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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Curriculum

Page address: http://ahn.mnsu.edu/health/healthed/curriculum.html

Required Courses in General Education (22 Hours)

  • CHEM 106:  Chemistry of Life Process Part 1 (3) (GE)
  • FCS 140:  Introduction to Nutrition (3)
  • HLTH 101: Health and the Environment (GE)
  • HLTH 240: Drug Education (3)
  • HP 182: Aquatic Skills (1)
  • HP 291: Concepts of Fitness (2)
  • KSP 220W: Human Relations in a Multicultural Society (3)
  • PSYC 101: Introduction to Psychological Science (3)
General Education

This major has two General Education waivers: 1) 40 credits of General Education, and 3) BIOL 220: Human Anatomy and BIOL 310: Human Physiology to meet Goal are 3 lab requirement.

Remaining General Education Credits = 18

Pre-Requisites to the Major

  • BIOL 220:  Human Anatomy (4) (Prerequisite for BIOL 31, HP 348)
  • BIOL 310:  Basics of Human Physiology (4) (Prerequisite for HLTH 454, HP 414)

School Health Education Core Courses (21 Hours)

  • HLTH 210: First Aid and CPR (3)
  • HLTH 311: Family Life and Sex Education (3)
  • HTLH 320: School Health Education (3)
  • HLTH 410W: Current Health Issues (3)
  • HLTH 420W: Helath Teaching Methods (3) (HLTH 320 Prerequisite)
  • HLTH 451: Emotional Health and Stress (3)
  • HLTH 454: Chronic and Infectious Diseases (3) (BIOL 310 Prerequisite)

Physical Education Teacher Education Core Courses (24 Hours)

  • HP 202: Introduction to Teaching Physcail Education and Health (1)
  • HP 203: Fundamentals of Indoor and Outdoor Team Sports (2)
  • HP 204: Fundamentals of Individual and Dual Sports (2)
  • HP 205: Fundamentals of Rhythm and Dance (2)
  • HP 348: Structural Kinesiology and Biomechanics (3) (BIOL 220 Prerequisite)
  • HP 356: Methods of Elementary Physical Education (3)
  • HP 387: Methods of Secondary Physical Education (3)
  • HP 411: Developmental Adapted Physical Education (3)
  • HP 413: Lifespan Motor Development (2)
  • HP 414: Physilolgy of Exercise (3) (BIOL 310 Prerequisite)

If student has little or not exposure to lifetime physical activities (tennis, golf, badmiton, winter sports, or team sports) he or she is encouraged to take activity classes in these areas.

 Professional Education Core Courses (27 Hours) 

Level 1 or 2:

  • KSP 202: Technology Intergration in the Classroom (2)

Level 1:

  • KSP 222: Intro to the Learner (2)

Level 2: 

  • KSP 330: Planning, Instruction and Evaluation (5)

Level 3:

  • KSP 440: Creating Learning Environments (3)
  • KSP 442: Reading, Literacy & Differentiated Instruction (3)

Level 4:

  • KSP 464: Professional Seminar (1)
  • KSP 476: K-12 Student Teaching (11)

KSP 220W Human Relations in a Multicultural Society is included in the required general education section.  Therefore, total professional education credits counted in this section will be 27 instead of 30