For more than 100 years, students have come to MTSU for the academics and atmosphere. Prerequisites: Admission to teacher education program; successful completion of YOED 2500, YOED 3000, YOED 3300 with a grade of B or better; overall grade point average maintained at a minimum of 2.75; grade point average in the major at a minimum of 2.50; and senior standing.
During this time she has been head of physical education in two secondary schools and most recently assistant headteacher, leading on National Challenge at a local comprehensive school. Crucial issues and trends affecting the fields of physical education, including issues of advocacy, legal liability, alternative teaching strategies, ethics and professionalism, diversity, classroom management, and career planning. Requires field experience in teaching physical education at an area elementary school.
Specific minors offered in the Department of Health and Human Performance are Athletic Coaching and Officiating, Driver and Traffic Safety Education, Communication Disorders, Health, Health and Physical Education, Health and Human Performance, Recreation, and Somatic Movement Education.
Pursuant to ORC 3301.079 (B) (3) and 3313.60, it is the responsibility of Ohio’s local boards of education to vet and approve curriculum and educational materials for use in the public schools within their district. As a graduate, you’ll become knowledgeable about aspects of physical education, particularly human development, and the breadth and potential of human movement education. In these areas, a planned sequence of learning experiences is designed to support a progression of student development. All initial teacher education programs are required to be reaccredited with the VIT every five years.
An in depth study of Hatha Yoga, including the eight stages, or limbs, of yoga as explained in the Yoga Sutras by Patanjali written around 200 to 300 B.C. Emphasis placed on asana (physical postures), pranayama (breathing techniques), and dyhana (meditation).