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Kinesiology - Early Childhood-12th Grade (EC-12) Physical Education Emphasis, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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The Early Childhood-12th Grade (EC-12) Physical Education Emphasis program at Saint Edward's University prepares you to become a certified physical education teacher in grades EC–12. In this track, you will:

  • Study all aspects of fitness and its important role in fostering lifelong health
  • Explore the fundamentals of physical activity in adolescents including motor development and biomechanics
  • Learn to design curricula, fitness plans and recreational activities
  • Develop coursework on aspects of well-being
  • Participate in a student-teaching internship

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Instructional Topics 
  • Introduction to Kinesiology and Sport Sciences
  • Safety and First Aid
  • Health, Physical Education for Children
  • Recreation, Sport for the Adolescent 
  • Motor Learning and Development
  • Schooling, Education and Society
  • Concepts of Physical Fitness and Wellness
  • Educational Technology Integration

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Major Requirements: 43 hours of Kinesiology major courses and 7 hours of Kinesiology supporting courses.
  • Required Teacher Education Minor: 19 hours of Teacher Education courses and 6 hours earned in a student-teaching internship.
  • General Education Requirements: 51 hours of general education courses in addition to major and minor courses.


Tuition Fee

  • International

    11676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46690 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    11676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46690 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Austin

  • 1243 - 2310 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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