, 4371 WORKSHOP IN KINESIOLOGY AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION Specific topics/problems in
kinesiology and physical education with emphasis on current trends in physical education, exercise science and
athletic training. Primary instructional strategies will vary depending on topic. Variable credit (1-3 hours). On demand.
4690 INTERNSHIP II This course involves teaching under supervision in a public school setting. Requires full-day
involvement and seminars. Taken concurrently with KPED 4691. Prerequisites: Admission into the physical education
- teacher education program, completion of Internship I with a C or better, and successful completion of Praxis II
(Exam 0856 and 092). Spring.

4691 INTERNSHIP II This course involves teaching under supervision in a public school setting. Requires full-day
involvement and seminars. Taken concurrently with KPED 4690. Prerequisites: Admission into the physical education
- teacher education program, completion of Internship I with a C or better, and successful completion of Praxis II
(Exam 0856 and 092). Spring.