Health and Human Performances Major with an Emphasis in Physical Education Teaching, B.S.

Course Title Credits
Total for Graduation 4122-126
General Education 138-42
Major HHP studies 2,364
Professional Education 220

Grades of “C” or better in all courses required for physical education teaching certification. Students must have a 2.65 overall G.P.A. for admission to teacher education and 2.75 in major and professional education courses for admission to student teaching. Students must have an "initial" and an "exit" physical fitness assessment, four tests each, on file in order to graduate.

Course Title Credits
General Requirements 1
General Education 138-42
HHP 2020First Aid/Accident Prevention/Community CPR2
HHP 2030Health Education2
HHP 2330Adventure Education2
HHP 2340Adventure Ed Facilitation Lab1
HHP 2410Team Sports2
or HHP 2510 Individual Sports
or HHP 3330 Lifetime Activities
or HHP 3400 Outdoor Activities
HHP 2510Individual Sports2
or HHP 3330 Lifetime Activities
or HHP 3400 Outdoor Activities
or HHP 2410 Team Sports
HHP 2720Anatomical Kinesiology2
HHPHHP Elective 2-3
Required Courses 2
HHP 3020Physiology of Exercise (4 cr)4
HHP 3040Adapted Aquatics2
HHP 3220Teaching Issues Relating to Alcohol, Drugs, and Sexuality2
HHP 3330Lifetime Activities2
or HHP 3400 Outdoor Activities
or HHP 2410 Team Sports
or HHP 2510 Individual Sports
HHP 3510Assessment and Screening in Physical Education2
HHP 3370Fitness Testing and Prescription4
HHP 3720Biomechanical Kinesiology4
HHP 3830Perceptual Motor Learning and Motor Development2
HHP 3850Nutrition2
HHP 3920Emotional Health2
HHP 3950Human Nutrition3
HHP 4320Consumer Health2
HHP 4330Organization, Administration, and Curriculum of Physical Education and Health3
HHP 4520Injury Prevention and Treatment2
HHP 4940Seminar in Community and Environmental Health Education3
Mathematics Competency 1
MATH 1830Elementary Statistics3
Science Course 3
Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology (4 cr)
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
Professional Education Courses 2
Additional courses needed:
TEACHING 1230Introduction to Education2
HHP 2320Introduction to Exercise Science and Health Promotion2
HHP 3010Technology in Health and Physical Education2
HHP 3430Teaching Children with Exceptional Abilities in Health and Physical Education3
HHP 3440Elementary Physical Education Teaching Methods3
HHP 3500Methods in Teaching Health Education3
HHP 4230Methods in Middle/Secondary Physical Education3
HHP 4530Practicum in Adapted Physical Education3
TEACHING 2130Human Growth and Development3
or PSYCHLGY 3130 Child Psychology
or PSYCHLGY 3230 Adolescent Psychology
or PSYCHLGY 2730 Life Span Developmental Psychology
TEACHING 3440Equity Education & Culturally Relevant Pedagogy in the Multicultural Classroom3
TEACHING 4660Student Teaching B-2112
State of Wisconsin 860 Licensure/Adapted Physical Education
The following courses will satisfy the DPI requirements for an 860 Physical Education/Special Education three-year licensure (licensure in adapted physical education): (10 credits)
Teaching Children with Exceptional Abilities in Health and Physical Education
Assessment and Screening in Physical Education
Perceptual Motor Learning and Motor Development
Practicum in Adapted Physical Education
Total Credits129

1   General Education requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree.  The HHP major with an emphasis in Physical Education Teaching does not require the “Wellness” (1 cr) or the “Physical Activity” (1 cr) listed.  Completion of BIOLOGY 2340 and HHP 3020 will meet the “Natural Sciences” requirement and one of the following (TEACHING 2130, PSYCHLGY 3130, or PSYCHLGY 3230) will meet the “Additional Natural Science, Mathematics, or Social Science” requirement.  MATH 1830 is required due to being a prerequisite of the upper division Exercise Science courses. All of these courses including ENGLISH 1130, ENGLISH 1230 and “Speech” classes require a “C“ or better.  See the Admission to the School of Education Requirements for further details.

2   Grade of “C“ or better required.

3   Grade of “C-“ or better required in the Science Course.

4   Students must have a 2.65 overall G.P.A. for admission to teacher education and 2.75 or higher in major and professional education courses for admission to student teaching.  Students must have an “initial” and an “exit” physical fitness assessment, four tests each, on file in order to graduate. 120 credits or above required for all UW-Platteville majors.