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School Health Education - B.S.E. Program Requirements PDFDownload to print

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

I. DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE (1 credit)
Type Course Title Credits
  US 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1
II. MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (56 credits) Courses count in major GPA
Type Course Title Credits
  CI 47330 Reading and Writing in Adolescence/Adulthood 1 3
  CULT 29535 Education in a Democratic Society 1 3
  EPSY 29525 Educational Psychology 1 3
  HED 11570 Personal Health 1 3
    20000 Teaching Health to Young Learners 1 3
    21030 Introduction to Health Education 1 3
    21050 Health Education Theories 1 3
    32530 Drug Use and Misuse 1 3
WIC   32542 Methods and Applications of Health Education 1 5
    32544 Human Sexuality 1 3
    34050 Program Planning and Evaluation in Health Education 1 3
    42041 Health Coaching 1 3
    44543 Administration of School Health Programs 1 3
    44544 Sexuality Education Programs 1 3
    44550 Drug Abuse and Violence Education Programs 1 3
  ITEC 19525 Educational Technology 1 3
KBS NUTR 23511 Science of Human Nutrition 1 3
DD SPED 23000 Introduction to Exceptionalities 1 3
III. ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (18 credits)
Type Course Title Credits
KAD COMM 15000 Introduction to Human Communication 1 3
KSS/DD PSYC 11762 General Psychology 1 3
  Kent Core Composition 1 6-8
  Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning 3-5
  Kent Core Social Science (must be from two disciplines) 3
III. CONCENTRATION OR ADDITIONAL MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (45-82 credits)
  School Health Education - Additional Major Requirement (45)
  Health and Physical Education concentration (82)
MINIMUM TOTAL 120-157

1. A minimum C (2.000) grade must be earned.  A minimum C (2.000) grade must be earned in HED 32542 to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.

Licensure Requirement (not required for graduation):
Candidates seeking Ohio licensure are required to pass specific assessments in order to apply for licensure. See Ohio Department of Education-Educator Preparation website for more information on assessments specific to licensure type. Taking and passing the licensure tests prior to graduation is encouraged but not required.

 

School Health Education

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2014-2015 Roadmap.

I. ADDITIONAL MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (28 credits)Courses count in major GPA
Type Course Title Credits
  PEB 10035 Lifetime Fitness 2
  HED 11590 Community Health Education 1 3
ELR   42358 Student Teaching in Health Education 2 9
    49525 Inquiry Seminar into Professional Practice 1 3
  ITEC 47427
47430
Technology and Learning (3)
or Computer Applications in Education (3)
3
  Choose from the following: HED electives 1 8
  HED 32575 Consumer Health (3)  
    34060 Small Group Process (2)  
    42575 Health and Learning: Strategies for Students and Teachers (3)  
    44025 Women’s Health Issues (3)  
    46052 Stress: Recognition and Management (2)  
    46057 Advanced Human Sexuality (3)  
    47070 AIDS: Issues, Education and Prevention (3)  
ELR   48092 Field Experience in Health Education and Promotion (1-3)  
II. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS (17 credits)
KBS BSCI 10001 Human Biology 1 3
KHU/DG PHIL 11001
21001
Introduction to Philosophy (3) 1
or Introduction to Ethics (3) 1
3
KAD/DD PSYC 20651 Child Psychology 1 3
  Kent Core Basic Sciences Laboratory 1
  Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts (minimum one course from each) 6
  General Elective (lower or upper division) 1
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 45

1. A minimum C (2.000) grade must be earned
2. An S grade is required

 

Health and Physical Education Concentration

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2014-2015 Roadmap.

I. Concentration REQUIREMENTS (70 credits) Courses count in major GPA
Type Course Title Credits
KAD ATTR/EXSC 25057 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 1 + 3
ELR EDUC 49526 Student Teaching in Health/Physical Education 1 10
  HED 49525 Inquiry Seminar into Professional Practice 1 3
  PEP 15010 Introduction to Physical Education, Fitness and Sport 1 3
    15011 Development and Analysis of Invasion Games 1 3
    15015 Development and Analysis of Net Games 1 3
    15016 Development and Analysis of Target and Field Games 1 3
    15020 Fundamental Movement, Gymnastics and Dance 1 3
    25025 Teaching in Physical Education 1 3
    25026 Overview of Outdoor Pursuits and Adventure Education 1 3
    25033 Lifespan Motor Development 1 3
    35020 Fitness Education 1 3
    35084 Analysis of Motor Skills 1 3
    45037 Adapted Physical Education 1 3
    45051 Elementary School Physical Education Methods 1 3
    45053 Elementary School Physical Education Content 1 3
    45058 Secondary School Physical Education Methods 1 3
    45059 Secondary School Physical Education Content 1 3
    49525 Inquiry into Professional Practice in Physical Education 1 3
WIC SPAD 35065 History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity (3) 1 3
  Choose three courses from the following: 1 3
  PEB 10020 Develop and Conditioning (1)  
    10036 Fitness Walking (1)  
    10306 Jogging (1)  
    10403 Beginning Ballroom (1)  
    10413 Latin Dance (1)  
    11426 Varsity Sport Training and Conditioning (1)  
    11604 Beginning Karate (1)  
    11633 Ju-Jitsu (1)  
    11634 Self Defense (1)  
    11663 Beginning Yoga (1)  
    11664 Pilates (1)  
    11665 Zumba (1)  
    11666 Beginning Spinning (1)  
    11667 Boot Camp I (1)  
    11673 Intermediate Yoga (1)  
    11674 Intermediate Pilates (1)  
    11675 Zumba Toning (1)  
    12324 Weight Training (1)  
    12325 Women's Weight Training (1)  
    12424 Exercise/Weight Control (1)  
    12425 Nautilus Exercises (1)  
    13003 Dance Exercise (1)  
    13010 Judo-Ajudo (1)  
    13016 Cycling (1)  
    13040 Cardio Kickboxing (1)  
II. ADDITIONAL CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (12 credits)
Type Course Title Credits
  Kent Core Basic Science (must include one laboratory) 3-4
  Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts (minimum one course from each) 9
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 82

1. A minimum C (2.000) grade must be earned
+Students who have successfully completed BSCI 11010 Anatomy and Physiology in Allied Health I may use that course in place of ATTR/EXSC 25057 Human Anatomy and Physiology I.

Special Concentration Notes:

  • The School Health—Health and Physical Education program (pre-K-to-grade-12 licensure) is designed to be completed in five years and allows students to satisfy maximum 12 credit hours of program requirements with graduate courses.
  • The Health and Physical Education concentration, students need to provide evidence of certification in First Aid, CPR and a minimum equivalence to Level 5 competency in Red Cross swimming.