Students completing the required kinesiology coursework, as well as coursework required for a major in secondary or elementary education, may apply to the State of Iowa for teaching licensure. Courses included for licensure present students with intellectually challenging experiences, as well as 30 hours of practicum experience within area public school physical education programs, thus allowing students to apply their teaching philosophies and methodology in real-world settings.

Recommended Course Sequence

Year 1 or 2 Year 2, 3 or 4

KIN 111 & 206
INT 201
EDU 205, 215, 230 & 240 (required for admission to Education Program)

Electives: KIN 212 or 215

KIN 207, 309, 311, 318, 327 & 334
KIN 324 or KIN 331 depending on alternate year offering

Electives:KIN 207, 334, 362, 368

 

** All teaching majors should also consult the Education Department for additional specific requirements concerning courses, application and test deadlines.