Aug 13, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 ARCHIVED 
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 ARCHIVED [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physical Education, B.S.E.

The Physical Education Major for Bachelor of Science in Education prepares graduates to teach physical education in elementary, middle and secondary schools and provides the courses necessary for certifi cation in K-12 Educational Technology Endorsement as well as in an additional minor of the student’s choice.

System-wide General Education Requirement (30 Credits)

Majors must take PSYC 101  and BIOL 151  as part of the System-wide General Education Requirement.

Institutional Graduation Requirement (11 Credits)


Students should complete professional education coursework (see below) concurrently with general education and content major coursework.

Supporting Science and Technology Component (7 Credits)

Minor Requirement (18 Credits)

Professional Education Courses (32 Credits)

1 No grade less than a “C” and must be completed prior to admission to Teacher Education.

2 Requires field experience.

Pre-Professional Block


Admission to the Teacher Education Program is required for the remaining courses. Requirements for Admission to the Teacher Education Program are found earlier in the College of Education section.

Early Professional Block

Student Teaching Semester

Admission to Student Teaching is required for enrollment in ED 488 . See Approval for Student Teaching  in College of Education section. SEED 401 and SEED 440  are taught in a compressed format during the first four weeks of the semester and are usually taken in the same semester as student teaching.

Minor/Endorsement Programs

(Minors leading to South Dakota certification)

See Education Endorsement Programs  in College of Education section for a list of all available minor/endorsement programs for K-12 and secondary education majors.