Physical Education (PreK-12)
Teacher candidates in Physical Education complete an approved program of coursework, field experiences, and other requirements leading to the application for an initial Provisional Ohio Teaching License for grades PreK-12 Physical Education. Candidates major in Physical Education in the Department of Human Performance and Sports Sciences. Other coursework includes general education classes such as English, philosophy, art, science, mathematics, and others, as well as professional education coursework in culture and schooling, developmental psychology, exceptional learners, technology, curriculum, classroom strategies, methods of teaching, and more. In addition, candidates spend time throughout the program in local classrooms completing professional experience requirements.