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Human Performance: Physical Education

Chair: Dr. Garry Killgore, gkillgor, x2410, HHPA 219
Transfer Advisor: Dr. Dawn Graff-Haight, dghaight, x2641, HHPA 219
First-Year student contact: Dr. Dawn Graff-Haight, dghaight, x2641, HHPA 219

Physical Education, when combined with successful training through the Education Department, leads to basic teacher certification. The program prepares students for entry-level positions delivering physical education in accordance with national professional standards. Students who complete the program are prepared to take nationally recognized certifications in their discipline.

GUIDELINES FOR FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS

FALL SEMESTER:

  • Enroll in Physical Education major courses
    • Take 1 of the following paracurricular courses, 021, 039, 060, 062, 071, or MUSC 071, 072, 073, 074, 075, 080
    • EDUC 150 Foundations of Education
    • Enroll in an INQS (this may also be completed in Spring)
    • Linfield Curriculum
      • PSYC 101
      • HHPA 242
      • Other LC requirements of one of the following, CS, UQ, or VP

Meet with Physical Education first year contact before spring registration: Jeff McNamee (jmcname@linfield.edu)

SPRING SEMESTER:

  • Enroll in Physical education courses
    • Take 1 of the following paracurricular courses, 021, 039, 060, 062, 071, or MUSC 071, 072, 073, 074, 075, 080 
    • HHPA 183 Seminar in Health and Human Performance
    • EDUC 150 Foundations of Education (if not taken during Fall semester.)
    • BIOL 212 Human Anatomy/Lab
  • Enroll in an INQS if not completed in Fall 
  • Linfield Curriculum
    • PSYC 101
    • HHPA 242
    • Other LC requirements of one of the following, CS, UQ, or VP

MAJOR SPECIFIC ADVISING INFORMATION:

NOTES:

EDUC 150: Foundations of EducationIf you are planning to become a teacher, do the following: (a) consult the Student Handbook For Teacher Education (which you may obtain in the Education Dept. located in Potter Hall) for the requirements for entry into the teacher education program; (b) schedule an appointment with a member of the education faculty (Education Dept.) and discuss the requirements for entry into a teacher education program; (c) schedule the following courses during your freshman year because it is a prerequisite for admission to teacher education: 

INQS 125: Inquiry Seminar

Major and minor info: See 2014-2015 Course Catalog for more detailed descriptions on Major/Minor requirements.