Health & Physical Education: All Grade

Health & Physical Education: All Grade (BS)

The Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education with Licensure (All Grade) is for those students seeking state licensure to teach physical education and health in an all grade (K-12) school system.

The Health and Physical Education with Licensure (All Grade) concentration equips candidates with theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field of health and physical education, ranging from fitness activities and training to advanced performance science and wellness to the study of the human body as related to the science of human movement to techniques and methods in teaching to the organization and administration of health and physical education, including accommodations and modifications for individuals with diverse needs. Those who pursue All-Grade School Licensure are qualified to teach health and physical education in grades K-12. The program requires completion of the Foundational Core, courses in the professional education core, health and physical education core, and additional studies for a minimum of 120 semester hours. A GPA of 2.9 is required for candidacy for SOE and a GPA of 3.0 upon completion of the program.

Degree Courses

  • Foundations of Education
  • Exceptional Children
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Assessment of Student Learning
  • Reading in the Content Areas
  • Secondary Practicum
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Fitness and Wellness
  • Foundations of Physical Ed
  • Health Education
  • Recreational Activities
  • Adaptive Physical Education

The biggest thing I took from OCU was the willingness to help someone. Whether it was professors or administrative members, EVERYONE was willing to make sure I got what I needed. As a teacher I think that is one of my best qualities and I got that from OCU.

Patrick Donnell

Teacher and Soccer Coach, Class of 2017, Physical Education and Health

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