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Exercise and Sport Science Education (BS)

Hours — 63-83 Credit Hours
Effective Sep. 2019
Last Revision 6/12/2020

Program Requirements


Core Requirements — 33-34 Credits

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
EXS 330 Principles of Exercise and Sports Science F, S 3.0
MATH 121 Principles of Statistics F, W, S 3.0
BIOL 260/L Human Anatomy/Lab F, W 4.0
BIOL 261/L Human Physiology/Lab F, W 4.0
EXS 164
EXS 265
Life Saving
Water Safety Instruction
F, W, S
S
2.0
2.0
EXS 340 Motor Learning F, W 3.0
EXS 341 Biomechanics F, W 3.0
EXS 344/L Physiology of Exercise/Lab W, S 3.0

Choice of 2 EXS 100-level Beginning Sport Content Classes — 2 Credits

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
EXS 1__ 1.0
EXS 1__ 1.0

Choice of 4 EXS 200-level Sports Fundamentals — 4 Credits

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
EXS 2__ Sports Fundamental 1.0
EXS 2__ Sports Fundamental 1.0
EXS 2__ Sports Fundamental 1.0
EXS 2__ Sports Fundamental 1.0

Choice of 1 Additional EXS 369R Coaching Fundamental Individual Sport OR 2 more EXS 200-level Sports Fundamentals — 2-3 Credits

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
EXS 369R OR Coaching Fundamental F, W, S 3.0
EXS 2__ Sports Fundamental 1.0
EXS 2__ Sports Fundamental 1.0


    Physical Education Emphasis — 9-10 Credits

    Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
    EXS 369R Coaching Fundamentals in Selected Sports F, W, S 3.0
    EXS 377 OR Teaching Methods of Physical Education W - odd years 3.0
    SCED 350 General Methods for Secondary Teachers F, W 2.0
    HLTH 441 Health in Secondary School W 2.0
    EXS 441 Adapted Physical Education S 2.0


    Physical Education Certification — 21-39 Credits

    Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
    EDU 212 Foundations of Education F, W, S 2.0
    EDU 200 Human Growth and Learning in Schools F, W, S 3.0


    Recommended Elective:

    Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
    HWST 101 Introduction to Hawaiian Studies
    (Required for Hawaii License Track)
    F, W, S 3.0
    EDU 340 Multiculturalism & Culturally Responsive Teaching Through Sheltered Instruction
    (Required for International Track)
    F, W 2.0


    Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
    SPED 300 Education of Exceptional Students F, W, S 3.0
    EDU 305 Computer and Technology Assisted Instruction F, W, S 2.0
    EDU 312 Effective Pedagogy F, W, S 3.0
    EDU 385 Education Assessment in the Classroom F, W, S 3.0
    SCED 401 A Multicultural Approach to Reading in the Content Area F, W 3.0
    SCED 430 Classroom Management in Secondary Contexts F, W 2.0
    SCED 491 Observation and Practicum F, W 3.0
    SCED 492 Student Teaching F, W 12.0


    Application to the Teacher Education Program must take place before Professional Year courses may be taken.

    Application deadlines:
    February 15 for those beginning Professional Year courses in Fall Semester
    May 15 for those beginning Professional Year courses in Winter Semester

    No grade below “C-” accepted
    All courses in the Education major can be retaken 1 time to improve a grade lower than C-.
    If the second attempt is lower than a C-, the student will be removed from the major.


    Program Outcomes


    Upon completing a major in Secondary Education, students can demonstrate an understanding of these outcomes:

    1. Learner Development - The teacher candidate designs and implements developmentally appropriate and challenging learning experiences.
    2. Learning Differences - The teacher candidate creates inclusive learning environments that enable each learner to meet high standards.
    3. Learning Environments - The teacher candidate works with others to create environments that support individual and collaborative learning and that encourage positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.
    4. Content Knowledge - The teacher candidate understands the discipline(s) he or she teaches and creates learning experiences that make these aspects of the discipline accessible and meaningful for learners to assure mastery of the content.
    5. Application of Content - The teacher candidate uses differing perspectives to engage learners in critical thinking, creativity, and collaborative problem solving related to authentic local and global issues.
    6. Assessment - The teacher candidate uses multiple methods of assessment to engage learners in their own growth, to monitor learner progress, and to guide the teacher’s and learner’s decision making.
    7. Planning for Instruction - The teacher candidate plans instruction that supports every student in meeting rigorous learning goals.
    8. Instructional Strategies - The teacher candidate uses a variety of instructional strategies to encourage learners to develop deep understanding of content areas and their connections, and to build skills to apply knowledge in meaningful ways.
    9. Professional Learning and Ethical Practice - The teacher candidate uses evidence to continually evaluate his/her practice, particularly the effects of his/her choices and actions on others (learners, families, other professionals, and the community), and adapts practice to meet the needs of each learner.
    10. Leadership and Collaboration - The teacher candidate seeks appropriate leadership roles and opportunities to take responsibility for student learning, and to collaborate with learners, families, colleagues, other school professionals.