Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Physical Education Department

Department Chair, Jason H. Foster

Faculty

Andrew S. Belleman, MAEd

Jason H. Foster, M.A.

Jeana L. Howald, MEd

Brian D. Humphrey, MS

Paul P. Swanson, MA

Keith D. Veale, MA

Physical Education Program Objectives

The courses and curriculum of the physical education program are designed to achieve the following student outcomes:

  • demonstrate an understanding of physical activity and lifestyle choices to achieve optimal health;
  • demonstrate the knowledge and skills to meet State of Ohio licensure requirements for teaching physical education and health in preschool through secondary school settings;
  • construct and present an organized unit plan and individual lesson plans in health and physical education settings;
  • demonstrate knowledge of the world of sport;
  • conceptualize and organize activities appropriate in sport management settings.
  • demonstrate knowledge of the world of exercise studies
  • prescribe, interpret and evaluate exercise programs and related fitness testing essentials

Physical Education Departmental Programs

Associate of Applied Science in Fitness Management

Required Courses

PED1022 First Aid and CPR

2

PED1093 Foundations of Physical Education

3

PED2003 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology

3

PED2023 Athletic Training

3

PED3033G Personal Health

3

PED3013 Fitness Testing

3

PED3063 Administration of Athletics, Physical Education and School Health Programs

3

MAN2003 Principles of Management

3

Elective Courses

Physical education electives

9

(3 hours selected from courses numbered 3000 and above.)

 

Total

32 Hours

Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Studies

Required Courses

PED1002G Principles of Health and Fitness

2

PED1022 First Aid and CPR

2

PED1093 Foundations of Physical Education

3

PED2003 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology

3

FCS2012G Contemporary Nutrition

2

PED2023 Athletic Training

3

PED3003 Sports Psychology

3

PED3013 Fitness Testing

3

PED3033G Personal Health

3

PED3043 Community Health

3

PED4003 Kinesiology

3

PED4013 Physiology of Exercise

3

PED4063 Educational Tests and Measurements

3

PED4073 Advanced Exercise Studies

3

Total

39 Hours

The student with a major in exercise studies must complete a minor in another discipline.

Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education/Health Education

Note: Candidates who wish to teach in adolescent to young adult education, in multi-age education, or in career-technical settings must complete general education and professional education courses which are listed in the School of Education and Professional Studies section of this catalog.

Required Courses

PED1002G Principles of Health and Fitness

2

PED1022 First Aid and CPR

2

PED1093 Foundations of Physical Education

3

PED2003 Introduction to Human Anatomy and
Physiology

3

FCS2012G Contemporary Nutrition

2

PED2023 Athletic Training

3

PED2063 Pedagogy in Health and Physical Education

3

PED3033G Personal Health

3

PED3043 Community Health

3

PED3053 Individual and Team Sports

3

PED3063 Administration of Athletics, Physical
Education and School Health Programs

3

PED4003 Kinesiology

3

PED4013 Physiology of Exercise

3

PED4023 Content Area Teaching Methods in Physical Education and Health

3

PED4063 Educational Tests and Measurements

3

Required Education Courses

46

Total

88 Hours

Bachelor of Arts in Sports Management

Required Courses

PED1002G Principles of Health and Fitness

2

PED1022 First Aid and CPR

2

PED1093 Foundations of Physical Education

3

PED2003 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology

3

MAN2003 Principles of Management

3

PED2013 Sports Information Services

3

PED2093 Sports and Society

3

PED3003 Sports Psychology

3

MAN3033 Human Resource Management

3

MAR3033 Principles of Marketing

3

PED3063 Administration of Athletics, Physical Education and School Health Programs

3

PED3073 Sports Management I

3

PED4053 Sports Management II

3

Total

37 Hours

The student with a major in sports management must complete a minor in another discipline.

Exercise Studies Minor

PED1022 First Aid and CPR

2

PED1093 Foundations of Physical Education

3

PED2003 Introduction to Human Anatomy and
Physiology

3

PED2023 Athletic Training

3

PED3013 Fitness Testing

3

PED4003 Kinesiology

3

PED4013 Physiology of Exercise

3

Total

20 Hours

Sports Management Minor

PED1022 First Aid and CPR

2

PED1093 Foundations of Physical Education

3

PED2003 Introduction to Human Anatomy and
Physiology

3

PED2023 Athletic Training

3

PED3063 Administration of Athletics, Physical Education and School Health Programs

3

Select one of the following:

3

PED2093 Sports and Society

 

aPED3003 Sports Psychology

 

Select one of the following:

3

MAN2003 Principles of Management

 

MAR3033 Principles of Marketing

 

MAN3033 Human Resource Management

 

Total

20 Hours