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 for Kinesiology major in Physical Education Teaching
|Year 1 or 2||Year 2, 3 or 4|
KIN 111: Foundations of Kinesiology and Sport
Required for admission to Education Program:
KIN 207: Systems Physiology
* You may see a full description of the courses by connecting to the catalogue here.
** All teaching majors should also consult the Education Department for additional specific requirements concerning courses, application and test deadlines.