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Physical Education K-12 Course Requirements

Major Requirements

69 Credit Hours

Course Prefix and Number

Course Name

Credit per Course

BI210 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BI215 Anatomy & Physiology II 3
KN305 Exercise Physiology 4
KN306 Biomechanics 4
ED103 Foundations of Education Professionalism 3
PE150 Invasion & Target Games 1
PE151 Net/Wall Sports & Fielding/Run-scoring Sports 1
PE191 Physical Fitness Activity 1
PE193 Gymnastics, Rhythm/ Dance Activities 1
PE194 Cooperatives Games & Adventure Activities 1
PE262 Motor Development 3
PE264 Instructional Approaches for Diverse Learners 3
PE299 Second Year Seminar 0.5
PE317 Methods of Elementary Physical Education 3
PE318 Methods of Teaching Health for Middle & Secondary Schools 3
PE324 Curriculum Planning & Practice 3
PE327 Adapted / Special Physical Education 3
PE350 Methods of Teaching Invasion & Target Games 3
PE351 Methods of Teaching Net/Wall and Fielding/Run-scoring Sports 3
PE399 Pre-Students Teaching Seminar in Physical Education 0.5
PE403 Assessment & Statistics in Physical Education 3
PE405 Student Teaching: Physical Education Semester 1 3
PE413 Student Teaching: Physical Education Semester 2 9
PE464 Reflective Teacher – Semester 2 of Student Teaching 3 (in core)

Major Electives

15 Credit Hours

Choose one content area (five courses) or three courses from concentration area and three from Driver’s Education.

Health, Math, English, History, Science, or KN
1st course in 2nd teaching field
2nd course in 2nd teaching field
3rd course in 2nd teaching field
4th course in 2nd teaching field
5th course in 2nd teaching field
6th course in 2nd teaching field


Driver’s Education

Students may take the following courses beyond their degree requirements in order to qualify for the driver’s education certification (applies to Delaware, but may be accepted by other states).

  • SE302 In-the-Car Training
  • SE303 Methods and Materials in the Classroom

Wesley College does not award certifications, it is the student’s responsibility to forward any required materials to the licensure and certification bodies.

Proposed Course Schedule