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Physical Education, Health and Coaching Endorsement*

K-12 Endorsement

Program Details

This 45-credit hour endorsement prepares Physical Education and Health teachers as well as Coaches at both the elementary and the secondary levels.  This interdisciplinary endorsement program will strongly emphasize Heath and Wellness.  Professors in Health Science, Education, Pharmacy, Biology, Psychology and Sociology will provide course offerings.  

Core Courses

BIO 18

Human Anatomy and Physiology

BIO 145


BIO 133

Medical and Sports Biomechanics


EDUC 002/202

PE Principles and Administration

EDUC 005/205

Education for Personal Wellness

EDUC 100/200

Movement Education

EDUC 156/256

Adaptive Physical Education

EDUC 172/272

Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

EDUC 173/273

Theory of Coaching

HSCI 140

Patient Assessment

HSCI 144

Intro to Public Health

PSY 001

Intro to Psychology

PSY 028

Drugs and Behavior

SCSS 050
SCSS 076
SPED 172

Intimate Relations

Making Families Public

Families, Communities, Schools

EDUC 123/223

PE and Health Methods

EDUC 154/254

Methods of Secondary Health and PE

Recommended Course

PSY 124 Health Psychology       

Program Options

The Physical Education, Health and Coaching Endorsement is available in combination with the following degree programs:

Program Contact

Catherine Gillespie, PhD
Associate Dean
1-800-44-DRAKE, x4602

*Undergraduate Endorsement Only

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