Physical Education (7-12) and Health Education (7-12)

Candidates seeking secondary education teacher certification with endorsements in physical education (7-12) and health education (7-12), must complete the university general education requirements, the professional education sequence, and the following endorsement area requirements.

Requirements

Professional Education Sequence
TED 2100EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS3
TED 2200HUMAN RELATIONS FOR BIAS-FREE CLASSROOMS3
TED 2300HUMAN GROWTH AND LEARNING3
TED 2400PLANNING FOR EFFECTIVE TEACHING6
Physical Education (7-12) Endorsement
PE 1800FITNESS FOR LIVING3
PE 2220THEORY AND PRACTICE OF TEACHING RESISTANCE TRAINING2
PE 2310TEACHING GAMES 13
PE 2320TEACHING GAMES 23
PE 2330OUTDOOR/ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES3
BMCH 2400HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY & ANATOMY I4
PE 2430FOUNDATIONS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION3
PE 2800MOTOR BEHAVIOR3
PE 3300TEACHING DANCE IN THE SCHOOLS3
PE 4000TEACHING & CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN SECONDARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION3
PE 4150ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION THEORY AND PRACTICE3
BMCH 4630BIOMECHANICS3
PE 4930MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION3
PE 4940PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE3
HED 3030FIRST AID3
PHYS 1110
PHYS 1154
GENERAL PHYSICS I WITH ALGEBRA
and GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY I
5
PEA 111VBEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE SWIMMING1
SPED 3800DIFFERENTIATION AND INCLUSIVE PRACTICES3
TED 4600CLINICAL PRACTICE AND SEMINAR: ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY LEVEL12
Select 1 credit hour from: PEA 111A - PEA 111Z or PEA 112A - PEA 112S1
Total Credits82

Health Education 7-12 Endorsement

The health education program is designed to prepare candidates for health education positions in secondary schools. The following hours are required for this endorsement:

HED 1500FOUNDATIONS IN PUBLIC HEALTH3
HED 2070DRUG AWARENESS3
HED 2310HEALTHFUL LIVING3
HED 2850STRESS MANAGEMENT3
HED 3030FIRST AID3
HED/WGST 3080HEALTH CONCEPTS OF SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT3
HED 4000METHODS AND MATERIALS IN HEALTH EDUCATION3
HED 4060SCHOOL HEALTH PROGRAMS3
HED 4960HEALTH EDUCATION - PLANNING AND ORGANIZATION3
BMCH 2400HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY & ANATOMY I4
TED 3550SECONDARY CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT3
TED 3690LITERACY AND LEARNING3
Total Credits37

Supplemental Coaching Endorsement

To receive a coaching endorsement, a candidate must possess or simultaneously receive teacher certification.

Physical education (K-6, 7-12) candidates must complete the following requirements:

PE 3040PREVENTION AND CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES3
PE 4500BEHAVIORAL ASPECTS OF COACHING3
PE 3480ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF ATHLETICS3
Select two of the following:6
SOCCER COACHING THEORY & PRACTICE
SOFTBALL COACHING THEORY AND PRACTICE
VOLLEYBALL COACHING THEORY AND PRACTICE
WRESTLING COACHING THEORY AND PRACTICE
BASEBALL COACHING THEORY AND PRACTICE
FOOTBALL COACHING THEORY AND PRACTICE
TRACK AND FIELD COACHING THEORY AND PRACTICE
BASKETBALL COACHING THEORY AND PRACTICE
PE 3800HOCKEY COACHING THEORY3
Coaching practica in two different sports:2
COACHING PRACTICUM
Total Credits20

Other, non-physical education teaching majors must complete:

HED 3030FIRST AID3
PE 3010SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES OF COACHING3
PE 3040PREVENTION AND CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES3
PE 3480ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF ATHLETICS3
Select two of the following:6
SOCCER COACHING THEORY & PRACTICE
SOFTBALL COACHING THEORY AND PRACTICE
VOLLEYBALL COACHING THEORY AND PRACTICE
WRESTLING COACHING THEORY AND PRACTICE
BASEBALL COACHING THEORY AND PRACTICE
FOOTBALL COACHING THEORY AND PRACTICE
TRACK AND FIELD COACHING THEORY AND PRACTICE
BASKETBALL COACHING THEORY AND PRACTICE
Coaching practica in two different sports:2
COACHING PRACTICUM
Total Credits20

The Nebraska State Board of Education has authorized the issuance of special services certificate in coaching for non-teachers. A student may qualify for the special services certificate in coaching after taking the following courses:

HED 3030FIRST AID3
PE 3010SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES OF COACHING3
PE 3040PREVENTION AND CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES3
TED 2200HUMAN RELATIONS FOR BIAS-FREE CLASSROOMS3
Total Credits12

There will not be a record on your transcript regarding a coaching certificate. These courses have been selected by the Nebraska Department of Education as those qualifying non-teachers for the Special Services Certificate in Coaching. A student completing these courses must apply for the certificate directly through the Nebraska Department of Education. For more information please contact Teacher Certification, Nebraska Department of Education at 402-471-0739 or http://www.education.ne.gov/.

Supplemental Adapted Physical Education Endorsement (PK-12)

To receive an adapted physical education endorsement, a candidate must possess or simultaneously receive teaching certification. Candidates seeking the adapted physical education endorsement must complete:

PE 2800MOTOR BEHAVIOR3
PE 3350TEACHING & CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN ELEMENTARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION3
PE 4150ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION THEORY AND PRACTICE3
PE 4170MOTOR ASSESSMENT AND PRESCRIPTION3
PE 4180PRACTICUM IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR THE DISABLED CHILD3
PE 4260INCLUDING INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITES IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION3
PE 4000TEACHING & CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN SECONDARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION3
PEA 112BADAPTIVE AQUATICS1
SPED 4710INTERACTIONS AND COLLABORATION3
SPED 1500INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION3
Total Credits28