Jul 06, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDU 260 - Health and Physical Education for the Classroom Teacher

3 Cr. Hrs.
This course is designed so that the teacher candidate knows and understands the subject matter related to health education in order to create opportunities for student development and practice of skills that contribute to good health. Topics include mental and emotional well-being, nutrition, personal fitness, diseases, substance use/abuse, liability/safety issues, movement concepts, games and classroom activities, and integration. The teacher candidate will explore human movement and physical activity as central elements to foster an active, healthy lifestyle and enhanced quality of life for learners. Emphasis is placed on the teacher candidate understanding the South Carolina Student Health and Fitness Act and how this legislation impacts the classroom.
Prerequisite(s): Prerequisite: Completion of Benchmark I.



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