The concentration in adapted physical education prepares the student for a position in the
field, provides a background for graduate study and offers elective opportunities for physical
education majors. The concentration in adapted physical education prepares the student to
work with all children in any setting.
The concentration is completed in conjunction with the physical education teacher education major and requires 12 credits of adapted physical education classes. Five of the 12 credits can be applied to the physical education major elective pool. PEP 485 can be waived if at least 50 percent of the 10-credit student teaching requirement for teacher certification involves pupils with unique physical education needs.
Admission: The adapted physical education concentration is open to any major in physical
education and who has successfully completed PEP 441.
A. Requirements for the concentration
Student must be pursuing the academic major in physical education and teacher certifica-
tion program in physical education.
B. Course Prerequisites/Corequisites
PSY 101 Principles of Psychology or Equivalent 3
PEP 445 Adapted Physical Education 3
C. Adapted Physical Education Required Courses
PEP 481 Instructional Strategies in Adapted Physical Education 3
PEP 482 Adapted Physical Activity and Sport 3
PEP 484 Introduction to Program Planning in
Adapted Physical Education 3
PEP 485 Adapted Physical Education Practicum 3
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