Health and Fitness/Elementary or Secondary Major, Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAE)

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Students can choose either the Elementary or the Secondary Core.

This major satisfies the endorsement for preschool to grade 12.

Notes: 

  • must earn a minimum ≥2.8 in each required health and physical education course; must have a minimum cumulative GPA ≥2.8 in all university courses;
  •  this major takes more than 12 quarters at 15–16 credits a quarter; 
  • required–must be a member of a professional organization; 
  • each student is required to complete 40 hours of professional development per year while in the health and fitness program and be a member of the EWU Health and Fitness Majors Club.
Required Elementary Education Core
30–hour multicultural education field requirement
ART 390ART IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL3
EDUC 200
EDUC 303
EDUC 308
ADMISSION TO TEACHER EDUCATION
and FOUNDATIONS OF ASSESSMENT
and FOUNDATIONS OF ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT (these three courses must be taken concurrently)
7
EDUC 201INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION3
EDUC 304INTRODUCTION TO ELEMENTARY READING3
EDUC 310LITERACY METHODS, MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL4
EDUC 338
EDUC 339
LANGUAGE ARTS METHODS, MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
and SOCIAL STUDIES AND SCIENCE METHODS, MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (must be taken concurrently)
9
EDUC 420ADMISSION TO PROFESSIONAL CANDIDACY1
EDUC 423ELEMENTARY STUDENT TEACHING K-815
MATH 212STRUCTURE OF ELEMENTARY MATH II5
MTED 390METHODS OF TEACHING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MATHEMATICS5
MUSC 450INTEGRATING MUSIC INTO ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM COURSES3
PHED 390HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS3
PSYC 304EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY5
SPED 363INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION4
Required Health and Fitness Elementary Courses
HLED 193STANDARD FIRST AID AND SAFETY2
HLED 200ADMISSION TO HEALTH AND FITNESS2
HLED 201INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH AND WELLNESS3
HLED 250DRUGS, SOCIETY AND HUMAN BEHAVIOR3
HLED 365TEACHING METHODS IN HEALTH3
HLED 370PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH4
HLED 372APPLIED NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL FITNESS3
HLED 376CONSUMER HEALTH3
HLED 475SEX EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITY4
PHED 251MOTOR CONTROL AND LEARNING4
PHED 260SPORT SCIENCES FOR COACHING3
PHED 348ANATOMICAL/MECHAB KINESIOLOGY4
PHED 350PHYSIOLOGICAL KINESIOLOGY4
PHED 333GROUP EXERCISE /PERSONAL TRAINING2-3
or PHED 335 STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING PROLAB
PHED 336INDIVIDUAL SPORTS2
PHED 337TEAM SPORTS2
PHED 340RHYTHMS AND GAMES2
PHED 341ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ACTIVITIES2
PHED 342LIFELONG LEISURE ACTIVITIES2
PHED 365GENERAL METHODS AND PROCEDURES FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION3
PHED 370SPORT AND CULTURE4
PHED 375ASSESSMENT IN HEALTH AND FITNESS3
PHED 452ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION4
PHED 490SENIOR CAPSTONE: HEALTH AND FITNESS4
Total Credits142-143

Notes: 

  • must earn a minimum ≥2.8 in each required health and physical education course; must have a minimum cumulative GPA ≥2.8 in all university courses;
  • the above major takes more than 12 quarters at 15–16 credits a quarter; 
  • required–must be a member of a professional organization; 
  • each student is required to complete 40 hours of professional development per year while in the health and fitness program and be a member of the EWU Health and Fitness Majors Club.
Required Secondary Education Core
30–hour multicultural education field requirement
EDUC 200
EDUC 303
EDUC 309
ADMISSION TO TEACHER EDUCATION
and FOUNDATIONS OF ASSESSMENT
and FOUNDATIONS OF SECONDARY CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT (these three courses must be taken concurrently)
7
EDUC 201INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION3
EDUC 341SECONDARY STRATEGIES, MANAGEMENT, ASSESSMENT4
EDUC 413CONTENT AREA LITERACY: MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT FOR SECONDARY EDUCATION CANDIDATES4
EDUC 420ADMISSION TO PROFESSIONAL CANDIDACY1
EDUC 426SECONDARY STUDENT TEACHING 7-1215
PSYC 304EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY5
SPED 363INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION4
Required Health and Fitness Secondary Courses
HLED 193STANDARD FIRST AID AND SAFETY2
HLED 200ADMISSION TO HEALTH AND FITNESS2
HLED 201INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH AND WELLNESS3
HLED 250DRUGS, SOCIETY AND HUMAN BEHAVIOR3
HLED 365TEACHING METHODS IN HEALTH3
HLED 370PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH4
HLED 372APPLIED NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL FITNESS3
HLED 376CONSUMER HEALTH3
HLED 475SEX EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITY4
PHED 251MOTOR CONTROL AND LEARNING4
PHED 260SPORT SCIENCES FOR COACHING3
PHED 348ANATOMICAL/MECHAB KINESIOLOGY4
PHED 350PHYSIOLOGICAL KINESIOLOGY4
PHED 333GROUP EXERCISE /PERSONAL TRAINING2-3
or PHED 335 STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING PROLAB
PHED 336INDIVIDUAL SPORTS2
PHED 337TEAM SPORTS2
PHED 340RHYTHMS AND GAMES2
PHED 341ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ACTIVITIES2
PHED 342LIFELONG LEISURE ACTIVITIES2
PHED 365GENERAL METHODS AND PROCEDURES FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION3
PHED 370SPORT AND CULTURE4
PHED 375ASSESSMENT IN HEALTH AND FITNESS3
PHED 452ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION4
PHED 490SENIOR CAPSTONE: HEALTH AND FITNESS4
Total Credits115-116

For information on General Education, see Undergraduate Degree .

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

Note: see Education for additional SLOs.

  • understand health/physical education content and disciplinary concepts related to the development of a healthy/physically educated person;
  • understand how individuals learn and develop, and provide opportunities that support physical, cognitive, social and emotional development;
  • understand how individuals differ in their approaches to learning and create appropriate instruction adapted to these differences;
  • use and have an understanding of individual and group motivation and behavior to create a safe learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation;
  • use knowledge of effective verbal, nonverbal, and media communication techniques to enhance learning and engagement;
  • understand the importance of planning developmentally appropriate instructional units to foster the development of a healthy/physically educated person.