Major The Minnesota Department of Education licenses physical education teachers for grades K-12. Major Requirements In order to be recommended for licensure, Hamline students must complete: The following Physical Education courses: EXSS 335 Kinesiology/Biomechanics (taken at the College of St. Catherine) PHED 1400 - Fundamental Concepts of Physical Education PHED 1540 - Individual Activities PHED 1550 - Rhythms PHED 1570 - Lifetime Sports PHED 1650 - Team Sports PHED 3350 - Teaching Water Safety Instruction (W.S.I.) Aquatics PHED 5620 - Adaptive/Developmental Physical Education PHED 5640 - Physiology of Exercise PHED 5850 - Physical Education in the Elementary School PHED 5910 - Scientific Bases of Physical Education PHED 5920 - Programming and Evaluation in Physical Education PHED 5940 - Management of Physical Education and Athletics The following health courses: Students must also complete the education department courses required for a Minnesota teaching license Students seeking a Physical Education license who wish to be recommended for licensure in Health Education as well must complete all requirements as outlined above plus the following courses: HLTH 3700: Critical Issues in Health Education, HLTH 5890 School Health Programs, EDU 3370 Teaching Health in the Elementary School BIOL 1120 - Biology of Human Function HLTH 1170 - Personal and Community Health HLTH 1520 - First Aid and Personal Safety HLTH 3630 - Prevention and Management of Athletic Injuries PSY 1330 - General Psychology One course chosen from: ANTH 1160 - Introduction to Anthropology SOC 1110 - Introduction to Sociological Thinking One course selected from: CHEM 1100 - Chemistry and Society CHEM 1130 - General Chemistry I PHYS 1130 - Physics for Poets PHYS 1150 - Algebra-based Physics I Licensing Requirements Students pursuing licensure recommendation in K-12 Physical Education must complete the Physical Education Major as outlined in the Major Requirements section above. Requirements for a K-12 Physical Education and Health license are also described above. Students must also complete the Education Department courses required for a Minnesota teaching license (see Education).