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Course Requirements for a Bachelor's Degree in EC-12 Physical Education Certification (Kinesiology Major)

I. General Studies Requirements B.A. B.S.
Developing A Christian Mind 3 3
DCM 2301
English 12 9
ENGL 1301, 1302, 2301, and/or 2302
Fine Arts 3 3
FINE 1306
Foreign Language 6-14* 0
*(B.A.) Six hours at the 2000 level if adequate prerequisites are met.
Foundations for Excellence 0-1 0-1
FOUN 1101 is required of all first-year and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours. (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count toward these 15 credit hours.)
History 6 6
HIST 1301 and 1302
Kinesiology 0-2 0-2
KNES 1101 and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived.
Mathematics 3-4 3-4
MATH 1303 or 1405 [Math Advising Tool (eMAT) required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite.]
Natural Science 4 12
(B.A.) PHSC 1401
(B.S.) BIOL 2405
(S-L), BIOL 2406 (S-L), PHSC 1401
Religion 6-9 6-9
RELI 1301, 1302, and three additional credit hours depending on credit hours transferred at time of initial enrollment.
Social Science 3 3
POLS 2301
Total General Studies Requirements 46-61 45-52
II.  Professional Responsibility
ECHE 4360 Foundations for Early Childhood Education 3 3
EDUC 1017 Introduction to Teacher Certification* 0 0
EDUC 3302 Development of Infants, Children, and Adolescents (S-L) 3 3
EDUC 3313 Foundations of Teaching* 3 3
EDUC 4021 EC-12 Pedagogy & Professional Responsibilities Seminar 0 0
EDUC 4312 Teaching Special Populations (S-L) 3 3
EDUC 4313 Discipline and Classroom Management in Culturally Diverse Settings (S-L) 3 3
EDUC 4314 Best Practices in Teaching (S-L) 3 3
EDUC 4320 Instructional Technology* 3 3
EDUC 4608 Clinical Teaching* 6 6
READ 4331 Reading in the Content Area* 3 3
Total Professional Responsibility Requirements 33 33
III.  Academic Major Requirements
BIOL 2405 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
(BA only)
4 0
KNES 2301 Foundations and Trends in Kinesiology 3 3
KNES 2305 Coaching Today's Athlete 3 3
KNES 2309 Adapted Kinesiology (S-L) 3 3
KNES 3303 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3 3
KNES 3305 Measurement and Evaluation in Kinesiology 3 3
KNES 3326 Psychology of Motor Learning and Skill Development 3 3
KNES 3345 Pedagogy of Kinesiology and Health 3 3
KNES 4010 Kinesiology EC-12 Seminar 0 0
KNES 4301 Exercise Physiology 3 3
KNES 4302 Organization and Administration of Kinesiology and Athletic Programs 3 3
KNES 4303 Biomechanics 3 3
 
Plus 3 activity courses (KNES 1102-1122) in addition to the general studies requirements. 3 3
 
Total Academic Major Requirements 37 33
IV.  Electives
Sufficient to complete 123-credit hour minimum for bachelor's degree, including 42 upper-level credit hours. 0-7 5-12
TOTAL DEGREE PLAN REQUIREMENTS 123 123
 
*Indicates Signature Course requiring download of Signature Assessments in TaskStream Reminder.
 
NOTE: Degree plan subject to adjustment as state policy changes.
 
Retention in the Educator Preparation Program:
Students must maintain and graduate with an overall institutional GPA of 3.0 and must maintain and graduate with an institutional GPA of 3.0 in their teaching fields/academic concentrations.
 
Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University
DBU requires a minimum institutional cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0.
 
(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.
 


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B.A. Core Subjects Early Childhood - 6/M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language
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B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology/M.Ed. Kinesiology
B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology (EC-12 Physical Education Teacher Certification) /M.Ed. Kinesiology
B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology (Exercise Science)/M.Ed. Kinesiology
B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology/M.Ed. Kinesiology (EC-12 Physical Education Teacher Certification)
B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology/M.S. Kinesiology
B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology (Exercise Science) /M.S. Kinesiology

 

 

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